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    All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Franc-ly My Dear…

      It’s time to have a franc discussion. That’s right, I am going to be franc with you. I was spelunking through a dusty and forgotten...

    • Wines of South Africa

      To broaden my boozing horizons, I have participated in several of those wine of the month clubs over the years, with usually one or two...

    • Chinese Wine

      As one of the most ancient civilizations of the world, China has enjoyed a long and prosperous love affair with booze. The first evidence of...

    • Batty for Baco

      We may not be able to decide if pipelines are good or bad. We may not be able to decide if the Flames or the...

    • Tainted Love

      Wines have been sealed with cork for centuries, and cork taint has been a problem for most of that time. If you have ever popped...

    • Bye Bye Bacardi

      Bottles of Bacardi can be found across our great nation, from the hipster bars serving $17 craft cocktails, to the neighbourhood pub where everybody knows...

    • Bubbly Bevies

      Sparkling wines have long been associated with special occasions. Birthdays? Check. Weddings? Most definitely. Divorce parties? Even more so. Novice boozers will often use Champagne...

    • Niagara vs Okanagan

      The history of wine in Canada boasts hundreds of years of history. That may sound like a lot, until you compare it to the old-world...

    • Whiskey 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...

    • Chestermere Eats & Drinks

      Plato said it 2500 years ago. Another hundred years before Plato, the Greek philosopher Heraclitus said the same thing. Countless others have expressed the same,...