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                                                                                                              March 17, 2016
Hi Bacchus,

My grandmother was a Brophy, so I'm 100% Irish today.

St. Patrick's Day is such a big deal to me that I hung a stocking last night ...this morning it was full of beer.

Hey Clover Claus, I asked for wine ;)

Ireland and Italy are the feature countries in this missive, and in the LCBO's Vintages Release this Saturday.

Here are the stores that have your lucky wines in stock.


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P.S. How can you organize your own informal wine tasting with friends? Find out below ...

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Videos: Blind Tasting Reveals the Heart of Tuscany

Unlike most wine tastings, this one had an unusual twist ... and a delicious ending.

Discover some terrific Tuscan wines to pair with your favourite Italian dishes.

You can watch the videos here.

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Drinkin' the Green: Top 10 Wines for St. Patrick's Day

Which wines go best with the “green food” that we’ll enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day, such as corned beef and cabbage or Irish stew? 

Is that abomination green beer the only option?

Thank your lucky stars, no ...

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The Grapes of Laugh: How to Host a Wine Tasting Club?   

A wine club is more fun than a Tupperware party ... unless, of course, you’re drinking from the Tupperware.

The only goal is to enjoy yourself and perhaps find a new favorite bottle.

Here are tips on organizing your own wine tasting club at home with friends ...

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