Here are the highlights of the wines that I tasted and reviewed from a sub-set of wines Vintages put on offer for review from the May 11, 2019 LCBO Vintages Release. The Best are the highest scoring based on my tasting experience. The Rest are the remaining wines reviewed and include wines of interest and value. Continue reading “The Best & The Rest- LCBO Vintages Release May 11, 2019”
Sauvignon Blanc is the star of the LCBO Vintages Release May 11, 2019 with shining examples from the Loire Valley and New Zealand. There is also a Beaujolais that critics say ‘would embarrass many crus’…. at $16.95! Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release May 11, 2019”
Exciting news folks! I now have access to the media tastings for the LCBO Vintages releases! That means I will be able to review and rate a curated sample of some 60 + wines from each release. Continue reading “The Best &The Rest- LCBO Vintages Release April 27, 2019”
The LCBO Vintages Release of April 27 2019 has some solid wines at great prices. Maybe the PACO & LOLA ALBARIÑO will become your new summer wine pick? Or the MATAHIWI ESTATE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2018 scoring well over 90 for $17.00. Continue reading “Wine Picks LCBO Vintages Release April 27, 2019”
If you want high scoring wines at great prices the LCBO Vintages Release April 13, 2019 is made for you! It has lots of interesting gems in it: 5 great high scoring whites under $20; a good Bordeaux selection along with a French Viognier and Sancerre and Sparklings worth stocking up on.
The Liquor store gods continue to smile on us with the LCBO Vintages Release of March 16, 2019. Some exceptional value wines in many categories – sweet wine, Ports, Southern France. We are talking mid-90 scores for under $30 in many cases.
Award Winning Ontario Wines outstrip the ‘Noble Napa’ features for value in the LCBO’s Vintages Release March 2, 2019. This is a great opportunity to experience world class Ontario award winning wines. Continue reading “The Wine Lover’s Picks LCBO Vintages Release March 2 2019”
The Feb 16, 2019 LCBO Vintages Release is full of amazing value wine, many from the featured Australian regions. You won’t believe how many mid 90 ratings are under $20!! There are also a Grand Cru Bordeaux and a Pouilly Fuissé for your cellar in the $35 range, which is a rare treat! Continue reading “The Wine Lover’s Picks LCBO Vintages Release Feb 16, 2019”
Insider tip – check out 2 Ontario Sparklings under $35 that consistently outscored a Champagne priced at $97.95. Happy New Year – you’re welcome!