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Beaujolais Nouveau and Novello 2018

On Thursday the 15th, the LCBO will release the Nouveau and Novello  wines. In a word: Not an auspicious year for Beaujolais Nouveau and Italian Novello!

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Best Wines of 2017

Here is my “Best of the Year” list of wines I have tasted at the Vintages release tastings.

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Wines of the Week for November 30, 2017

Cantina Sociale Valpolicella Negrar Corvina 2015 (Veneto) $9.85 (LCBO #519199) Corvina is one of the three major grapes in Valpolicella – here produced as a single variety.  Deep ruby in colour with an earthy, cherry nose backed by light oak … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews – November 24–26, 2017

Jean-Luc Colombo Les Collines de Laure 2015 Méditérranée is a geographical appellation covering wines made in a large area on the southeast coast of France, roughly corresponding to the Provence wine region, as well as a part of the Rhône … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 672: Spanish Medal

Monday, October 30th: The kitchen has been dismantled awaiting the installation of the new cabinetry. Which means we’re camping out – using the microwave and the toaster oven that sit on the floor in the living room. And eating out … Continue reading

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