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Dear Bacchus, August 3, 2012

Tomorrow's wine picks feature several perennial favourites, including the incredible LA Cetto Syrah at $11.95, the glorious Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 that scored 93 points and so much more to make your taste buds happy.   

You may find these tips for champagnes and wines in my latest column for Four Seasons Magazine helpful for both weddings and large gatherings. 

If you missed Canada's first live Google +
video group wine tasting, you can watch the YouTube broadcast and taste along with us.

There are lots of great tips on pairing with cheese, but it's not one of those dry, technical wine tastings -- more like dropping into a cocktail party where everyone knows your name ...
PS My thanks to Amy Black at Random House in getting Unquenchable on the Taste Canada Awards Shortlist. A Teflon liver will only take you so far, then you must surrender to the sober second pen of an editorial wizard ...
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Here are all my picks for Best Value and Top Rated red, white, sparkling, rose and dessert wines here ... More »

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