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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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Sunday, May 22, 2022


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2022 BUYERS GUIDES
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240 New Release Reviews
Notes & scores for VINTAGES from APRIL 30
to January 8 (out of 990 VINTAGES releases
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MAY 12 ONLINE ONLY RELEASE
41 RELEASES WILL NOT BE IN LCBO STORES
No Vintages Catalogue

see MAY 12 linked summary
ALSO SEE LCBO MAY 12 RELEASE TEXT REPORT

April 30 VINTAGES RELEASE

See our April 30 Buyers Guide


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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May 21 Vintages Release

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295 LTO offers valid until Sunday MAY 22, 2022
89 AirMiles offers valid until Saturday
MAY 21, 2022

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