Category Archives: Tastings

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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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada September 2019 Outturn

by Evan September always feels like a turning point in the year for me, and I probably I am not alone. Fall has not officially started yet, but summer vacation is over for many of us and the kids are … Continue reading

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Women in Wine

by Bri Women have always been involved in the world of wine. If you look back more than a century or two, their involvement may have not been traditional or even on purpose but women were and still are pivotal … Continue reading

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Vino Italiano

by Abigail Italy is a country full of wonders. Not only does Italy have a wide range of beautiful traditional dishes, breathtaking architecture, and incredible landscapes, it is also home to some of the most historic and diverse wine regions … Continue reading

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