Home Tasting and Video Series Package #3: Joseph Drouhin Winery

Released: November 15, 2020Theme: Compare and contrast of two vineyards on different continents, both owned by Joseph Drouhin Winery. Regular shelf price: $147.95Take off 15%You pay only $125.75 For more details about our Home Tasting and Video Series, click here. Follow along with Cynthia, from Pacific Wine & Spirits, as she compares 2 vineyards on…

Home Tasting Series Package #1: Crotin

Released: September 15, 2020Crotin 1897 Winery, Piedmonte, Italy Follow along with one of our favourite presenters, Michael Fregren of Artisan Wines, as he leads us through a very interesting line-up of tiny production, little-known varietals from a winery dedicated to preserving and promoting Italy’s wine heritage. The Wines:Crotin Grignolino $33Crotin Freisa $33Crotin Albarossa $47 Regular…

Home Tasting Series Package #2: Food Pairing

Released: October 15, 2020Theme: Food Pairing Home Tasting Series Pack #2 deals with one of the most common and trickiest elements in choosing which wine to buy: food pairing. The Pack contains 3 wines chosen for their food-friendly characteristics: Reichsgraf Dry Riesling, Mazzei Belguardo Rosé, and Calera Central Coast Pinot Noir. Follow along with expert Stacey Jo…

Home Tasting and Video Series Pack

Welcome to the new Home Tasting Series. With in-store tasting events unlikely to be possible for some time to come, we have developed an exciting new Home Tasting and Video Series Pack that you and maybe a few close, yet appropriately distanced, friends can enjoy in the comfort and safety of your own home. Maybe…

Pairing Wine with Asian Food

Are you having trouble finding wines to go with your favourite Asian flavours? It can be a bit of a challenge, as Asian dishes often have a complex sweet/sour/bitter/spicy dynamic that can clash with many wines. White WinesGenerally, the most reliable matches are the rich, often slightly off-dry whites from Alsace in France and neighbouring…

What’s Really on the Shelves Out There

Why would you pay aged Cheddar prices for Velveeta? Well, you wouldn’t, would you? But countless Edmontonians are doing just that, in a wine sense, every week. After spending a few hours touring some chain stores in the South end of the city, I came away amazed at how little “real” wine was on the…

Annual Christmas Open House for Charity

Save the date—our annual Christmas Open House for Charity is on Wednesday, December 4th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Grab your friends and come down for our biggest party of the year! Your cash donation at the door in aid of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation gets you in to sample from among the…

Beer Seminar #4: UnTapped

September 25, 2019: We’re pleased to have James of UnTapped —he’ll be sharing a tasty mix of Canadian and American beers. This is the last beer seminar, but don’t fret. We have more free wine tastings coming up. Make sure you’re on our email list to get exclusive invites to these FREE events.

Beer Seminar #3: Beerthirst

September 18, 2019: Sheena of Beerthirst will be showcasing American beers from her portfolio. Make sure you’re signed up for our newsletter to get exclusive invites to these events. Winners are randomly drawn.

Beer Seminar #2: Snake Lake + Field and Forge

September 11, 2019: We’re excited to be showcasing a couple of new Alberta breweries at our beer seminar! Cole of Snake Lake Brewing with Jaime of Field and Forge Beer will be sharing some tasty craftbeer. Wanna win FREE tix to these events? You need to be signed up for our newsletter to get exclusive…