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Welcome to this not-for-profit educational resource database & website created by Michael Vaughan PhD
An award-winnng weekly columnist for Canada's top newpapers including the National Post, Globe & Mail and the Financial Times
This not-for-profit website is dedicated to providing readers with independent non-advertorial reviews
Monday - August 2, 2021

ANNOUNCING OUR NEW LCBO PRE-RELEASE RESOURCES
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and LCBO Classics Catalogues
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About Vintage Asessments
our roots - check it out here
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2021 BUYERS GUIDE

SEE OUR 443 TOP CHOICES
Notes & scores for ALL TOP SCORES from JULY 24
to JANUARY 9 (out of 1,714 VINTAGES releases)

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEWS

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July Classics Order Sign -In Live Now
also just-updated
August Classics Order Sheets

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PRE-RELEASE CHARDONNAY REVIEWS

Now posted July 24 Vintages Reviews
see July 24 Vintages Catalogue


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Ontario's Wine Revolution

See the results of Canada's
1st tasting in London England
with top critics Hugh Johnson, Jancis Robinson, Steven Spurrier & many more
SEE THE 1976 TORONTO LIFE FEATURE


History in the Making
THE BIRTH OF VINTAGES

In 1974 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 the original Toronto Life feature from March 1974
when BOLLINGER CHAMPAGNE BRUT RD 1961 was $16.45

NEW VISITOR RESOURCES
Coming Wednesday new August 7 Vintages reviews
See August 7 Vintages Catalogue

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63,000 LINKED SCORES/NOTES
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2020 BUYERS GUIDE

2,889 VINTAGES RELEASES
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notes & scores for all releases
from JANUARY to DECEMBER


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