Category Archives: Travel

KWM Advent 2018 Day 6 – Shelter Point Single Malt KWM Cask

by Andrew Image courtesy of @frombarreltobottle Shelter Point is not the first craft distillery in Canada to focus on whisky, that honour surely belongs to Cape Breton’s Glenora Distillery. Nor is it the first to produce a Scottish style single malt. … Continue reading

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Champagne Days

by Dave I was fortunate enough to go and visit some of Kensington Wine Market’s exclusive wine producers on during my trip to Europe in August. This was my first time heading across the Atlantic and travel to some of … Continue reading

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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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The Kentucky Bourbon Trail

by Evan Back in October of 2017, Andrew and I visited Kentucky and a number of distilleries around the state. In late March of 2018, I ran a Bourbon tasting and showcased whiskey from the distilleries we visited on the … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society Canada August 2015 Outturn

The 8th Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) outturn of 2015 was a huge hit! All six of the new whiskies released showed well, as did the 7th man, 66.57, a peated Highland whisky. The demand was extremely high, and not … Continue reading

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Posts from the Post

THURSDAY MAY 29 The weekend celebrated the 10th Relais & Chateau Wine Summit at the Post Hotel, Lake Louise. Andre and George Schwartz, brothers in arms and owners of the Post, pull out all the stops for the hundred plus … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Italian Adventure, Day 2, April 4 Verona Italy

How exciting! I slept well and late. Lazy morning.  I dragged myself to breakfast just before cut off @ 11 am. Espressos x 3, a little piece of bread, eggs and bacon and off I go to the city. Cathedral … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Italian Adventure, Day 1, April 3 Verona Italy

Verona Italy! Where Shakespeare’s star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliette, played out their tragic end. Verona, once part of the great Venetian Empire and where Soave, Valpolicella and Bardolino are the vineyard stars. My trip, organized in secret by Nancy … Continue reading

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Analysis of the Great Macallan Vertical Featuring ‘M’

Nearly 8 years ago I hosted two back to back Ancient Malts tastings at Kensington Wine Market, the first of their kind. The piece de resistance of the two tastings was a bottle of Macallan 50 Year Lalique, the first … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market is a Partner in Bowmore on the Rockies Nov 1st – 3rd!

November 1st – 3rd 2013 – Banff Alberta – $1450+GSTpp This event won’t come as a complete surprise to everyone. I’ve been bouncing ideas off the wall for years and just a few weeks ago one finally stuck. When Bowmore launched the … Continue reading

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