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    All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Chilean Wildfires and Wine

      Your humble narrator recently attended a fundraiser hosted by the Chilean Canadian Community Association in Calgary, in support of the terrible wildfires burning in Chile....

    • Long Live Lagavulin

      Your intrepid liquor reporter was browsing the shelves at my friendly neighbourhood booze merchant, when a particular bottle of whisky caught my eye. I was...

    • Robbie Burrrrns Day

      Your humble narrator recently explored his inner Scotsman. There was haggis. There was fine scotch. There were hairy legs poking out of a kilt. No,...

    • Hop To It

      Like most beer drinkers, your intrepid liquor reporter spends very little time thinking about hops. Much like oxygen, or your regular late-night booty call, hops...

    • Lager Drivers Waltz Pleases Me Completely

      In the beginning, man invented beer, and it was good. Sure, there were a few kinks they had to work out. The first two ingredients...

    • Canadian Sparklers

      Your humble narrator attended a New Year’s Eve party recently, and made sure to bring plenty of sparkling wine to ring in the new year....

    • New Beer For The New Year

      Welcome, gentle reader, to the opening days of the year 2017. The past year has been a busy one for the Alberta beer industry, with...

    • Abruzzo For You-zo

      Few countries have as long and tangled history with wine as Italy, where the wine industry has been flourishing for close to four millennia. While...

    • Big On Burgundy

      When wine snobs get together to talk about wine, there are always a few regions that need no introduction. Places like Bordeaux, Côtes du Rhone,...

    • 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....