What the Heck is '500 Best-Value Wines in the LCBO 09', Menu for Hope Canada

I was left scratching my head what the heck 500 Best-Value Wines in the LCBO 2009 meant.
OK, it is a book by a fellow named by Rod Phillips, a New Zealander at that who offers the best value that the Liquor Control Board of Ontario has in stock.


The wine book combined with A Taste of Canada by Rose Murray (cover pictured above) are Prize CA06 'Flavors of Canada' for Menu for Hope 5 courtesy of Seven Spoons and Whitecap Books.

Without this trip north of the border I would not have learned of the existence of Rockin' Ronnie  Shewchuk, Canada's (self styled) "leading proponent of traditional, southern-style barbecue. As chief cook of Rockin' Ronnie's Butt Shredders, he's led his team to more competition victories than any Canadian team in the history of championship barbecues" (also published by Whitecap).


You can peruse the Whole Canadian List thanks to Hooked on Heat.

In case you forgot, the deadline for Menu for Hope 5 has been extended to December 31st.

Want to give a shot at some Northern Exposure, head for the Donation Page and start bidding.

Previously on Menu for Hope: Smell it! Nice and Florence Walking Food Tours, Menu for Hope 5

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