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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
Friday - May 27, 2016

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May 28 Vintage Assessments
See the Release Summary with scores & tasting notes
for all 124 release

May 9 New Vintages Delistings
see all 19 new delistings all with scores & notes

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May 28 Vintages Best Buy

Luxardo Maraschino - Now with a $2 LTO
A Recommended Best Buy Italian Liqueur

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April 30 Vintage Assessments

consistent credible scores/reviews for all Vintages releases
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see the linked April 30 release SCORING SUMMARY
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Coming up in Vintages

June 11, 2016 release
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Click here to see the 137 items in this release

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See all new Top Sparkling Wines
Ratings for the top Sparklers
13 over the past 5 months to May 28, 2016
also
Ratings for the top Champagnes
7 over the past 5 months to May 28, 2016
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recent w&s world updates
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MIGUEL TORRES
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posted April 20, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

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




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