Now in its 24th year
Welcome to our educational trade resource database/website created in 1990 by consumer-advocate Michael Vaughan
Dedicated to professional buyers, sommeliers, discerning wine & food lovers and all visitors in search of quality.
Includes www.BestSpirit.com, Vintage Destinations, TimeOut Toronto and Liquid Assets.
Our fundraising efforts include Covenant House, York University & Moorelands.
This website recieves over 6,000 daily page views.

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November 22 Vintage Assessments

See our linked Summaries with all reviews
November 22 Vintages Release
November 22 Entire Release Summary (224 items)
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Biweekly Vintages Delistings
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November 10 Vintages Delistings

Tasting notes & scores for every item being delisted
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Get the December 6 reviews before the release
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Discover Nova Scotia 2014
See Michael Vaughan's previous travel feature
Discovering Nova Scotia Treasures
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Getting to Halifax


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Destination: The Finger Lakes
Discovering the Finger Lakes
click here to see my previous Vintage Destinations feature

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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

Full Tasting Note Database
trial full tasting reviews access

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PT 9 LCBO Promotions
440 AirMiles & LTOs

Until NOVEMBER 29/30
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complete with Agent Id & LCBO links

Falling in Love with BEAUJOLAIS

New BEST BUY Chardonnay

Classic 2013 Chablis

Sample our previous edition

October 25 edition of Vintage Assessments

RELEASE SUMMARY of reviews for all items

SHOPPING LIST Recommended & Best Buys

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Special Trade Resources
upcoming release trade reports

December 6, 2014 release
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to see the 170+ items in this release

Discovering the Best Value Vodka
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Best Spirit Tasting Note Database
Featuring a total of 1,147 spirit reviews
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Previously Posted Features
Irish Whiskey - click here
Malt Mania - click here
Cognac - click here
Scotch Whisky - click here

2014 licensee-only selections


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