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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • 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...

    • Millenial Megabrews

      Never has a generation been so derided as the Millenials.  Not only are they the first generation in history to be worse off than their...

    • Z Is For Zweigelt

      I made my annual pilgrimage to the Okanagan Valley of BC a few weeks ago, bringing home a few cases of wine to restock the...