One of the features in the LCBO Jan 19, 2019 release highlights wines to go with comfort foods so lots of ‘meaty’wines on offer. The real bonus though are the Cellar Suggestions. Here is a chance to stock up your cellar with 90+ rated wines. Continue reading “The Wine Lover’s Picks LCBO Vintages Release Jan 19, 2019”
The January 5th, 2019 Vintages release theme is good value wines. In order to do that they are featuring a combo of tried and true value regions along with some lesser known varietals from lesser known regions.
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From Drinks to Dessert – choose from 18 different ideas for your New Year’s Eve Party menu. There is a little something for everyone here! Continue reading “18 Ideas for Your New Year’s Menu”
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”
Insider tip – check out 2 Ontario Sparklings under $35 that consistently outscored a Champagne priced at $97.95. Happy New Year – you’re welcome!
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”
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.
The Oct 13th LCBO Vintages Release has something for everyone but Pinot Noir lovers will be particularly pleased with the variety of Pinots that are offered this release. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Oct 13, 2018”
At this time of the year you may be asking ‘What Wine goes with Turkey?’ The LCBO Vintages Release Sept 29, 2018 has many good value wines and lots of them are turkey-friendly. The Riesling feature will delight riesling lovers with several good value examples including a Canadian riesling and an Alsace Grand Cru. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release Sept 29, 2018”