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An award-winnng columnist for Canada's top newpapers - the Globe & Mail and National Post, along with numerous magazines.
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September 17 Vintage Assessments
Summary with scores & tasting notes
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September 3 Vintage Assessments
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see the linked September 3 release SCORING SUMMARY

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