Now this was quite the tasting, held in the Pantages Hotel on Victoria Street, just around the corner from Massey Hall (I added that to give those who know where Massey Hall is a little perspective). Along one wall were food tables serving desserts, beef, bread, cheese, fish, you name it the food was most likely there. Down the middle aisle you could find an array of spirits like Tequila and Grappa and there was also Italian beer and ice cream made with wine. The best part about the tasting, besides the vast amount of belly-filling goodness spread throughout the room, was the great display of wines at prices that were friendly to both consumer and licensee alike. Put simply, there was quite a bit of wine that you and I could afford quite easily – and an even better bargain if you could split the case with a friend or two.
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