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

Wine Picks LCBO Vintage 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”

Four bottles of wine chosen from LCBO Vintage Release Mar 3, 2018

Wine Picks LCBO Release March 3, 2018

This LCBO release or March 3, 2018 features wines of the Southern Hemisphere. I don’t find it noticeably different  than most since there is always a heavy emphasis on Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and Chile in the offerings every release.  There are however, lots of good value wine on offer.  Be sure to check out the $20 Chianti Classico that out-scored $50 Brunellos in a blind tasting!

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Wine Picks LCBO Release Nov 11, 2017

You can tell the holiday season is approaching by the price tags in the Vintage release.  The French features in this release easily run $50 + topping out at $257.95 for a Super Tuscan. Because of the emphasis on richest of French, American and Italian wines, some of the best values in my target range (under $35.00) are Canadian! There is also a controversial Tuscan Red scored at 99 points for $28.95.   Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Release Nov 11, 2017”