Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Wines of Walter Hansel

Walter Hansel was a lifelong wine enthusiast who had the vision to plant 250 vines in 1978. Stephen Hansel, Walter’s son, planted additional acres in the late 1980′s and began marketing wine in 1998. New vineyards and a new wine … Continue reading

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World Whisky Day Tasting & Sale @ KWM Tomorrow!

In honour of the 2nd Annual World Whisky Day on Wednesday March 27th Kensington Wine Market will be hosting a free drop in mini-festival tasting at the store. Andy Dunn from Gold Medal Marketing, J. Wheelock from Authentic Wine & … Continue reading

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BenRiach Distillery Co. had purchased Glenglassaugh Distillery!

PRESS RELEASE: “BENRIACH ACQUIRES GLENGLASSAUGH DISTILLERY THE BENRIACH Distillery Company has today (22 March 2013) completed the acquisition of the Glenglassaugh whisky distillery in Banffshire. Glenglassaugh, one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries dating back to 1875, has been purchased from its … Continue reading

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Ancient Malts Tasting – Thursday March 21st 2013

  Tonight’s Ancient Malts tastings was another barn burner with 7 exceptional and interesting whiskies. The tasting was built around sampling the new Glenrothes 1970 Extraordinary Cask 42Yr ($5,192.99). We also sampled 6 other whiskies between 30 and 50 years … Continue reading

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Whisky Tour of Japan – Departing May 2013

Starting at the Tokyo fish market on Sunday May 19th, we will spend the following 10 days soaking up Japan’s history and whisky culture. Participants will visit Japan’s most respected and interesting distilleries as well as some world famous whisky … Continue reading

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First Meeting of the Femmes Fatales YYC Whisky Club

Femmes Fatales YYC Women’s Whisky & Brown Liquor Club Introducing Scotch WhiskyMarch 19, 20136:15 – 7:30 PM @ Winebar Kensington - 1131 Kensington Rd NW Come join a deadly group of women as Andrew Ferguson from KensingtonWine Market takes us on … Continue reading

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Exciting Tasting Opportunity: Vintage Dalmore Dinner with Richard Paterson

On behalf of Kensington Wine Market, Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants and Whyte and MacKay I am very pleased and excited to announce that Richard Paterson will be in town on the night of Thursday March 28th to host a … Continue reading

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BenRiach Vertical I – Peated Malt

BenRiach Vertical I – Peated Malt Wednesday March 13th 2013 7PM – $75 We’ll warm up your palate with the BenRiach 17 Year Septendicem before sampling our way through 6 peated single cask BenRiachs. All of these whiskies are very … Continue reading

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