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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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Mother’s Day Selections 2022

Expert Picks

While this week’s picks are focused on Mother’s Day, all of our selectors were kind enough to include their favourite Sauvignon Blanc in honour of International Sauvignon Blanc Day (on May 6th, 2022). The added bonus – many moms really enjoy this aromatic white varietal when paired alongside the three G’s: goat’s milk cheese, green salads and grilled white fish!

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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Rosé All Day

Expert Picks

Many of us have already discovered the refreshing quality of a crisp rosé on a warm summers day. As the temperatures continue to rise you will see more and more new additions to the rosé section of your local liquor store. Rosés are usually high in natural acidity making them all the more food friendly and perfect for outdoor dining (think BBQ’s and picnics). They pair well with almost everything – including spicy foods, sushi, salads, barbecued meats, roasts, and rich sauces. Check out some of our favourites below.

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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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
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Masters Golf Selections

Expert Picks

This year, at the 86th Masters golf tournament, defending champ Hideki Matsuyama might decide to serve the Suntory Whisky Toki, from his homeland of Japan, at the champions dinner that he is obliged to host. Or maybe he’ll go with the tasty Japanese beer Sapporo after a long practice round? Please see below for some of our team’s favourite recommendations for late round action this coming Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

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