The LCBO Vintages Release February 20 2021 is dominated by red wines with France, Ontario and Spain of particular interest. Terrific opportunity for a Pinot Noir tasting in this release, some French classics from lesser known regions and you will want to know about the Spanish Tempranillo that was awarded Best in Show at Decanter World Wine Awards of 2019.Continue reading “Wine Picks <$35 from LCBO Vintages Release February 20 2021"
You can find all you Valentine wines in the LCBO Vintage Release Feb 6 2021 including a good choice of Sparklings and classic good value Burgundy Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.Continue reading “Wine Picks <$35 from LCBO Vintages Release February 6 2021"
The January 23 2021 LCBO Vintages Release focuses on Chile and BC. It is good chance to explore some British Columbia wines that we don’t see very often in Ontario. France is also making a particularly good showing this release.Continue reading “Wine Picks <$35 from LCBO Vintages Release January 23 2021"
There is a little bit of something for everyone in the LCBO Vintages Release Aug 22 2020. A port under $20, highly rated Sauvignon Blanc, Malbecs, interesting Syrahs.Continue reading “Wine Picks <$35 from LCBO Vintages Release August 22 2020"
Chardonnay lovers are in for a treat with the LCBO Vintages Release for July 11, 2020. Two exceptional quality and values in particular on offer.Continue reading “Wine Picks <$35 from LCBO Vintages Release July 11th, 2020"
Wow… a high scoring Tawny Port at an unbelievable price, a 95 point Cab under $25… a Gold winning Viognier under $15….stock up!Continue reading “Wine Picks <$35 from LCBO Vintages Release March 7th, 2020"
Something in every category from this LCBO Vintages Release Feb 8th, 2020 for Valentine wine shoppers.Continue reading “Wine Picks < $35 from LCBO Vintages Release Feb 8th, 2020”
This release I have featured 3 grapes that many of us may be unfamiliar with. Since I have had the opportunity to join the media tasting lab for Vintages releases I would say my first major AHA has been how many lesser known grapes, especially Italian, are actually intriguing and very good value. So at the prices below you can afford to experiment!Continue reading “Wine Picks < $35 for LCBO Vintages Release Jan 25th, 2020"
Here are the highlights of the wines that I sampled at the media tasting for this LCBO Vintages Release. This is based on the sub-set of wines Vintages put on offer for review. The Best are the highest scoring based on my tasting experience. The Rest are the remaining wines I happened to review and include wines of interest and value.
The January 11, 2020 LCB) Vintages is loaded with excellent value wines. There are 12 recommended here with 90+ points under $20, some well under. So..if you received an LCBO gift card for Christmas you are in luck. Consider stocking up!
There are 2 cru Beaujolais under $20 and many others just over the $20 mark.Continue reading “The Best and The Rest Jan 11, 2020 LCBO Vintages Release”