Monthly Archives: March 2015

Master Malt March 26th 2015

We had a full house for last night’s Master Malts tasting at KWM. Those present were treated to a tour de force of fine Scotch whiskies ranging from 24 to 39 years of age. Six single malts, and a very … Continue reading

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Happy International Whisky Day 2015

Pop into Kensington Wine Market tonight or tomorrow for a dram of one of our finest whiskies! Raise a glass to the late great Michael Jackson, the King of whisky authors… Slainte! About International Whisky Day International Whisk(e)y Day was … Continue reading

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Italian Wine Festival – Friday March 20, 2015

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Our Italian Wine Festival……the first of many.  We were all very excited to be a part of this sold out event. We showed 85 wines from all regions of Italy! The aromas of red wine in the air and the … Continue reading

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Portugal, Much More than Port, Thursday March 19, 2015

Portugal… this is where I began my wine journey. I was in University when I was introduced to Portuguese wines by the original Wine Shop  on 17th. Since then my knowledge has increased, however my love for Portuguese still wines … Continue reading

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“The Irish are Coming” tasting March 17, 2015

Every year on March 17th, upwards of 10 different countries around the world celebrate the death of Saint Patrick. Known to some as, “Saint Patrick’s Day”, and to others as the, “Feast of Saint Patrick”, the occasion aims to celebrate … Continue reading

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New beers March 18, 2015

So something quite new has happened at Kensington Wine Market this week. We didn’t get a whole plethora of new beers! Now don’t worry, keep calm and don’t flip the table just yet, we still received a few interesting things, … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Gin tasting – Thursday March 12, 2015

The cocktail scene is taking off with astounding interest. This rediscovered culture is teeming with enthusiasts eagerly seeking out new prospects of exciting experiences, ranging from bourbons to ryes, gins to vodkas to name only a few of the many … Continue reading

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New beers March 12, 2015

Less than a week away from St. Patrick’s day, and we had little choice but to keep bringing in great Irish craft beers to prepare for the festivities. Hunter and I have some amazing things lined up for our upcoming … Continue reading

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The New California tasting – March 5, 2015

So what is the “new California?”  What IS balance?  These are some of the questions we tried to tackle at this tasting, and I’m sorry to report that we couldn’t solve any of the world’s controversies, including the debate over … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society Canada March 2015 Outturn

  Tonight’s Scotch Malt Whisky Society Canada range was superb, not a bad one in the bunch. The grain whisky G1.11 was a revelation for me, matured in a sherry butt this whisky was in my opinion the finest grain … Continue reading

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