Book Review: ICON Flagship Wines

Book Review: ICON Flagship Wines

There is no doubt that British Columbia’s wines have come a very long way in a very short time, and John Schreiner has been there talking, writing about, and tasting B.C.’s wines since the 1980s. In ICON Flagship Wines from British Columbia’s Best Wineries, John...
Open That Bottle: Paul Rogalski

Open That Bottle: Paul Rogalski

“As far as being a chef goes, I just liked to eat! But everyone thought it was a good idea as they didn’t know what else to do with me,” says Chef Paul Rogalski of Calgary’s Rouge Restaurant. Food was always a large part of Rogalski’s family; his maternal...
2 Newer Calgary Breweries To Get To Know

2 Newer Calgary Breweries To Get To Know

A lot of new breweries have recently opened their doors in Calgary. It can be hard to keep track of who’s pouring what and, more importantly than that, who is pouring something delicious. Luckily, these two new(ish) brewers are each offering something very...
5 Alberta beers to try at Oktoberfest

5 Alberta beers to try at Oktoberfest

5 must-try beers from Alberta breweries at Oktoberfest While my days are usually spent saturated in wine, there is something magical and almost exotic about Oktoberfest. Who doesn’t want to spend a day (experiencing culture of course) in a crowded beerhall while being...
A Renaissance in the making: 6 Must-Try Craft Ciders

A Renaissance in the making: 6 Must-Try Craft Ciders

Craft cider growing in popularity  by MARGAUX BURGESS Does it seem like cider is everywhere all of a sudden? You are not alone in thinking so – and with good reason! While we have not reached the pint per day pre-prohibition consumption of those who lived in...
September Spirits: 5 Must-Try Drinks

September Spirits: 5 Must-Try Drinks

by TOM FIRTH with LINDA GARSON While summer in southern Alberta often trickles into September – and if we are lucky, October – we love the warm days and long, slightly cooler evenings. The perfect sort of weather for a G&T, or even to start sipping on a little...

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