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Dear Bacchus, November 8, 2013

This tweet caught my eye this morning: "Lord, give me coffee to change the things I can, and wine to accept the things I can't."

If you're looking for serenity in a bottle, tomorrow's wine picks has many divine reds and whites.

The focus is on gift wines for the holidays, as well as dessert wines for those sugar plums that'll be dancing in your head.

You can get the text shopping list that shows the stock for each wine in your closest liquor stores.

You can also take a sneak peak at my top picks for the November 23 Release.

The editors of Chatelaine, Canada's largest magazine, recently hosted their first dinner party in the Chatelaine Kitchen (pictured left). It was a dazzling display of food and wine pairing. You can see the pictures and videos at the link above.


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

You can get the text shopping list that shows the number of bottles for each wine in your closest liquor stores. More »

Wine Pairing of the Week
This recipe for Monday Night Mac and Cheese is true comfort food for chillier evenings.

Pair this dish with pinot noir or chardonnay. Here's the recipe ...  More »

Wine Tip of the Week
Contributor Deborah Podurgiel (pictured left) is a graduate of the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Diploma Program, and makes her home in Vancouver, where's she's a passionate advocate of BC wines.

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

In the video clip below, Chef Massimo Capra, columnist for the Globe & Mail and Food Network host, recalls his most memorable wine on an Italian hillside during a spectacular truffle dinner, as well as The Grand Cru Culinary Festival, Canada's largest fundraiser for medical research.

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