Monthly Archives: April 2011

Easter Saturday Tasting

We have two beverages for you to taste this Easter Saturday: Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling 2009 ($15.95) and Molson Canadian 67 Sublime (12 bottles $22.25). The Riesling is from Washington State and was rated 89 points and Best Value by … Continue reading

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Blasted Church | A&B Liquor Store

B.C.’s Blasted Church winery has some of the funkiest labels around and a great story about how their name came about: On a cool spring morning in 1929, a small crew from Okanagan Falls set off to a deserted mining camp … Continue reading

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Passion of Portugal Red Wine

Paige from Spider Beverage Co. will be here tomorrow, Friday, April 22, to do a tasting of Passion of Portugal red wine.  This blended red retails for $9.95.  Stop by and give it a try between 4pm and 6pm. 

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Generation Seven Red 2009

Tomorrow (Saturday, April 16, 2011) we’re tasting Generation Seven Red 2009.  We’ve had the red and the white in-store now for just over a month.  I’m excited to try this wine from Niagara for a few reasons: 1) it’s VQA and … Continue reading

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Ballantine’s 17 year Scotch

After a bit of a wait, we now have Ballantine’s 17 year-old scotch ($87.95).  Whisky aficionado, Jim Murray, gave this blended scotch 97.5/100 points and declared it the 2011 World Whisky of the Year.  Yowza!  WhiskyIntelligence.com had this to say … Continue reading

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