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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Seasonal Cheers and Beers

      Your intrepid liquor reporter loves this time of year.  No, gentle reader, it’s not that I’m partial to the snow, treacherous roads, and cold weather. ...

    • Bewitching Beaujolais

      Your humble narrator was chatting up a cute wine rep at a snooty wine tasting event last week, and she poured me a glass of...

    • Sweet Wines

      When asked, most people will say that they prefer dry wines to sweet wines, which helps explain why dry wines outsell their sweeter counterparts by...

    • Radical Riesling

      Your intrepid liquor reporter has been waiting for several years for the Riesling Revolution to begin, when that bold Germanic grape sweeps over all those...

    • Quintessential Quails’ Gate

      Your intrepid liquor reporter has a long-standing tradition of visiting the Okanagan Valley over the Thanksgiving long weekend, and this year was no exception. No,...

    • Corks or Screw Caps?

      Old-school wine snobs will tell you that the only proper way to bottle wine is with a cork closure, and look down their noses at...

    • Gin and Juice

      The world is experiencing a Gin renaissance, and the charge is being led by the small artisanal distilleries. Gin has a long and sordid history,...

    • Aging Wine

      Some things just don’t improve as the years go by. Star Wars prequels and my waistline are two examples that immediately come to mind, but...

    • Gin and Juice

      The world is experiencing a Gin renaissance, and the charge is being led by the small artisanal distilleries. Gin has a long and sordid history,...

    • Dry Town No More?

      Your humble narrator has been known to poke fun at our neighbours to the south for that failed social experiment called Prohibition back in the...