The Wine Lover’s Picks LCBO Vintages Release Nov 10, 2018

Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Nov 10, 2018

The LCBO Vintages Release for Nov 10, 2018 follows the trend  toward pricey luxurious premium wines.  The next few editions of my wine picks might be the most important of the year as I suggest reasonably priced examples that may score well above ‘branded’ wines for a fraction of the cost.  Read on for lots of gift and holiday stock suggestions. Continue reading “The Wine Lover’s Picks LCBO Vintages Release Nov 10, 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 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”

Wine Picks LCBO Release March 3, 2018

Four bottles of wine chosen from LCBO Vintage Release Mar 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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