ON THE SEARCH FOR ETHEREALITY IN BURGUNDY


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http:// The trouble with tasting really good Burgundy is that it can ruin me, if only for the moment. Great Burgundy whites can be lean and rich at the same time, and words often fail to describe the subtleties of perfume and flavour that mark the great reds. Why, I think as I take a […]

February 12, 2019

2017 BURGUNDY OFFERING: WHEN COTE D’OR PRAYERS WERE ANSWERED?


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2017  BURGUNDY OFFERING: WHEN COTE D’OR PRAYERS WERE ANSWERED? After a succession of meagre years, beset by hail, rot and frost, nature has finally answered growers’ prayers, delivering a plentiful crop to equal or surpass the volumes achieved in 2009, the region’s last abundant vintage. After the gloom of 2016, a year ravished by the […]

January 30, 2019

INTRODUCING BODEGAS WEINERT


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We’re thrilled to be importing the iconic wines of Bodegas Weinert, this historic Winery crafts wine with an old school ethos rarely seen these days. Acclaim for the wines of Bodegas Weinert “I visited the Weinert bodega on my very first visit to Argentina in 1989 and am told it is still an extraordinary building, […]

January 21, 2019

3 KILLER BUYS ON THE LCBO SHELVES RIGHT NOW


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2017 Domaine Seguinot Chablis – 91 points Vinous – $25.95 The 2017 Chablis has a fresh, what you might call “transparent” bouquet with impressive mineralité for a Village Cru. The palate is well balanced and intense, just the right amount of bitterness that lends tension, dovetailing into a vibrant, malic, energetic finish that is very […]

January 14, 2019

LA FESTA DEL BAROLO 2019


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We’ve received another tranche of wines from five top growers in Piemonte, Luciano Sandrone, Voerzio Martini, Mauro Veglio, Gianfranco Bovio and Crissante Alessandria, as usual, allocations are small, critical acclaim is very high, and demand often outpaces supply. All wines ready to ship. Vintage notes 2013 – A cool growing season and late harvest produced gorgeous Barolos with […]

November 23, 2018

THE DEBBIE TRAVIS COLLECTION


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CIN CIN – Introducing the 2016 Debbie Travis Rosso di Montalcino – Tuscany. Debbie has always had passion for and interest in wine. Learning and sharing her knowledge of wine and food pairings has been a new venture that she shares with  peers and colleagues. Debbie has found that many women whether they are young […]

November 13, 2018