Monthly Archives: November 2016

Glenfarclas 25 Year Cask Strength Launch – Nov. 29, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29th we hosted a tasting of much of the Glenfarclas lineup here at Kensington Wine Market. Glenfarclas is the second oldest family operated distillery in Scotland. The distillery has been owned by the Grant Family for six … Continue reading

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New beers – November 25th, 2016

Hey everyone! It’s order day! It’s order day! My favourite day of the week in which I get to see all the tasty things I had delivered and also fill my shelves up! Things are starting to ramp up for … Continue reading

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New beers – November 17th, 2016

Hello fellow beer geeks! Time for another update on everyone’s favourite subject: New beers! I couldn’t resist bringing in a few more new items than usual this week. There are just too many amazing things up for grabs lately, and … Continue reading

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Red Wine Icons Tasting – November 15th, 2016

WoW! What a great tasting. I have done many tastings over the last 10 years and I would have to say that this one was the most exciting to do. The wines showed beautifully. The good thing is that with … Continue reading

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Intriguing Piedmont Tasting – Novermber 11, 2016

Terrific tasting on Friday. We started with some bubbles from Giulio Cocchi…who knew that Piedmont made bubbles. It was a full house and the wines showed beautifully. I have been tasting wines from Italy over that last decade or more. … Continue reading

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New beers, November 10, 2016

Hey there beer fans! Back again for another update. I’ve got some interesting new beers this week! Some fun, fall appropriate darker beers, along with more warm weather-prolonging pales (It’s still summer to me in some ways). Before I get … Continue reading

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Bordeaux vs Tuscany: November 8, 2016

What a pleasant evening we had! Two of the greatest wine regions of the wine world competing against each other. Bordeaux vs Tuscany, the epic battle! Of course, to be fair to both regions, we needed to focus our tasting … Continue reading

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Glencadam and Tomintoul Distilleries tasting – Nov. 5, 2016

Glencadam and Tomintoul with Iain Forteath On Saturday, November 5th we were led through a great tasting of what Angus Dundee Distillers have to offer by Iain Forteath (twitter: @thewhiskyboy ) (LINK). Angus Dundee is a family owned company that … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society November 2016 Outturn

It has almost become routine for us to say each month, that the new Outturn was a hit and very well received. The November 2016 Outturn was very well received, we saw strong interest in all 7 new whiskies. We … Continue reading

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Kilchoman, 100% Islay with Anthony Wills – November 4, 2016

On Friday, November 4th we were privileged to have the founder of Kilchoman Distillery – Anthony WIlls – ran us through a special tasting of the Kilchoman lineup. The tasting included the four main bottlings produced by Kilchoman as well … Continue reading

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