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Set against the stunning backdrop of the Toronto skyline and Lake Ontario, this fabulous event features the best Mediterranean foods and over 70 spectacular red, white and sparkling wines from this warm, sunny region. Experience wines made by people who for centuries have known the secret to enjoying life.

Uncork the Mediterranean

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Globe and Mail Centre
351 King Street East
Event Hall, Level 17
Walk-around Tasting: 6:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m.

Ticket price: $95 per person

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Tickets available for ordering Thursday,
December 14, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.

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Products poured at this event will be measured and some products may run out. Products will first be available to taste and/or order at the event. Attendance at an event does not guarantee that order requests by event participants will be filled, as products may be limited and/or may sell out. VINTAGES reserves the right to apply limits on any product in the interest of equitable distribution. Prices may change without prior notice.

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STYLE WINE CLASSIFICATION SCORES SIZE(ML) SUGAR LCBO#
TABLE 1
Fortified Wine ARNAUD DE VILLENEUVE AMBRÉ 20-YEAR-OLD GRANDE RESERVE RIVESALTES AC Rivesaltes, Languedoc, France RP 90 750 S 546838
Fortified Wine ARNAUD DE VILLENEUVE AMBRÉ 1985 COLLECTION RIVESALTES AC Rivesaltes, Languedoc, France WE 92 750 S 546846
Red Wine GÉRARD BERTRAND CABERNET SAUVIGNON PAYS D'OC * 750 234815
TABLE 2
Red Wine CHÂTEAU MARIS LES PLANELS LIVINIÈRE MINERVOIS 2015 AC Minervois, Midi, France RP 92-94 750 XD 544296
Red Wine CHÂTEAU MARIS LES AMANDIERS LIVINIÈRE MINERVOIS SYRAH 2015 AC Minervois, Midi, France RP 95-97 750 XD 544411
Red Wine CHATEAU MARIS DYNAMIC LIVINIÈRE MINERVOIS SYRAH 2015 AC Minervois, Midi, France RP 94-96 750 XD 544429
TABLE 3
Red Wine DOMAINE LAFAGE CAYROL VIEILLES VIGNES CARIGNAN 2014 * IGP Côtes Catalanes, Roussillon, France RP 92 750 XD 494039
Red Wine LAFAGE CÔTÉ SUD 2015 * IGP Côtes Catalanes, Roussillon, France RP 87-89 750 XD 395236
Red Wine BASTIDE MIRAFLORS VIEILLES VIGNES SYRAH/GRENACHE 2015 * AP Côtes de Roussillon, France RP 94 750 XD 320499
TABLE 4
White Wine MAS DE DAUMAS GASSAC 2016 IGP Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert Cité d'Aniane, Midi, France RP 88-89 750 XD 544437
Red Wine MAS DE DAUMAS GASSAC 2013 IGP Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert Cité d'Aniane, Midi, France WS 90 750 XD 910687
Red Wine CHÂTEAU DE TRÉVIAC CORBIÈRES 2015 * AP Corbières, Midi, France 750 XD 670505
TABLE 5
Red Wine CHÂTEAU DE L'OU SECRET DE SCHISTES 2014 * IGP Côtes Catalanes, Roussillon, France RP 95 750 XD 440669
Sparkling Wine LUC BELAIRE RARE SPARKLING ROSÉ * Product of France TAS 92 750 M 395384
TABLE 6
Red Wine GÉRARD BERTRAND CLOS D'ORA LA LIVINIÈRE MINERVOIS 2014 * AC Minervois, Midi, France 750 XD 540195
Red Wine GÉRARD BERTRAND FITOU 2014 * AP Fitou, Midi, France WS 89 750 D 403683
TABLE 7
Red Wine CAVINO NEMEA RESERVE 2011 * PDO Nemea, Greece MV Gold 750 XD 245787
Red Wine DOMAIN MEGA SPILEO CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2010 * Regional Wine of Achaia, Greece RP 90 750 XD 539924
TABLE 8
Red Wine COSTA LAZARIDI AMETHYSTOS RED 2014 * PGI Drama, Macedonia, Greece WS 89 750 XD 724831
White Wine ARGYROS ASSYRTIKO 2016 * PDO Santorini, Greece DEC 93 750 XD 387365
TABLE 9
White Wine SANTO SANTORINI ASSYRTIKO * Santorini, Greece 750 459032
Red Wine TSANTALI PDO RAPSANI * Macedonia, Greece 750 392167
Red Wine TSANTALI RESERVE RAPSANI 2013 * PDO Rapsani, Thessalia, Greece 750 XD 734855
TABLE 10
White Wine BOUTARI MOSCHOFILERO WHITE * Region Not Specified, Greece 750 172387
Red Wine BOUTARI AGIORGITIKO NEMEA * Peloponnese, Greece 750 172148
Red Wine BOUTARI NAOUSSA XINOMAVRO 2015 * PDO Naoussa, Macedonia, Greece 750 XD 23218
TABLE 11
White Wine THEMA WHITE 2015 * PGI Drama, Macedonia, Greece WE 92 750 D 178442
White Wine TETRAMYTHOS RODITIS 2016 * PDO Patras, Peloponnese, Greece WAL 89 750 XD 261610
TABLE 12
Red Wine AUDARYA CANNONAU DI SARDINIA 2016 * DOC Sardinia, Italy 750 XD 538728
Red Wine MONTEVETRANO 2008 IGP Campania, Italy VIN 94+ 750 XD 544734
Red Wine MONTEVETRANO 2013 IGP Campania, Italy JS 96 750 XD 544783
TABLE 13
Red Wine CALCAGNO FEUDO DI MEZZO NERELLO MASCALESE 2013 IGT Sicilia, Sicily, Italy VIN 93 750 XD 408187
Red Wine CALCAGNO ARCURIA ETNA ROSSO 2013 DOC Etna Rosso, Sicily, Italy VIN 92+ 750 XD 455592
TABLE 14
Red Wine SAN MARZANO TALÒ PRIMITIVO DI MANDURIA 2015 * DOP, Puglia, Italy 750 D 455220
Red Wine SAN MARZANO VINDORO NEGROAMARO 2014 * IGP Salento, Puglia, Italy 750 M 473181
Red Wine PLANETA 2015 * DOC Etna Rosso, Sicily, Italy JS 92 750 XD 538082
TABLE 15
Red Wine BRINDISI ROSSO DOP* Puglia, Italy 2000 528844
Red Wine CANTINE DUE PALME CANONICO NEGROAMARO SALENTO IGP * Puglia, Italy 2000 28647
Red Wine CANTINE DUE PALME SANGAETANO PRIMITIVO DI MANDURIA 2015 * DOP, Puglia, Italy 750 XD 536532
TABLE 16
White Wine LUNAE ETICHETTA NERA VERMENTINO 2016 DOC Colli di Luni, Liguria, Italy 750 XD 336644
Red Wine LUNAE NICCOLÒ V COLLI DI LUNI ROSSO 2013 DOC, Liguria, Italy 750 XD 544627
TABLE 17
Red Wine GRATTAMACCO 2013 DOC Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany, Italy RP 96 750 XD 92379
Red Wine POGGIO DI SOTTO ROSSO DI MONTALCINO 2014 DOC, Tuscany, Italy JS 90 750 XD 544643
TABLE 18
Red Wine CUSUMANO SYRAH* Sicily, Italy 750 145490
Red Wine CUSUMANO NERO D'AVOLA TERRE SICILANE IGT* Sicily, Italy 750 143164
TABLE 19
Red Wine CUSUMANO NOÀ 2014 * DOC Sicilia, Sicily, Italy JS 93 750 D 109512
Red Wine CUSUMANO ALTA MORA ETNA ROSSO 2015 DOC Etna Rosso, Sicily, Italy JS 93 750 XD 491977
White Wine ALTA MORA ETNA BIANCO 2016 DOC Etna, Sicily, Italy 750 XD 545103
TABLE 20
Red Wine FELLINE PRIMITIVO DI MANDURIA 2016 * DOP, Puglia, Italy 750 XD 536318
Red Wine FEUDI SALENTINI 125 PRIMITIVO DEL SALENTO 2015 * IGP, Puglia, Italy 750 XD 536326
Red Wine TENUTA LE COLONNE 2015 DOP Bolgheri, Tuscany, Italy JS 92 750 XD 544619
TABLE 21
Red Wine FEUDO MONTONI VRUCARA NERO D'AVOLA 2012 * IGT Sicilia, Sicily, Italy RP 93 750 XD 111286
White Wine INZOLIA DEI FORNELLI 2016 * DOC Sicilia, Sicily, Italy 750 XD 539932
TABLE 22
White Wine MASTROBERARDINO MASTRO GRECO 2016 * IGT Campania, Italy 750 XD 528869
Red Wine GUICCIARDINI STROZZI MOMI 2014 * DOP Maremma, Tuscany, Italy JS 92 750 XD 535336
TABLE 23
White Wine MULLERI SOFFIO VERMENTINO DI SARDEGNA 2016 * DOC, Sardinia, Italy 750 XD 540732
Red Wine MORIS FARMS AVVOLTORE 2012 IGT Toscana, Tuscany, Italy VIN 92 750 XD 77768
Red Wine BARBASPINOSA MONTEREGIO DI MASSA MARITTIMA 2013 DOC, Tuscany, Italy 750 XD 549634
TABLE 24
Red Wine SELLA & MOSCA CANNONAU DI SARDEGNA RISERVA * DOC, Sardinia, Italy 750 XD 425488
Red Wine ROCCA DEL DRAGONE AGLIANICO 2013 * IGP Campania, Italy 750 XD 538462
Red Wine TENUTA L'IMPOSTINO MONTECUCCO ROSSO 2011 * DOC Montecucco Rosso, Tuscany, Italy DWWA 90 750 XD 519165
TABLE 25
Red Wine FEUDO MACCARI NERO D'AVOLA 2015 * IGP Terre Siciliane, Sicily, Italy JS 91 750 XD 339101
Red Wine POGGIO VERRANO CHANCE 2007 * IGT Maremma Toscana, Tuscany, Italy RP 91 750 XD 239707
Red Wine POGGIO VERRANO DRÒMOS 2009 * IGT Maremma Toscana,Tuscany, Italy RP 94 750 XD 107383
TABLE 26
Red Wine CHÂTEAU MUSAR RED 2006 Bekaa Valley, Lebanon JR 17
(out of 20)
750 XD 109413
Red Wine CHÂTEAU MUSAR HOCHAR PÈRE ET FILS 2013 Bekaa Valley, Lebanon 750 XD 745794
Red Wine PINACLE DE FAKRA 2012 * Bekaa Valley, Lebanon GG 88 750 XD 641670
TABLE 27
White Wine ALTA ALELLA PB PANSA BLANCA 2016 * DO Alella, Spain VIN 88 750 XD 417949
Red Wine PARÉS BALTÀ MAS PETIT GARNATXA/CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2015 * DO Penedès, Spain 750 D 114264
Red Wine EDETÀRIA VIA EDETANA 2014 * DO Terra Alta, Spain WS 91 750 XD 132613
TABLE 28
Red Wine ENRIQUE MENDOZA ESTRECHO MONASTRELL 2014 DO Alicante, Spain RP 94 750 XD 544700
Red Wine ENRIQUE MENDOZA LAS QUEBRADAS MONASTRELL 2014 DO Alicante, Spain 750 XD 544726
Red Wine LA TREMENDA MONASTRELL 2014 * DO Alicante, Spain RP 92 750 XD 490011
* not available for ordering at the event. Available in LCBO/VINTAGES retail locations; use our product search for details.
 
Scores:
DEC:  decanter.com
DWWA:  Decanter World Wine Awards
GG:  gilbertgaillard.com
JR:  jancisrobinson.com
JS:  jamessuckling.com
MV:  Mundus Vini
RP:  robertparker.com
TAS:  tastings.com
VIN:  vinous.com
WAL:  winealign.com
WE: Wine Enthusiast
WS:  winespectator.com