Monthly Archives: April 2014

Beer & Cheese – April 22nd 2014

One of our most popular tastings, we pair beer with its true soul mate, cheese! We sample six tasty beers each carefully paired with Cheese from Janice Beaton. On this occasion, Janice was herself on hand to talk cheese with … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market’s Owner Nancy Carten at The Glencoe Icebreaker 10K

Full disclosure: she didn’t run, but once upon a time she used to walk it. She did however turn up to enjoy the breakfast and hand out prizes to some of the participants. Kensington Wine Market has been a sponsor … Continue reading

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Brunello, Barolo & Amarone – Tuesday April 15

What is it about the red wines of Montalcino, Barolo and Valpolicella?  It seems like we can’t run this tasting enough, as Albertans just can’t get enough of the premium reds from these three famous regions. Eric’s Lineup and Tasting Notes: … Continue reading

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Anam Cara Cellars Winemker Dinner ar Brasserie Kensington

Join Owner & Winemaker Nick Nicholas of Anam Cara Cellars for an experience of warmth and hospitality that is Oregon. Wednesday May 21st, 2014 (1131 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, AB) Reception at 6:30pm 7:00pm Family Style 5 course wine paired … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society Canada April 2014 Outturn

Another month, another slew of incredible single cask whiskies from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society Canada. We’re so excited about this month’s lineup we’re literally bounding! There were some stunning entrants at the tasting Thursday April 3, but to my … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Italian Adventure, Day 2, April 4 Verona Italy

How exciting! I slept well and late. Lazy morning.  I dragged myself to breakfast just before cut off @ 11 am. Espressos x 3, a little piece of bread, eggs and bacon and off I go to the city. Cathedral … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Italian Adventure, Day 1, April 3 Verona Italy

Verona Italy! Where Shakespeare’s star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliette, played out their tragic end. Verona, once part of the great Venetian Empire and where Soave, Valpolicella and Bardolino are the vineyard stars. My trip, organized in secret by Nancy … Continue reading

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