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Spanish Love!

by Dave One of my favourite places to be in our store is within our Spanish section. Over the years we have managed to get a fantastic selection of exclusive wines from all over Spain and develop strong relationships with … Continue reading

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SMWS Canada Outturn for October 2018

by Evan Happy 7th Birthday to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada! October marks the 84th Outturn for the SMWS Canada and its 7th year of operation by the dynamic duo of Rob and Kelly Carpenter. During that time … Continue reading

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TOP 21 NEW BEERS TO ARRIVE AT KWM IN SEPTEMBER!!!(YOU WON’T BELIEVE #3,7,13,14 OR 20)

By Shawn Greetings and welcome to our weird fall/winter hybrid season! Although if we’re paying attention (and when it comes to the weather, I rarely am), I don’t think there’s anything hybrid about it! My head has been all over … Continue reading

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Reds of Summer

by Abigail There is this idea that when the weather gets hot, we must put away the red wine and only drink white. It makes sense, but there are times when you just crave a glass of red, and it’s … Continue reading

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We Are Hiring

Join the KWM team! Ahoy, Matey! The small but fierce crew at Kensington Wine Market is looking for another eccentric talented individual to join our team. Want to hop aboard our pirate ship? Here is what we are looking for: … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society September 2018 Outturn

It is September, which means it is back to school time for those with kids in the correct age bracket. Summer is showing signs of being on the way out here in Calgary, with leaves on trees starting to turn … Continue reading

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BBQ and Wine Pairing: Wonderful Wine With Holy Smoke!

by Dave I always love BBQ but it’s better when we get to taste it with some amazing wines! In my last tasting, I paired up some of my favourite picks for summer BBQ. We were lucky enough to have … Continue reading

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Gin’s In

by Comrade Hunter The gin tastings continue with another foray into the ever-expanding world of gin. As always I have attempted to curate a list of at least semi-new gins, the theme of which was new age interpretations of the … Continue reading

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Best of Bourbon

by Evan We are cursed to live in interesting times. The Canada/US border has not physically moved in my lifetime, but I cannot recall another era when we as a nation seemed further apart from our neighbours to the south. … Continue reading

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New Beers for July Part 2 of 2 and August part 1/2

  Ok so I missed my post for the end of July, I’m sorry. I’ll make up for it with this slightly larger version of my post that encompasses the past month or so, so here we go! If you … Continue reading

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