Browsing the "Distillery" Category

Eau Claire Distillery Christmas Gin: Review

Eau Claire Distillery is Canada’s premier craft distillery, offering a true farm-to-glass experience just 35 minutes southwest of downtown Calgary. Eau Claire prides itself in sourcing locally-farmed ingredients known and respected in Alberta’s agriculture community. For the holidays, they released [...]

December 24, 2017 Alberta, Distillery, product

Wayne Gretzky Estates: A look into winemaking and whiskey distilling

The third part of our trip to the Wayne Gretzky Estates was a tour of their winery and distillery. Complete with vineyard frolicking, mad scientists, moonshine wafting and Hogwarts potions class minus the robes. The most exciting part of the [...]

December 3, 2017 Distillery, Event, Niagara on the Lake, winery

Wayne Gretzky Estates: Wine & Whisky Showdown Dinner

Once a month, Wayne Gretzky Estates throws a dinner party where they pair 3-course meals with both a wine and a whisky cocktail pairing. After each course, every diner places a secret vote (via sacred voting popsicle sticks) for either [...]

November 19, 2017 Distillery, Event, Niagara on the Lake, winery

Wayne Gretzky Estates: Canadian Whisky Cocktail Workshop

On a beautiful autumn evening with a warming whisky in hand, we watched the passionate mixologist Zac Kvas of Wayne Gretzky Estates craft cocktails to a soothing symphony of crackling fire pits. The Great One’s winery and distillery is located in [...]

November 5, 2017 Distillery, Event, Niagara on the Lake, winery

Legend Distilling: Spirits Tasting on the Naramata Bench

Legend Distilling creates unique hand crafted spirits in small batches. When we were driving along the Naramata Bench, we had to stop here. It’s a nice break from all that wine tasting and try some good ol’ spirits. Legend Lounge This [...]

October 29, 2016 Distillery, Naramata Bench, Penticton, Three Beakers

Gillespie’s Fine Spirits: Small Batch Distillery in Squamish

Gillespie’s Fine Spirits is a small batch distillery in Squamish. We came for a tour and tasting to see what they were all about. John and Kelly started Gillespie’s to create a greener, more sustainable business model for distilling alcohol. Since they [...]

September 7, 2016 Distillery, Squamish

Odd Society Spirits: Tasting and Tours

After work, my amazing coworker took us on an adventure in the East Village. We stopped at Odd Society Spirits for a few drinks and a tour of their distillery. On a Friday evening, this place was lively with people [...]

June 15, 2014 Canadian, Distillery, East Village, Four Beakers