Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Dec 8, 2018

Wine Picks Dec 8, 2018 Vintages Release

I wish there was a wine lottery I could enter to be able to try some of the iconic wines gracing the LCBO shelves this month.  Since I have not won that, or any other lottery here are the best value wines for your money from the Dec 8, 2018 Vintages release.  Check out the $31 Right Bank  Bordeaux that consistently outscored a $67 Right Bank Bordeaux. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Dec 8, 2018”

Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Oct 27, 2018

Oct 27, 2018 LCBO Vintages Release

The Oct 27, 2018 LCBO Vintages Release features Italian wines – and premium ones at that.  From now until the new year expect to see more and more premium wines on offer (which translates to higher and higher prices).  There are however many smart buys in this release with a few interesting Italian wines in the under $35 category and 2  chardonnays, scoring mid 90s for under $20.

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Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Aug 4, 2018

Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Aug 4, 2018

The Aug 4, 2018 LCBO Vintages Release  is padded with 90+ scoring wines under $25. There are a number of high scoring good value Chardonnays, including a Burgundian Chardonnay hailing from very close to Pouilly- Fuissé and one from Leaning Post Wines who just were awarded a Platinum medal for one of their Chardonnays by the National Wine Awards of Canada.

Leaning Post was one of 3 Ontario wineries to win National Wine Awards Canada Platinum in the Chardonnay category  for their Leaning Post Chardonnay Wismer Foxcroft Vineyard 2015.  So –  not the Platinum winner on offer but I am curious to try the Leaning Post The Fifty Chardonnay 2015.

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Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release May 12, 2018

Wine Recommendations May 12, 2018 LCBO Vintages Release

The May 12, 2018 LCBO Vintages Release features Bordeaux wines and Rosés.  Lucky for us on both counts.

The Liqueur and  Fortified Sections also hold some interesting offerings – a Raspberry Liqueur, high scoring Vermouth and Sherry and another high scoring Late Bottle Vintage Port. All very reasonably prices so a good chance to add to your cellar or round out your bar! Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release May 12, 2018”

Wine Picks LCBO Vintage Release March 17, 2018

Four bottles of wine from LCBO Vintages Release March 17, 2018

Break away from the green beer long enough to explore the good value in the LCBO Vintages Release for March 17, 2018! Some interesting grapes and blends from other-than-traditional-regions.

This release is a perfect opportunity to explore and compare  the versatile Merlot varietal from various countries. Check here for  Merlot Wine Tasting recommendations from this release. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintage Release March 17, 2018”