Category Archives: Wine

What is Natural Wine?

by Bryan In the last few years, we have seen an astonishing resurgence of a certain contention in wine Doctrine. Feisty millennials and thirsty enthusiasts alike are ferociously curious with the moniker ”Natural Wine“. The “natural” approach to wine is … Continue reading

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The Perfect Pair – Food and Wine

by Abi Valentine’s Day is all about spending time with your special someone. We notarize the idea of splurging our significant others with chocolates, flowers, wine, and cheese, and stress ourselves out to make sure Valentine’s Day is the most … Continue reading

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Pinot Noir: Battle Royale

by Abigail What Makes Pinot Noir, Pinot Noir? Pinot noir is not a grape to be messed with. It is notoriously difficult to grow, with it being nicknamed the heartbreak grape. It’s thin-skins burn easily in hot temperatures, and are … Continue reading

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Tight Wad Oenophile – Frugal Finds

by Dave As we enter a new year and work our pocketbooks through the holiday season hangover, there is nothing better than finding delicious wines that fit a budget. It happens to us all: we have a fantastic and very … Continue reading

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Cab is King!

by Abigail Calgary can be a cold, cold place during these dark winter months. It’s a time of year where we want to cozy up as much as possible, with us cooking hearty meals, wearing as many layers as we … Continue reading

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Fortified Wine: Port and More

by Abigail Oh, it’s that time of year again where winter is now in full swing. The holidays are over, it’s getting colder (again), and now is the time to put on even more layers of winter clothing. Even though … 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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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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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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