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680 NEWS wine reviews, November 2–4, 2018

Pelee Island Winery Chardonnay 2016 To save my wine budget I surf the LCBO website for limited time offers, which can save me a buck or two. Until November 11th, Pelee Island Winery Chardonnay 2016 is on sale for $11.45 … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, October 26–28, 2018

Rocca delle Macie Sasyr Sangiovese Syrah 2014 Chianti winemakers will sometimes break out of their traditional Sangiovese model and blend in an international variety like Syrah. Which is exactly what Rocca delle Macie did for their Sasyr Sangiovese Syrah 2014. … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, October 19–21, 2018

Rivera Il Falcone Castel del Monte 2012 The province of Puglia, the heel and spur of the boot that is Italy, produces deep dense red wines. Currently at Vintages outlets is an excellent example: Rivera Il Falcone Castel Del Monte … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, October 12–14, 2018

Château Gassier Le Pas du Moine Rosé 2017 If you search the LCBO product list you’ll find over 500 rosés. I haven’t tried them all but one of the best I’ve tasted is Château Gassier Le Pas du Moine Rosé … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, October 5–7, 2018

Pelee Island Mousseux de Pomme Apple Wine The difference between apple cider and apple wine is the alcohol content. Apple wine has some 10% alcohol, twice as much as most ciders. There’s an apple wine currently on LCBO shelves, made … Continue reading

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