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An award-winnng weekly columnist for Canada's top newpapers including the National Post, Globe & Mail and Financial Times
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Thursday, June 30, 2022


About Vintage Asessments
our roots - check it out here
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THE SECRET IS OUT
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SPARKLING METHOD CHAMPENOISE

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(did I say ever? - I just bough 4 cases)
an unsolicited & unpaid-for review


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2022 BUYERS GUIDE
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279 New Release Reviews to June 18
Linked notes & scores for VINTAGES from January to June

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July 16 Vintages Release


What's wrong with the LCBO
Penalizing regulations that put importers out of business


check it out here
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THE BIRTH OF VINTAGES


In October 1973 the LCBO opened its first Vintages outlet.  In those days it was called the Rare Wines & Spirits Shop & was initially located in a tiny small third floor room at 43 Freeland Street. It then moved to an upscale location across from St. Lawrence Market.
See
my original Toronto Life feature from March 1974
when BOLLINGER CHAMPAGNE BRUT RD 1961 was just $16.45

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June 18 Vintages Release

see our JUNE 18 updated reviews

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483 LINKED NEW JULY
LCBO PROMOTIONS


Our Exclusive NEW Linked PT4 Summary
322 LTO offers valid until Sunday JULY 17, 2022
161 AirMiles offers valid until Saturday JULY 16
, 2022

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