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    All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • BC Wines

      Long time readers may recall that I have long been a fan of Canadian wine, especially those made right next door in neighbouring British Columbia....

    • Local Vodka

      Most folks will not pay too much attention to their brand of Vodka. Since most Vodkas are intentionally distilled to be as neutral-tasting as possible,...

    • Coveting Cassini Cellars

      I recently made my annual pilgrimage to the Okanagan Valley for the fall harvest wine festival, in order to bring you news from our very...

    • Rah Rah Rioja

      You may recall that I am a big fan of Spanish wines, so imagine my delight when a few of my regular drinking companions wanted...

    • Passion For Primitivo

      I was entertaining out-of-town visitors last week, and discharged my hosting duties with great aplomb by taking them to a nice Italian restaurant with an...

    • Noshing in New Zealand

      We were out imbibing with a cute Kiwi couple, when the topic of New Zealand wines came up. For those not in the know, there...

    • Any Port In A Storm

      While entertaining dinner guests recently, when a discussion broke out about the benefits of a small glass of Port after dinner. Never one to shy...

    • Wild For Washington Wine

      Your intrepid liquor reporter was browsing the aisles of my friendly neighbourhood booze merchant last week, when I bumped into one of those in-store tastings...

    • Porters and Stouts

      It’s that time of year again, gentle reader. The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. I even saw frost on my...

    • Game of Beers

      Your humble narrator decided to sit down on the couch over the weekend to binge-watch the latest season of Game of Thrones, as it was...