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Now in its 25th year
Welcome to the not-for-profit educational resource database & website created by Michael Vaughan.
An award-winnng
columnist for Canada's top newpapers, the Globe & Mail and National Post, along with numeous magazines.
This website is dedicated to individuals with discerning tastes, including professional buyers, sommeliers and individuals in search of quality.
Our fundraising efforts include Covenant House, York University & Moorelands.
This website receives an average of 6,000 daily page views.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Discover New Zealand
of the dozen or so articles I have written about New Zealand
see
New Culinary Cornucopia & A Taste of Things to Come
Thrills Every Sense



Special Visitor Resources
this website has no advertorial or paid reviews
all reviews & features are written for the reader
Survivors Guide to Vintages
sample two previous editions
January 10th Vintage Assessments
See our linked Summaries with all 97 reviews
click here to see
also
Recommended/Best Buy Summary
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Full Tasting Note Database
trial access to all our reviews


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new WineScan iphone app
every Vintages review prior to the release
for your iphone and ipad
try it today for less than $10 a year - click here

sign up and I will send you our most recent edition
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Special Trade Resources

PT 11 LCBO Promotions
371 AirMiles & LTOs

Until January 31 - February 1
complete with Agent Id & LCBO links
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Coming up in Vintages

February 7, 2015 release
To see the list sorted by agent click here
Click here
to see the 121 items in this release


BestSpirits
Discovering the Best Value Vodka
click here

Best Spirit Tasting Note Database
Featuring a total of 1,223 spirit reviews

click here
Previously Posted Features
the LCBO has made our product links non-functional
Irish Whiskey - click here
Malt Mania - click here
Cognac - click here
Scotch Whisky - click here

Current licensee-only selections

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A Blast from the Past
Reviewing Vintages from Day One
See Michael Vaughan’sToronto Life feature from 1974
The very first Vintages store
Toronto Life Magazine

 

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