My favorite time of year is clearly here. Yes, it's barbecue season, and this year I've been convinced that wine--and specifically Carnivor Cabernet--may not be a bad way to go in place of some of the more traditional summer patio drinks.
Harry Rosen and Prostate Cancer Canada are inspiring men across the country to put on a pair of socks to support the fight against prostate cancer, with 100% of sales of limited-edition, made-in-Italy socks by Marcoliani going to fund research and awareness efforts.
Happy National Caesar Day, Canada. Iceberg Vodka has named May 14th in honour of one of the country's favorite mixed drink, and with a reported 350 million Caesars being poured every year, it seems like as good a reason as any to celebrate the unique drink that is practically one of the country's national emblems of patios, warm summer weather, and social occasions.
Cooking in your back yard is something of a summer ritual in Canada, and over the last few years it has evolved drastically with new gadgets, appliances, and furniture. One of this year's great innovations brings a new dimension to backyard cooking as Cuisinart builds on the growing demand for unique equipment with their new Outdoor Oven.
In the late 1970s in New York City there was a street kid artist named Jean-Michel Basquiat. A Brooklyn born kid of Haitian descent, this street kid was a talented artist who expressed himself through graffiti and tagging subway cars, warehouse doors, pieces of wood found on the street--anywhere on anything. His artwork commented on the over-hyped, over-commercialized world that served the few at the expense of the many and he would sign his work "SAMO" followed by a copyright symbol.
Whether you're celebrating the Oscars this weekend with a party, or just curling up in front of the television, Iceberg Vodka has a few drink suggestions that will help you bring some class to the affair, all in the name of this year's Best Actress nominees.
How better to celebrate the one and only Robbie Burns, and all things Scottish, than with a dram of scotch and a little haggis? You really don't need an excuse to enjoy a little scotch, but Robbie Burns Day is a great opportunity, and when a sample bottle of Laphroaig Single Malt Scotch arrived recently, it seemed like haggis was a necessary accessory for the special occasion.
Celebrate the end of the year, or the start of the New Year, with a few spirit, wines, and alcohol suggestions that serve up perfectly with food, treats, or just about any event you have in mind. Suggested spirits include: Canadian Club Chairman's Select 100% Rye, Knob Creek Straight Kentucky Bourbon, Carnivor Cabernet Sauvignon, Iceberg Chocolate Mint Vodka, and JJ McWilliam Shiraz Cabernet.
Crown Royal is celebrating their 75th anniversary with a special limited edition blend that elevates the classic Canadian whisky with specially selected stocks, and extra emphasis from their Coffey rye that has always helped define the flavour of the iconic spirit. Dubbed Crown Royal Monarch 75th Anniversary Blend, the whisky had a special launch event in Toronto where Joanna Scandella, Crown Royal's Master Blender, spoke about the limited edition that was launched just in time for the holidays.