Category Archives: Store

The Top 25 Selling Spirits of 2019 – KWM’s Whisky Year in Review

by Evan If you have visited our shop before, you can probably assume our best selling whiskies and Single Malt Scotch for the year are going to be a LOT different than your typical shop. We don’t pallet loads of … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada January 2020 Outturn

by Evan Happy New Year! January is a time of new beginnings, a brief moment to recollect at days past but also dream of what the future holds. The new year means seven new cask strength bottles to discuss and … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada December 2019 Outturn

by Evan Getting close to the end here. Of 2019 I mean. December is here. The tree and the lights are up. The kids are working their way through their chocolate-filled Advent Calendars. The adults are working on their 2019 … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada November 2019 Outturn

Wow! November arrived in full force here at Kensington Wine Market. In the first full week of the month we held a sold out whisky festival, which itself was sandwiched betwixt two days of SMWS tastings. As with October, the … Continue reading

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Stillin’ Gin’s Still In

by Shawn Another month, another dozen gins to hit the market. No, seriously, there are so many new gins assaulting the province every month I can barely keep track. My poor shelves don’t get a moment’s rest! Though it’s a … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada October 2019 Outturn

by Evan Winter is coming. Or so they say. We have already seen snow on the ground, though most has since melted. In Calgary, and in many parts of Canada, that means it could be any month between January and … Continue reading

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Tight Wad Oenophile: Back to School

by Bri September is here and it’s time to get all the layers of clothing out and prepare ourselves for ……cold-weather season. Not only do we have to get those calendars back out to keep track of all the fall … Continue reading

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Isle of Arran Distillery with Mariella Romano

by Evan For our recent tasting focused on the the Isle of Arran Distillers, we were lucky enough to have Mariella Romano – Arran’s Global Brand Ambassador – lead us through the lineup. The Isle of Arran has seen quite … Continue reading

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Cheese Please: Staff Picks

by Abigail Initially, it was Don who was to present the wine component of the tasting, but unfortunately he fell ill just a couple days before (hope you are feeling better!) Fortunately I am one to always jump at the … Continue reading

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BBQ and Wine

By Brianna It is no mystery that wine is meant to be paired with delicious food. That is why I love pairing my favourite drink with one of my favourite food. BBQ provides ampul of wine pairing opportunities. Caramelized burnt … Continue reading

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