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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Brazilian Wine

      When we think about wines from South America, Malbec from Argentina and Carménère from Chile are the ones that immediately come to mind, but there...

    • Whisky and Bagpipes

      Like many Canadians, I can claim some small portion of Scottish ancestry.  While I may not boast Groundskeeper Willie levels of Scottish-ness, I do regularly...

    • Rural Alberta Advantage

      I had a slow week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, so I decided to catch up on a few brewery visits as part of...

    • Fire Down Below

      Those readers not currently living under a rock will already have heard about the terrible bush fires ravaging Australia at this very moment, with millions...

    • Blessed Barolo

      Regular readers may recall that I made a trip to Italy a few months back, where I indulged in wines from ancient vineyards that have...

    • Santa Beer

      December 25 is always a special day for me, and it’s not because of the many candy canes or gingersnaps, or because I miraculously escaped...

    • Seasonal Cheers and Beers

      The festive drinking season is upon us, and I always make the most of the annual cornucopia of seasonal beers! It all begins in September,...

    • Barrel Aged Beer

      The wine snobs of the world are constantly rambling on about exactly how many months their favourite wine spent in oak barrels, usually while carefully...

    • Mad For Muscat

      The holiday season is now upon us, which brings many social events, complete with far too much eating of sweets, and countless celebratory glasses of...

    • Stout Season

      The first Thursday in November marked the 8th annual International Stout Day, a tribute to the darkest of the dark beers.  Apparently, the first Thursday...