Category Archives: Tastings

Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada June 2020 Outturn

by Evan For those of you that have been hiding under a rock (a wise choice) during the Covid-19 pandemic, here are a few important links for your perusal to help get you caught up on the past few months … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada May 2020 Outturn Part 2

by Evan Part 1 of the May 2020 SMWS Outturn can be found here Better late than never is the motto I have been living by recently, as evidenced by how long it has taken me to get May’s SMWS … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada May 2020 Outturn Part 1

by Evan Part Two of the May 2020 Outturn can be found here Month three of Social Distancing is here, but so is part of the SMWS Canada May 2020 Outturn! The release is working a wee bit differently this … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada April 2020 Outturn

by Evan As I write this, it has only been 22 days since I started writing my blog post for the SMWS March 2020 Outturn. That feels like way more than a year ago. I think we all probably feel … Continue reading

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Italian Job

by Abigail Anyone who knows me knows how much I love Italian wine. It’s incredible to see the diversity of the grapes, the regions and the wine styles in Italy; there is a wine for every occasion! But, I feel … Continue reading

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KEEP CALM & WASH YOUR HANDS! – KWM COVID-19 Update!

Dear Customers, Suppliers & Friends, We have been closely monitoring the evolving threat of COVID-19 and wanted to assure everyone we are following the advice of Alberta Health Services and Health Canada and will continue to do so as the … Continue reading

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Wine 101

by Bri Somm: Making wine exciting and terrifying for Millenials the way Sideways did for Gen-X’ers Wine 101 was the first wine course I took years back while living in Vancouver. It is what inspired me to dive in deeper … Continue reading

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The Perfect Pair

by Abigail 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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Single Barrel and Very Small Batch Bourbon

by Evan Even though I seem to write a lot of these blog posts and do a lot of tastings here at Kensington Wine Market, the tastings themselves usually only fall into three categories. Scotch Malt Whisky Society Outturns each … Continue reading

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Budget Buddies – Wine That Won’t Hurt Your Bottom Line

by Bri Congratulations Calgary! We survived the week of frozen tundra and now we can reward ourselves. Since the holiday season has just passed, certainly I’m not the only one with a tight budget. Therefore, welcome to my Budget Buddies … Continue reading

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