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Dear Natalie, July 9, 2011

Lots of blockbuster wines scoring 90 points and higher in today's reviews. Plus, there are terrific (and affordable) sparkling wines and dry rosés for summer sipping. 

Planning a trip to wine country? We've just added wineries from Oregon and Texas, as well as a number of new wineries in Niagara and the Okanagan to the World Winery Directory. You'll find pictures, directions, wine reviews and maps. 

I've also noted my favourite movies with memorable wine and food scenes below. Crack open a great wine this weekend, find a comfy sofa and watch one of them.

Wines of the Week
Here are my top wine picks for today Saturday, July 9.  The highlights include high-scoring blockbuster wines with 90 points or more out of 100, affordable sparkling wines, zesty whites and dry rose. More »

Wine Pairing of the Week
Just the title of this recipe from Tracy Black who owns the catering company Epicuria makes my mouth water: BBQ Salmon with Whisky Molasses Marinade. Pair it with the rosés, pinot noirs or off-dry rieslings that you'll find in today wine picks. More »

Wine Tip of the Week
Some of the movies I love best feature wine and food prominently in them. In fact, I get quite distracted with the pairings and glassware, losing track of the plot easily. No matter, it's still very entertaining. Here are some of my favourites ... More »

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