The Wine Times
The Wine Times

A former sommelier’s opinions/rants about the LCBO’s new vintages releases

Sifting through the douchebaggery

Sifting through the douchebaggery

Food Pairing.That’s what this VINTAGES release is all about. It’s a topic I used to care about, but finally came to this conclusion: why would I drink something I don’t really like bc some asshole (often myself) told me it was “a good match”.

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Expensive and predictable

Expensive and predictable

Expensive and predictable.The highly anticipated holiday VINTAGES release is kinda like a suburban soccer mom’s kitchen reno. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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Here are my non-Australian picks

Like most self-respecting humans, I quit drinking Australian wines in the early 2000s and I haven’t given one single eff about them since. That’s why I just can’t bring myself to care about this week’s Vintages release. That’s why I just can’t bring myself to care about this week’s Vintages release.

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In a bit of a pickle

I dunno if it’s me or what (probs me), but the Vintages releases have been mega boring lately and that leaves me in a bit of a pickle (aka I don’t have a helluva lot to say here). So, uncharacteristically, imma shut up.

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This week’s release is only slightly less me

I didn’t write about the last release because it was pretty meh. Turns out, this week’s release is only slightly less meh. So this here diatribe is a combo of the March 2nd and 16th releases. To the parents of children under 18, apologies for not writing a pre-March break edition. I hear y’all like to give yer livers a run for their money this time of year.

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