Author: Adam West

International Chardonnay Day – May 26th

Chardonnay is the biggest name in white wine. This varietal is a chameleon in that it is able to shift and make wines at different ends of the spectrum: light-bodied to full-bodied, unoaked to fully oaked, with everything in between – but always dry! Obviously the winemaker has many options when it comes to this grape. Our team has selected a wide range of Chardonnay styles below. Try the unoaked examples with raw oysters while the oaked versions are the perfect foil to butter poached lobster with corn on the cob.

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World Whiskey Day + Pinot Gris/Grigio Day

This week on Expert Picks we have a dual theme once again. In following with our neighbours to the south we have selected one Pinot Grigio/Gris each to honour their National Pinot Gris/Grigio Day on Tuesday May 17th and then we dive deep into our large selection of whiskies to let you, the readers, know what we will be drinking on World Whiskey Day, this Saturday, May 21st. Slaintѐ!

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Let’s taco ‘bout Tequila

In honour of last week’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations our team of passionate and knowledgeable product experts have offered up some of their favourite tequilas (plus one Mezcal!) below. This intensely flavoured, blue agave-based spirit has witnessed a renaissance in recent years - as it has become available in a wider range of styles and is now being seen as a drink to be appreciated and savoured on its own and in cocktails, as opposed to being consumed in shots.

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Limited Time Offers

Expert Picks

One Time Orders (OTO) are available on a seasonal basis. These are often specialty allocated products that help drive excitement and are carefully selected from our favourite regions, producers and  styles.  These products are here for a limited time, so get them while you can.

Senior Product Knowledge Consultant

Laura Hurley

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – KELSEY DRIVE

William Barnes

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – HOWLEY ESTATES

Jennifer Snooks

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – PKC HUMBER GARDENS

Alison French

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – MERRYMEETING ROAD

Peter Harbin

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – STAVANGER DRIVE
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Easter 🐰 Week Selections

Expert Picks

Easter week is a sure sign that we have endured the winter and have great things ahead of us! Whether you are celebrating the onset of better weather, or you’re looking for that perfect bottle of wine for the Easter feast we have you covered.

Senior Product Knowledge Consultant

Laura Hurley

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – KELSEY DRIVE

William Barnes

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – HOWLEY ESTATES

Jennifer Snooks

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – PKC HUMBER GARDENS

Alison French

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – MERRYMEETING ROAD

Peter Harbin

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – STAVANGER DRIVE
Choose an occasion/topic for PKC product recommendations:

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White, Gold or Dark – a style for everyone

Expert Picks

Rum is a liquor distilled from sugarcane. While pure sugarcane juice or syrup can be used the vast majority is actually produced from molasses – a by-product of the sugar making process. No other spirit can claim to have as many different styles as rum, with versions ranging from white to golden to dark, as well as flavoured and spiced. Check out some of our favourites below or visit any of our Corporate stores throughout the province for a larger selection.

Senior Product Knowledge Consultant

Laura Hurley

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – KELSEY DRIVE

William Barnes

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – HOWLEY ESTATES

Jennifer Snooks

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE CONSULTANT – PKC HUMBER GARDENS