The Toronto Christmas Market is my favorite destination for getting into the holiday spirit. When it’s decked out for Christmas, with great eats, treats, and shopping, the Distillery District is a festive highlight in Toronto, and this year we had an upgraded drive that helped inspire our holiday mood thanks to the folks at Ford and Sony.
Sometimes, it’s hard to know what to get the men in your life. Whether you’re talking about a friend, a co-worker, or a casual acquaintance, it’s not always easy picking out a gift for the holidays.
Get inspired for the holidays with one of our favorite guides: the luxury gift list. Whether you’re shopping for that very special someone, or you just want to day-dream about what you really want this year, we’ve got you covered with “wow” worthy gift suggestions featuring Samsung, Hamilton Watches, Burberry, Grand Marnier, The Macallan, Rado, Bulova, Ted Baker, and Boconi.
The holidays are almost here. There’s Christmas music on the radio, stores are filled with festive goodies, and Santa Claus has even been showing up to meet with the little ones. That means it’s time to follow our holiday tradition and kick off The GATE’s Holiday Gift Guides with the all-important first edition: our charity gift guide.
The latest Bond film, Spectre, opens in theatres this Friday, November 6, and to tie in with the big premiere Belvedere is celebrating with an exclusive limited edition bottle, and a special ad campaign featuring actress Stephanie Sigman.
For the would-be home barista, the Breville Duo Temp Pro is an easy-to-use espresso machine that makes a great cup of java without a lot of effort. Espresso comes out at the perfect temperature every time, there’s a steam wand for frothing milk, and the stainless steel design looks wonderful on any kitchen counter.
Whether you have a great coffee system at home, or you’re just planning to upgrade to a premium system, the Breville Dose Control Pro offers a premium grind experience to get the most out of your coffee beans. Using high quality stainless steel conical burrs, the Dose Control Pro preserves the all-important oils in the coffee bean to make sure that you get all the flavour out of your next cup of java.
Are you looking for drink ideas for your Halloween party? We’ve got you covered courtesy of Canadian Club and Jim Beam with four tried and tested cocktails that will dazzle your tastebuds with simple recipes and easy-to-find ingredients.
Grolsch’s ever-iconic swingtop bottle was immortalized earlier this year when the company celebrated their 400th anniversary with a huge artist competition in Amsterdam. With 400 artists from around the world competing, they had to bring their own style to the Grolsch design, and Canadian illustrator Dave Murray was one of only 9 works that ended up being selected for a special honour.
Cîroc Ultra Premium celebrated their official launch in Canada today with a big party at Toronto’s Cabana Pool Bar, and to mark the occasion they also debuted a limited edition collaboration with footwear designers Sully Wong.