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Dear Bacchus, January 31, 2014

Ginger and Fred, Beyonce and Jay-Z ... pick your favourite duo as we've gone live with the wine equivalent today ....

Our team has worked hard to be the first Canadian wine site to launch real-time inventory updates, wine reviews and custom shopping lists for ...

                   Wines in Both > LCBO and SAQ

Okay, so it's not exactly Bradjalina, but now you can find out which stores closest to you have your favourite wines in the country's largest liquor store chains, plus get reviews and scores from our team of 23 accredited sommeliers.

We were also first to offer this service in British Columbia, so please be kind and relieve the wine-shopping anxiety of your friends and family in these three provinces ...

Let them know that buying great wine is now a whole lot easier ;)

Speaking of that, tomorrow's LCBO Vintages Release is all about Australia, from robust shiraz and cabernet, to mouth-filling chardonnay and zesty riesling: great with Super Bowl snacks.

This shopping list shows the stock for each wine at your closest stores. You can also take a sneak peak at the Feb 15 wines.
In a new series of videos with Canadian Press, we're exploring different wines and pairings.

The first video to the lower left looks at icewine as a great match at the beginning of your meal, rather than the end. Stay warm this weekend!


P.S. This Top 10 Most Influential Wine Bloggers list on Twitter can help you find even more wine suggestions on social media.


Wines of the Week
Here are all my  Best Value and Top Rated red, white, sparkling, rosé and dessert wines. This text wine shopping list shows the number of bottles for each wine in your closest LCBO stores. More »

Wine Pairing of the Week
This recipe for Raclette with Beer-Braised Red Cabbage pairs well with Pinot Noir. Here's the recipe ...  More »

Wine Tip of the Week
Contributor Matt Steves (pictured left) is an accredited sommelier who recently took part in one of our ongoing series of team tastings, this one with an Australian winemaker. Here are his wine reviews and videos.

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

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