Monthly Archives: June 2015

New beers June 24th, 2015

Shawn Michael Young Friday June 24th, 2015 So I just finished hosting my Canadian whiskey class! It was a ton of fun, and we had some amazing whiskeys! It was a long day, and I have to write another blog … Continue reading

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Chianti Classico tasting June 19, 2015

Lisa Zinck June 19 2015 Oh how I love Sangiovese! I am amazed at how diverse the varietal is and how it offers so many different expressions. Tonight’s tasting was a walk through the sub-regions of Chianti Classico DOCG. The … Continue reading

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New beers June 19, 2015

Shawn Michael Young Friday June 19, 2015 Our yearly sour madness has come and gone! The Cantillon arrived, barely hit the shelves, and left. I say “barely” because even after all of the pre-orders, a couple of bottles of the … Continue reading

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Poggio Antico Brunello tasting June 16, 2015

Tuesday June 16, 2015 Lisa Zinck The skies were looking very ominous when we began this intriguing tasting. They looked deep and dark and Brunello ominous! The tasting format was new for us and everyone seemed a bit shy to … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2012 tasting Friday June 12, 2015

Eric Southward Friday June 12, 2015 It was a special night, full of anticipation as a lucky group gathered together eager to taste the new vintage of red Bordeaux .  And, what did we learn?  That everyone needs to be … Continue reading

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Surprise Whisky Sale This Weekend!

All of our whiskies are on sale, in store and online only, no phone orders please. This is our last sale until the fall and your last opportunity to take advantage of some great deals. Have a look below at … Continue reading

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New beers June 10, 2015

Hello fellow beer geeks! This week has been rather generous to us as we see the return of some long loved and long missed classics, and our Cantillon finally arrived! Likely, nearly all of you have picked up your orders … Continue reading

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The Italian Challenge tasting – June 9, 2015

Lisa Zinck June 9, 2015 Sangiovese versus Nebbiolo… what a challenge! I was without a doubt up for the test. The room was filled with familiar faces, so this made the evening even more enjoyable. We compared sangiovese with nebbiolo … Continue reading

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New beers June 3, 2015

Folks! I don’t want to waste too much time before getting to this week’s amazing new beers, but I have to mention quick that for those of you who pre-ordered Cantillon, they will be arriving next week! So expect to … Continue reading

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Masi Amarone Vertical tasting – Tuesday May 26, 2015

Lisa Zinck Tuesday May 26 2015 This was a rare opportunity to taste some back vintages thanks to our agent, Authentic Wines and Spirits. Often you will find that wineries will hold back vintages and then release them as a … Continue reading

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