Category Archives: Tastings

Rum named Ron, etc.

by Shawn Woo! This was my first rum tasting! So much fun deciding my lineup, figuring out what to talk about, research the points I’m not quite as clear on. Tasting through my lineup to set the order and prepare … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada February 2019 Outturn

by Evan February typically marks a shift here at Kensington Wine Market. You would think that January would slow down for us, but it doesn’t – at least not much. Christmas and New Years might be done but the first … Continue reading

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Tight Wad Oenophile – Frugal Finds

by Dave As we enter a new year and work our pocketbooks through the holiday season hangover, there is nothing better than finding delicious wines that fit a budget. It happens to us all: we have a fantastic and very … Continue reading

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Silky Sultry Stouts

by Shawn It’s time, it’s time! My annual tradition of balling out on stouts to kick off a new year of beer tastings! Typically this is one of my most popular tastings, though this year there was a slight slump … Continue reading

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Cab is King!

by Abigail Calgary can be a cold, cold place during these dark winter months. It’s a time of year where we want to cozy up as much as possible, with us cooking hearty meals, wearing as many layers as we … Continue reading

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Raking Bourbon Great Again!

by Evan Our Kensington Wine Market Bourbon tastings have been very popular over the past year, selling out quickly every time we host one. The upside of this beyond getting to open up new bottles of Bourbon and American Whiskey, is … Continue reading

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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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SMWS Canada January 2019 Outturn

by Evan Happy New Year Everybody! 2018 seemed to fly by at a speed causing sonic shockwaves, becoming past history faster than it ever was present. Now, we are back, feet on the ground, in early 2019. New year to … Continue reading

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The 25 Best Selling Whiskies of 2018 – KWM’s Whisky Year in Review

by Evan As we gently dip our toes into a new year, it is both a time to look forward and a time to look back. I cannot tell you all of what 2019 will bring for whisky here at … Continue reading

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Merry Mex-mas! A festive Mezcal Tasting

by Shawn Now I’m not sure how many people pick Mezcal as their go-to drink come winter time. I mean, it’s eggnog and rum and brandy season after all. Not to mention Peaty whisky season, but what about the other … Continue reading

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