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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 knowledgeable individuals, including professional buyers, sommeliers and licensees in search of quality.
Our fundraising efforts include Covenant House, York University, Moorelands.
this website receives an average of 4,000 daily page views
Saturday - April 30, 2016

406 AirMiles & LTOs - PT2
Promotions until May 21-22

your complete guide with Agent Id & LCBO links

SPRING 2016: HELLO SPRING
Period 2 Marketing & Product Guide
April 24, 2016 – May 21, 2016

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April 25 New Vintages Delistings
see all 16 new delistings all with scores & notes

April 30 Vintage Assessments
Release Summary scores & tasting notes for all 127 items


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See you at the 36th London Wine Fair May 3-5

this week in vintages
A BEST BUY AREGENTINA CAB-SAUV

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New Top Sparkling Wines
Ratings for the top Sparklers
17 over the past 4 months to April 30, 2016
also
Ratings for the top Champagnes
6 over the past 4 months to April 30, 2016
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April 2 Vintage Assessments

consistent credible scores/reviews for all Vintages releases
now fully linked to LCBO store availability

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Coming up in Vintages

May 14, 2016 release
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Saturday June 4th, 2016


w&s news of the week
TRUMP VODKA SEIZED IN KOSHER SCAM
posted April 22, 2016 by Neal Baker

MIGUEL TORRES
“I WOULDN’T INVEST IN SOUTHERN SPAIN”
posted Apri 20, 2016 by Lucy Shaw


PARKER STEPS BACK FROM BORDEAUX
posted April 19, 2016 by Rupert Millar

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