Monthly Archives: February 2013

Scotch Malt Whisky Society Canada March Outturn

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is the World’s largest whisky club, with branches in 17countries and more than 26,000 members. For more information on the Canadian branch, check out www.smws.ca . “Don’t worry about a thing, ‘Cause every little thing gonna … Continue reading

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Some New and Very Exciting Wines!

There are some very exciting products to tell you about. Firstly, our new exclusive from the Stag’s leap district. The Passenger Cabernet. Only 148 cases produced. I brought a bottle to Palm Springs recently as my host is a California … Continue reading

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American Wine Tasting This Thursday – “Starring ‘The Russian River’”

We still have a few open spots for our Staring “The Russian River” tasting this Thursday night at Kensington Wine Market. The tasting will feature wines from this iconic region, in a tasting guided by our own Maggie Simpson, who … Continue reading

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Nth 2013 The Ultimate Whisky Experience, March 1st and 2nd 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada

For the 3rd year in a row Mahesh Patel is putting on his uber Whisky Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. The experience consists of a Friday festival tasting, Saturday master classes and some other optional events. Two classes of ticket … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with Miquel Coca of Coca i Fito

On Saturday, February 9th, 2013, the Kensington Wine Market was lucky enough to have one of our favorite wine producers visit us from the Catalan region of Spain, Miquel Coca, or Coca i Fito.  Our patrons were in for a … Continue reading

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Introducing the Jura Paps Collection 3x 15 Years

The isle of Jura is a remote and mountainous place. Though closer to the mainland than Islay, it is more rugged and far more sparsely populated. The isle is long and lean with a sharply undulating spine. Jura’s only town, … Continue reading

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Berry’s Blue Hangar 6th Edition Named Best Blend or Blended Whisky of 2012

On the 27th of January 2013 Malt Advocate Magazine announced on its blog that it was naming Blue Hanger 6th Release from Berry Brother’s & Rudd as the “Blended/Blended Malt Whisky of the Year” as part of their 19th Annual … Continue reading

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BenRiach Vertical II – Unpeated Malt – Tuesday February 12 2013

BenRiach Distillery is one of those to keep an acute eye on these days. Since being acquired by BenRiach Distillery Co. from Pernod Ricard in 2004 the distillery has gone on to release an assortment of whiskies rivaled only by … Continue reading

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Photos from our 8th Annual Scots What Hae Robbie Burns Supper

We were very privileged to have Michael Urquhart of Gordon & MacPhail as our guest of honour on Janaury 25th at Fort Calgary. Michael lead us through a tasting of six great whiskies (listed below) and did a wonderful job of addressing … Continue reading

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New Exclusive Duthies Single Malts Available in Store!

New Releases from Duthies by William Cadenhead exclusive  to Kensington Wine Market. This may be the last of the Duthies releases to make it to Canada, as all future bottlings will under the William Cadenhead label. Duthies Royal Lochnagar 10 … Continue reading

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