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Dear Bacchus, February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day! This week's wine picks offers many highly effective wines for seduction if you plan to continue celebrating on the weekend.

Speaking of a vine romance, I've fallen in love with the next big thing in social media, Vine. Think of it as YouTube for Twitter. It's going to change the way we share our passion for wine ... take a peek and see what I mean.

You'll also find mouth-watering wine and chocolate pairings in this video with a Master Chocolatier. Rosemary- and bacon-infused chocolate anyone? There's a wine for that too.

Have a great weekend!
P.S. You'll find more than 50 ways to keep your lover with 50 chocolate and wine pairings in the Drinks Matcher Drinks Matcher.


Wines of the Week
Here are all my picks for Best Value and Top Rated red, white, sparkling, rose and dessert wines. More »

Wine Pairing of the Week
This recipe for Chocolate Bailey's Tart from Chef Martin Leprise pairs well with the liqueur or try it with Banyuls, Vintage Port or even Cognac. It just takes 35 minutes to make ... More »

Wine Tip of the Week
Contributor Joe Hache (left) has a passion for Prince Edward County wines, where he and his partner Delores live. Check out his reviews of these wines, as well as other great values from around the world.

In our second video chat below, Member of Parliament Dan Albas talks about the importance of allowing Canadians to buy and ship wines across the country.

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