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                                                                                                              September 3, 2015
Hi Bacchus,

The focus of Saturday's LCBO Vintages Release is on the wide diversity of wines you'll find in the Vintages section of the store.

Here's the complete list of wines showing the LCBO stores closest to you that have them in stock now.

I challenge you to try something completely different this weekend and have created a custom list to guide you:

                                11 Wonderfully Weird Wines Your Taste Buds Will Love

Check back tomorrow for stock updates to create your custom shopping list as many of them will sell out on Saturday.


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P.S. Here's the new edition of my Top 20 Wines Under $20: Surrender Summer in September? Never!


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CTV's The Social: Celebrity Winemaker Quiz

In honour of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that starts next week, here's a fun quiz show that we played on The Social.

Can you guess which celebrities own wineries?

You can watch the video here.

Stay tuned, as we'll be chatting about wine on The Social again on September 17 ...

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The Dark Side of Wine in the Movie: Film (Pinot) Noir

When Silence of the Lambs hit the theatres, many wine lovers eased up on the chianti after watching Hannibal Lecter pair the Tuscan wine with fava beans and "liver."

(Oenophiles sniffed that, in the novel, the wine pairing was a more classic Amarone della Valpolicella.)

A decade later in the sequel Hannibal, Lecter’s connoisseurship rises to a new level: he selects a 1996 Château Phélan-Ségur.

And while his decision to pair such a robust red with pan-fried "frontal lobes" cannot be faulted, that he also chooses to serve it with caviar is simply barbaric.

But the darkest moments for wine in movies are when ...

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Recipe: Butternut & Swiss Cheese Ravioli Soup 

Autumn is the perfect time of year to stock up on flavourful squashes as they’re in season.

This harvest-inspired soup will be an instant hit – whether you’re entertaining guests or getting the family together. Here's the quick, easy recipe ...


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