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Dear Bacchus, August 16, 2013

Just in time for your weekend are some terrific wines in tomorrow's wine picks, including robust Chilean syrah and berry-ripe New Zealand pinot noir ...

... and yes, the new dry rosé from Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie made at their winery in Provence ... box office hit or bust? Find out here ...

Get the text shopping list showing stock for all 97 wines I've recommended at your closest stores.

You can also take a look at my reviews for the August 31 wines.

I'd like to raise a glass to 24,000 friends on Twitter - I love sharing a passion for wine with you there!

The video to the left, Tom Vigeant, Coordinator of the Sommelier Certificate Program at La Cite Collegiale, answers the 5 worst questions that you can ask a sommelier. We had fun with this.

Enjoy your weekend,

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

Wine Pairing of the Week
This recipe for Campfire Chili with Banana and Cream Cheese S'mores is a delicious, hearty outdoor treat for late summer camping, even in the backyard. Pair it with the robust red wines I've recommended for August 17. Here's the recipe ...  More »

Wine Tip of the Week
Contributor Sara Mantle (pictured left) of Calgary is completing her WSET certification. Check out her reviews, along with those of the fastest growing and most passionate community of wine bloggers in the country. 

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