Drinks of the Week

Drinks of the Week

With credit card statements arriving any day soon, here are three very different red wines from different countries that share one thing – good value!  Paul Jaboulet Ainé Cotes-du-Rhone Biographie 2015, Tain l’Hermitage, Rhone Valley, France  Warm berry aromas greet...
Open That Bottle: Ivonne Martinez

Open That Bottle: Ivonne Martinez

By Linda Garson Photography by Ingrid Kuenzel Before privatization, Alberta had 209 liquor stores and about 2,000 products available, but now 25 years later, we have over 1,500 liquor stores, and about 25,000 products that any store can order. “Privatization has been...
Beverage Trends 2019

Beverage Trends 2019

By Tom Firth and Linda Garson What’s to come on the beverage scene in 2019? Will it be a continuation of the trends we’ve seen this year and last, or will we see some new and dynamic trends emerge? First off, local craft spirits are here to stay. But several...
Summer Sipping: Rosé

Summer Sipping: Rosé

Whether you’re looking for a delicious glass of wine on the patio with friends, something to pair with your latest BBQ or grilled fish, or just need to relax at the end of a long day, Rosé is a versatile choice that screams summer. Here are three great bottles...
Open That Bottle: David Yip

Open That Bottle: David Yip

“When I first came to Calgary you could only get frozen fish. You might get a few items fresh, but otherwise people are eating meat, meat, meat. Now people are starting to eat healthy,” says David Yip, co-owner of City Fish. Yip came from Hong Kong to Calgary in 1982...

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