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Dear LCBO: This is NOT the time to promote French wines. We are Canadian and proud of it

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The headline on the June 25th Vintages release at our beloved LCBO monopoly shouts: South Side Story: Wines of Southern France. Then 12 pages of spectacular photography and enticing bottles of French wine are proudly displayed with glowing reviews and effusive praise for all. Continue reading

Chardonnay (plus some cool red wines) featured at i4C in July: All you need to know right here

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Over the past five years over 23,000 bottles of Chardonnay from 160 wineries around the world have been poured at the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (i4C). Continue reading

22 Canadian wineries to present their wines at Prowein in Düsseldorf March 13-15

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Canadian wineries from British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia have joined together to exhibit under the brand of “Wines of Canada” at ProWein International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits, March 13-15. Continue reading

The stars come out at Vintages’ Nov. 14 release: Versado, Bachelder, Stratus … and a Super Tuscan worth splurging on

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Peter Gamble and wife Ann Sperling have a long and storied history in the Canadian wine industry. And seven years ago, with the purchase of a perfect little vineyard in Mendoza wine country, they spread that reach — and passion for making world-class wines — to Argentina. Continue reading

A rogue parcel of Cab Franc from Pearl Morissette, plus other Niagara wines, highlights at Vintages release Saturday

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It was a rogue parcel of Cabernet Franc that puzzled vigneron Francois Morissette. It was outside the norm for what the Jordan winemaker/partner of Pearl Morissette was used to and he just wasn’t sure how to proceed. Continue reading

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