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Natalie Maclean

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Dear [Contact.First Name], December 6, 2013

Three phrases capture the holiday spirit: "Peace on Earth," "Batteries not Included" and "Top Me Up."

Start with that last one. Tomorrow's LCBO Vintages Release has 103 wines that I've personally selected for your stocking.

This shopping list shows the stock for each wine at your closest stores, though (sadly) not who's been naughty or nice.

On Global TV's Morning Show today, we chatted about great gift wines and wines for turkey dinner and the holidays. 

We also have the winners of the best holiday wines under $25 in the Joy to the World Holiday Wine Match. They make for great pairings with seasonal dishes from roast turkey to latkes to yes, fruitcake.

Thanks for the thousands of wine lovers who voted for these wines. Together, we've created a terrific list wines for the holidays!

You can also give the gift of great wine all year with a gift subscription to my wine reviews. One size fits all as I recommend wines in every price point and style from the LCBO.

Life's too short (and holiday lineups too long) for even one bad bottle ... so let's top up your glass and those of your loved ones (of drinking age) with great wine this year!


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

You can get the text shopping list that shows the number of bottles for each wine in your closest LCBO stores. More »

Wine Pairing of the Week
This recipe for Poutine is a Canadian classic, and great for this time of year.

Pair this dish with a robust red wine, such as an Australian shiraz or a Canadian baco noir or cabernet franc that I've recommended. Here's the recipe ...  More »

Wine Tip of the Week
Contributor Rachelle O'Connor (pictured left) is both an accredited sommelier and nutritionist.

Check out her reviews, along with those of the fastest growing and most passionate community of wine reviewers in the country.

In the video below, we chat about The Little Grape that Could, a wine designed to raise funds for charity.

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