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LCBO VINTAGES July Releases

Visit your local LCBO VINTAGES for these lovely new releases in July!

July 8th – Buena Vista, North Coast ChardonnayTorres, Salmos Priorat Penedes

July 22nd – Gérard Bertrand, Côte des RosesMaison AIX, AIX RoséSartori, Refosco dal Penuncolo Rosso Venezie

Plus, save $2.50 on Concilio, Pinot Grigio & $2 on Cusumano, Syrah until July 16th.

Save $3 on Sacred Hill, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc & $2 on Cusumano, Nero D’Avola; Torres, Sangre de Toro & Miguel Torres, Las Mulas Sauvignon Blanc from July 17th – August 13th.

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LCBO VINTAGES June Releases

Stop by your local LCBO VINTAGES for these new releases in June!

Product Launch: Sacred Hill, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

June 1st – Cusumano, 2014 Alta Mora Etna Rosso

June 10th – Gérard Bertrand, 2014 Grand Terroir Gres de Montpellier & 2016 Gris Blanc (1.5L)

June 24th – Gérard Bertrand, 2015 Reserve Speciale Viognier, Chevalier Monopole Brut Rose

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Plus, save $2 on Luigi Bosca, Malbec until June 18th. Save $2.50 on Concilio, 2016 Pinot Grigio & $2 on Cusumano, Syrah June 19th – July 16th.

BODEGA ALVEAR

Throughout its 284-year long history, Bodegas Alvear has passed ownership from parent to child. The business is currently in the hands of the eighth generation!

Over the years, each of the family’s successive generations has contributed to the balance of state-of-the-art technology while preserving its architectural heritage.

This historic bodega combines the rich land of southern Spain and a dedicated family to produce exceptional wines.

Alvear Fino (Dry Sherry): Serve chilled with olives, shellfish, ham, cheese, fish, snacks or sushi. More details on Alvear Fino here.

Alvear Medium Dry (Sherry Amontillado): Try with nuts, onion soup, charcuterie and cheese like cheddar or gouda. Try it with Mexican and Thai food. More details on Alvear Medium Dry here.

Try Alvear Fino or Medium Dry in a cocktail!

LCBO VINTAGES May Releases

Visit your local LCBO VINTAGES for these lovely new releases in May!

May 13th – Maison Saint AIX, 2016 Rosé (1.5L), Palliser, 2015 Pencarrow Pinot Noir, Sacred Hill, 2014 Helmsman Cabernet-Merlot

May 27th –  Gérard Bertrand, 2016 Côtes des Roses (750ml & 1.5L), Fonseca, Late Bottle Vintage 2011

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Plus, save $3 on Taittinger Brut Reserve and $2 on the Torres Brandy 5 until May 20th.

 

LCBO VINTAGES April Releases

Keep an eye out for these new releases at an LCBO VINTAGES near you!

April 6: Domaine Drouhin Oregon 2014 Roserock Zéphirine Pinot Noir

April 15: Sacred Hill 2016 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, 2014 Chateau Vrai Caillou

April 29: Torres 2016 Vina Esmeralda RoséTorres 2012 Celeste Crianza, André et Michel Drappier Pinot Noir Brut Nature Champagne, Domaine Drouhin Oregon 2014 Cloudline Pinot Noir

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Plus, save $2 on the Torres Gran Coronas and the Torres Chile Las Mulas Cabernet Sauvignon and $3 on Pisco El Gobernador April 1-22.

LCBO VINTAGES March Releases

Our March releases are here! Visit your local LCBO for the following new vintages:

March 4th: Luigi Bosca 2013 Malbec DOC

March 18th: Fess Parker 2013 Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir, Gérard Bertrand 2015 Gris Blanc and Gérard Bertrand, 2013 Terroir Languedoc

LCBO VINTAGES February Releases

Keep an eye out for these new releases at an LCBO near you!

February 4: Gérard Bertrand 2015 Cotes des Roses; Quinta de Curvos 2015 Curvos Loureiro; Torres Chile 2013 Santa Digna Syrah

February 18: Jim Barry 2013 Lodge Hill Shiraz; Gérard Bertrand 2013 Grand Terroir Les Aspres

Natalie MacLean Tasting

Cheers to Natalie MacLean for hosting Daniel and Paul Speck from Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery and Maria Alvear from Bodegas Alvear in Spain for a tasting at the Social Restaurant & Lounge in Ottawa on February 19. The group tasted 22 wines and only broke one glass!

Pictured Left to Right: Daniel Speck, Maria Alvear, Paul Speck, Natalie MacLean

LCBO VINTAGES January Releases

Coming soon to an LCBO VINTAGES near you!

January 7: Gérard Bertrand 2013 Grand Terroir Tautavel

January 21: Ferraton Père & Fils 2014 Cotes du Rhone Samorëns Red

Swirl TO

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Designed to heighten the senses, SwirlTO is an elevated beverage experience unlike any other. With no need for tickets or tokens, guests enjoy an all-inclusive night of wine tasting along with spirits and beer tasting for one ticket price. Premium wines, spirits, and beers together with exciting entertainment and distinctive food pairings from Oliver & Bonacini make SwirlTO a must-attend event this fall.

We will be pouring Taittinger Brut Reserve, Henry of Pelham Old Vines Baco Noir, Henry of Pelham Estate Chardonnay, & Torres Gran Coronas.

Friday, September 30th, 2016
2:00pm – 10:00pm At The Carlu

For more information and to purchase tickets click here

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Bacon Extravaganza

Perisecco: Now Available at the LCBO

2016 Chile & Argentina FWM Trip

The FWM Wine, Beer & Spirits team visited Miguel Torres in Chile and Luigi Bosca in Argentina to experience first-hand what goes into making their extraordinary wines. Miguel Torres Chile, owned and operated by the Torres family, continues to be one of the countries largest producers of New World Wines. Luigi Bosca, started in 1901, has played a leading role in developing the Argentinian wine industry.

2016 Restaurants Canada Tradeshow

Join us at the 2016 Restaurants Canada Trades Show February 28, 29th and March 1st where Canada’s hottest foodservice products and services meet leading hospitality companies. Brands come to life. Trends are discovered. Experts heard. Ideas exchanged. Deals made.

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