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Working the Weed Wine Connection in California
By: Mari Kane - 12 April 2015 - Comments Off

Can blending cannabis with grape juice produce anything with real value in taste and style, the way pot beer does? [...]

Help! My Neighbourhood has Become Brewery Creek!
By: Mari Kane - 02 September 2014 - Comments Off

These three nano breweries are so conveniently located, I can stop to fill my growler on the way home from my gym at Main and 7th. That is what I do to have more [...]

Canada Day Drinking Memories of a New Citizen
By: Mari Kane - 01 July 2014 - 4 Comments

Happy Canada Day! To honour my first Canada Day as a bona-fide Canadian citizen, I want to give a shout out to all the great Canadian booze I’ve consumed in the past nine years. [...]

Vancouver Tasting Finals Round 4 – Tequila
By: Mari Kane - 09 June 2014 - 1 Comment

Vancouver Agave Week felt like being in Mexico, and not just because of the warm weather. Tequila flowed from Downtown to the East Side with parties, tastings, and seminars focusing on Mexican food, culture [...]

Meet Your Winemaker, Pass The Bottle
By: Mari Kane - 19 March 2014 - Comments Off

Meet your Match was the first speed tasting I’ve seen where the tasters get up and move to the next winemaker table. Sort of like a musical chairs drinking game. [...]