Monthly Archives: May 2014

Forgive Me For I Have Zinned – Tuesday May 27 – By Eric

I love Zinfandel drinkers.  I had the privilege earlier in the week of spending time with a group of people that just wanted to hangout, drink some killer wine, and shoot the proverbial you-know-what.  And isn’t that what Zin’s all … Continue reading

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Glencadam, Tomintoul & Friends with Bob Kyle of Rare Drams Tuesday May 20, 2014

We were thrilled to have Mr. Bob Kyle of Rare Drams in the house for a Glencadam, Tomintoul & Friends tasting on Tuesday May 20th here at KWM. Bob and I threw together a lineup including a Glencadam 10 and … Continue reading

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Blockbusters Single Malts w/ Hunter S. – May 13 2014

I would like to start by saying what an awesome tasting this was! The whiskies were fantastic, the food was delightful (a big thank you you to Peasant for the impeccable cheese & charcuterie), and finally, the amazing crowd. Everyone … Continue reading

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Anam Cara Dinner at Brasserie Kensington – May 21st 2014

Anam Cara Dinner at the Brasserie May 21 2014 Let’s celebrate Pinot Noir! Nick Nicholas owner/ winemaker/ storyteller joined us  for an intimate dinner. There were 19 eager guests ready to taste and enjoy an evening out on the town. … Continue reading

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Winefest 2014 – Kensington Wine Market Birthday Celebration

“Have you ever been to New York, walked past buildings looking into windows and wondered, what are those cool people doing in there?” That’s what Mike Morrison said about our Spring Wine Festival last Thursday night. He was right, the … Continue reading

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Rare Breeds – May 9th, 2014

Tasting and blog post by: Eric Southward I was scared. People dropped a lot of money to come to our sold-out tasting last night, and I just wanted the wines to show well. It doesn’t matter how well you present … Continue reading

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Seasonal Brews – Spring! May 8th 2014

Brewmasters just love spring. Join us for a sampling of some of the best seasonal brews, from refreshing fruit infused ales, sessionable beers and and substantial stouts. 1. Alley Kat Main Squeeze This crisp citrus infused ale is poised to … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo Tequila Tasting w/ Andrew

Its become a tradition the last four or five years at KWM to host a Tequila tasting on Cinco de Mayo. Is there any more appropriate day on the calendar to do so? Our Scotchguy, Andrew Ferguson, on this night … Continue reading

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Please Vote for us in FFWD’s Best of Calgary

Once again Fast Forward Magazine is compiling its list of the best of the best in Calgary. We need your help to retain our title as Calgary’s Best Wine Store, and while you’re at it, please nominate us for Calgary’s … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society Canada May 2014 Outturn

Another month, another brilliant range of whiskies from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, or as we in the know like to call them, the SMWS! This month’s lineup ranges from 10 to 27 years of age, and the oldest of … Continue reading

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