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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Pumpkin Pints

      This is a strange month in the world of beer.  It started out with Oktoberfest, that Bavarian bacchanalia still going strong after more than two...

    • You Too Can U-Brew

      Alberta has finally joined the ranks of the u-brew provinces.  A few amendments were tacked onto Bill 6 at the end of last year, one...

    • Guzzling Grenache

      Flipping through my page-a-day calendar last month, I was reminded that the third Friday of September is International Grenache Day, so I took the rest...

    • Lovely Limoncello

      I have recently returned from a vacation in the Italian countryside, where I enjoyed the food and wine with great gusto. In between visits to...

    • Blessed Brunello

      The Tuscany region of Italy has been producing wine for thousands of years, and is famous the world over for its big and bold reds....

    • East vs West

      India Pale Ale, or IPA for short, has been the most popular craft beer style for many years. IPA was originally designed as a cranked...

    • BBQ and Beer

      Some things just go together, like PB&J, Gilligan and the Skipper, fish and chips, wine and cheese. A trend I have observed with the rise...

    • Rum Dinger

      Always looking for the opportunity to enjoy a night out with my regular posse of drinking companions, I gathered them all together last week, for...

    • Distilling Discoveries

      The history of booze is murky at best, with different tipples discovered independently in different parts of the ancient world. Beer and mead are perhaps...

    • Wine Time

      The world of wine is mourning the loss of Harry McWatters, the larger-than-life godfather of BC wine, who passed away last month after more than...