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Welcome to this not-for-profit educational resource database & website created in 1990 by Michael Vaughan PhD

An award-winnng weekly columnist for Canada's top newpapers including the National Post, Globe & Mail and Financial Times
This not-for-profit website is dedicated to providing readers with professional non-advertorial reviews

September 23, 2019 - First Day of Fall

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Supporters receive exclusive advance detailed reviews for each biweekly Vintages release & special summaries PLUS hidden LCBO sales
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2019
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Time-Out Summer Theatre - Shaw Festival
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The Ladykillers entertainingly silly!

Check out this current review

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Tickets for Saturday SEPT 28 Man and Superman front Orchestra
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wines the LCBO refused to let the media taste


September 28 Vintages Release
see our Summary of all 139 releases

Wine Fiction
WHA
T'S THE POINT?
A Pass for SirPasso

Do not be seduced by the 98-points awarded to this $16.95 Italian red - see our review here


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Monday's Release Peek Preview
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AND
see the most exciting New White Wine of the release
plus
the amazing wild Black Forest Raspberry Eau-de-Vie Spirit

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See our AUGUST 17 VA Report with 123 detailed reviews
August 17 Vintage Assessments Report
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VAR August 17th BUYS & BEST BUYS

The birth of Ontario's first
post-Prohibition winery
now celebrating 45 years

see the first INNISKILLIN feature published

Canada's first Vin Nouveau is born in 1974
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