Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Perfect Pair – Food and Wine

by Abi Valentine’s Day is all about spending time with your special someone. We notarize the idea of splurging our significant others with chocolates, flowers, wine, and cheese, and stress ourselves out to make sure Valentine’s Day is the most … Continue reading

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Whisky and Chocolate

by Curt I’ve never been super comfortable with the idea of whisky and food pairings. Not because I don’t believe you can find complimentary flavour profiles, but because I don’t think they make the best of bedfellows. Food fights the … Continue reading

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Gin Crazed!

by Shawn We are definitely in the middle of a Gin renaissance or Gin Craze, if you will. With distilleries popping up left and right, and the difficulties of laying down barreled spirit for years and years, gin is both … Continue reading

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Pinot Noir: Battle Royale

by Abigail What Makes Pinot Noir, Pinot Noir? Pinot noir is not a grape to be messed with. It is notoriously difficult to grow, with it being nicknamed the heartbreak grape. It’s thin-skins burn easily in hot temperatures, and are … Continue reading

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Rum named Ron, etc.

by Shawn Woo! This was my first rum tasting! So much fun deciding my lineup, figuring out what to talk about, research the points I’m not quite as clear on. Tasting through my lineup to set the order and prepare … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada February 2019 Outturn

by Evan February typically marks a shift here at Kensington Wine Market. You would think that January would slow down for us, but it doesn’t – at least not much. Christmas and New Years might be done but the first … Continue reading

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Tight Wad Oenophile – Frugal Finds

by Dave As we enter a new year and work our pocketbooks through the holiday season hangover, there is nothing better than finding delicious wines that fit a budget. It happens to us all: we have a fantastic and very … Continue reading

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Silky Sultry Stouts

by Shawn It’s time, it’s time! My annual tradition of balling out on stouts to kick off a new year of beer tastings! Typically this is one of my most popular tastings, though this year there was a slight slump … Continue reading

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