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Top 5 Brandy at the LCBO
by John Szabo, WineAlign There will be some happy Greeks on Toronto’s Danforth Avenue! The LCBO, in a progressive move, has confirmed it will be moving ahead with a pilot project to create regional specialty stores across the GTA. LCBO Executive VP Dr. George Soleas shared the development with WineAlign, revealing that the concept will […] More
Text and Photos by John Szabo MS (with poetic quotes from Michael Godel) Wines that fulfill the original purpose of fermented grapes are rare birds. If you discount it as a water substitute (wine was a much safer alternative to dodgy water sources before modern municipal services were introduced), wine’s preeminent raison d’être has always […] More
New Zealand On Our Minds and The First Big Pink Release By David Lawrason, with notes from Sara d’Amato and John Szabo MS Early May in Canada has become synonymous with New Zealand wine. The marketing folks from the tiny, perfect, green isles have owned this calendar moment for years, with wine fairs in four cities […] More
National Wine Awards of Canada
Discover Canada's best wines! In 2014, 19 judges tasted 1,335 wines from 209 wineries across the country to identify Canada's top wines.View Award-Winning Wines