• 2016 ABA Spirits Results

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Alberta Beverage Awards Results

    When we launched the Alberta Beverage Awards in 2013, we wanted to celebrate the widest beverage selection in Canada.

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon

    Of the flights worked through at this year’s awards, not one was more consistent with wines of high quality than that of the noble cabern

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Chardonnay

    This year, more than most, we had great parity in the chardonnay category. Overwhelmingly new world offerings were the order of the day.

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Fruit Wine

    Alberta’s fruit wine industry is small, but growing.

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Gewürztraminer

    Typically, this is a category dominated by the masters in Alsace, but 2016 saw a bit of an upset with examples from Canada and Italy taki

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Grenache

    Grenache, or garnacha, is an often overlooked gem, despite the fact it is one of the most planted red grapes around the world.

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Bordeaux Blends

    Hailing from any wine-region and made from varying amounts of the classic Bordeaux varieties of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet fran

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Malbec

    It is no wonder that malbec is one of the top selling varietals in our province.  Typically, with silky tannins over a velvety and p

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Merlot

    When a certain movie came out a few years back blasting the noble grape varietal merlot, I groaned heavily.

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Moscato

    Moscato for some is a bit of a guilty pleasure, most examples have more than a little residual sweetness and might be a little on the “fl

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Pinot Gris/Grigio

    Pinot gris is an aromatic, cool climate grape grown in Italy, Austria, eastern Europe, Germany, France, USA and Canada.

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Pinot Noir

    Pinot noir has for the past decade, been the choice grape of almost anyone out there who routinely drinks red wine.  Its penchant fo

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Rye

    No longer just destined for a rye and coke or rye and ginger-rye whisky can easily and often does replace bourbon in cocktails or scotch

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 American Whisky

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Ciders

    Ciders have been gaining popularity in Alberta and with good reason.

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Fruit Beers

    There are few beer styles that invoke thoughts of hot summer days on a patio quite like fruit beers.

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Gluten Free and Saisons

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Saisons

    With the increase in the number of breweries worldwide, it follows there comes a greater variety of beer.

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

  • 2016 Gluten Free Beer

    About 15 years ago in Alberta, if you wanted to drink gluten-free beer you had exactly one choice.

    by Culinaire Magazine

    1 Oct

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