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Hi Bacchus, July 18, 2014

Tomorrow's wine picks features some spectacular new red wines for your grilled meat as well as cool climate chardonnays for fresh seafood and salad.

Everybody's happy.

This shopping list tells you how many bottles are in stock at your closest liquor stores. Plus sneak peak: August 2 reviews.

The new wine mobile app that we launched last month has had a staggering number of downloads: thank-you!

We chat about why wine is the perfect product category for smartphone apps in the Canadian Press video (lower left), a wine education series of articles and videos posted on the daily newspaper sites across the country.

Makes sense: Do you make most of your wine buying decisions behind a desktop computer at home? Nope.

A wine app is your pocket sommelier, right there with you in the liquor store as you stand in front of a wall of bottles: instant access and answers as to which wines you'll love.

You'll find more tips and posts on wine cellars, whether you're starting out with one rack or planning to design the underground den of Dionysus.

Enjoy this gorgeous weekend!
P.S. This coming Thursday on CTV's The Social we will chat about great wines for dinner parties. Then Friday on Global Morning Television, we will pick the best wines for weddings and summer parties. Join us next week!


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Wines of the Week
Here are all my  Best Value and Top Rated red, white, sparkling, rosé and dessert wines. This text wine shopping list shows the number of bottles for each wine in your closest liquor stores. More »

Wine Pairing of the Week
This Recipe for Curried Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers from Reif Winery pairs well with Riesling. Here's the recipe ...  More »

Wine Tip of the Week
Wine blogger Chris Coughlin (left) from Ottawa is a graduate of the Level 3 Diploma from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET).

Check out Chris's reviews, along with those of the fastest growing, most passionate community of wine reviewers in the country.

In the Canadian Press video below, we talk about how to buy the perfect wine for summer. Hint: Think Canadian!

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