Category Archives: Store

New beers for early September

Brace yourselves, we’ve got a whole slew of new beers for you all. I’ve been carefully compiling this shelf full of tasty brews and I’m ready to unleash them onto the unsuspecting public. From big IIPAs to crazy funky sours, … Continue reading

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Arran Cask Launch Tasting with Evan

Arran distillery is relatively young by Scottish standards. This usually the first thing I say to people who have not yet heard of the distillery or their bottles of Scotch. And it is true. Having started production in 1995 this … Continue reading

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Tightwad: Summer Savers with Davis

Whether you’ve been affected by the current state of the Albertan economy, or are just a fan of a good deal this was the tasting for you! While it would be nice to drink Chateau Margaux and Petrus every day, … Continue reading

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New Beers of July 2 of 2

Well, it seems the store and neighbourhood survived Diagon Alley! Between that, Folk Fest, smoky skies and the Stampede, July was certainly a fun and eventful month. And with that, I’m about caught up catching you up on the delicious new … Continue reading

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Tight Wad Oenophile – Summer Sippers Edition

Presented by Nancy and Abigail It was a perfect “almost summer” evening for our bargain hunter tasting and we had 19 eager oenophiles ready to discover their next favorite summer sippers. The following were presented in order of tasting: Domaine … Continue reading

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The Refreshing Beers of Summer

Finally, our long winter is over! At long last, we wake from our hibernation and shed our sweaters and boots, puffy coats, and prepare to rejoice in the biological production of vitamin D. The first thing that comes to mind after all … Continue reading

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Summer Wine Pairing Ideas Part 1 – Beef and Fish

Summer seems to be here – at least in so much as summer is ever here in Calgary. The days are getting longer and hotter and even if it ends up raining it still feels like a good time to … Continue reading

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New Beer for the week of June 1st, 2017

Hello beer fans! I’m back with one more quick update before you get your weekend started. Just a short note regarding a few more new arrivals this week, current growler pours, and a new community support initiative from Village brewing, … Continue reading

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New Beer For the week of May 25th, 2017

Ok, ok, so I think after this post, I’m about caught up with all the new products after weeks of sales and tastings and general hoo-hah. This is a massive post with 20-something beers, so keep reading and forget what … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market’s 25th Anniversary!

  Kensington Wine Market (KWM) is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in May 2017, and invites all of Calgary to participate in a month of celebrations including; The Anniversary Wine Festival on May 18, The 25th Anniversary Celebration on May 19, … Continue reading

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