Category Archives: Wine

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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Why you should get excited about wine

by Abi “Wine, I soon discovered, is perfect for people who like to explore: history, biology, anthropology, geology, geography, even philosophy. The deeper you dig, the more you find” – Uncorked, Marco Pasanella Wine is a great thing. It has … Continue reading

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Champagne, Bubbles and More!

by Abi There something about cracking open a bottle of bubbles, especially when there is nothing the celebrate. Sparkling wine has this connotation that it is only a celebratory drink, which was created during the Belle Epoque, a celebration era … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day Long Weekend from Kensington Wine Market!

Celebrating 151 Years of Everything That Makes Canada Amazing! In a world as big as it is with a population reaching towards the 8 billion mark and Canada only making up a minuscule almost 37 million I feel unbelievably lucky, … Continue reading

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Rosé All Day!

by Dave It is getting to be that time of year when can really enjoy the season, rosé season that is! If you have not tried any or have the idea that rosé wine is just sweet and syrupy then … Continue reading

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Women in Wine

by Abi ‘[My father] thought [with me] being a girl, I would not keep the estate going for the next generation’ – Anne Gros Women in the world of wine are fierce. They work hard night and day to produce … Continue reading

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