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Farm to Table

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Nanaimoite’s are fortunate to be surrounded by farmers dedicated to producing delicious quality food. There are many sources for these treasures. The Island Roots Co-operative Market is open year round …

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Wine Sampling at Lucky’s

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Did you know that Lucky’s Liquor Store is the only liquor store that offers free wine sampling every day? Check out what we are sampling currently **please note selection changes …

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Great Wines Under $20

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Great wines don’t necessarily have to burn a hole in your wallet, as there’s much to be said, and drank, for under $20. Let’s cut to the chase. Here are …

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The Joy of Highland Scotch

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If you are looking for a scotch that has beautiful balance between sweet and smoky, look toward a good Highland scotch. Not all scotch drinkers will agree with that statement, …

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French Wines Demystified

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Buying French wine can be a mysterious adventure. The labels seem like those cryptic crosswords – confined only to those in the know. The old world French tradition of labelling …

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Local Craft Distilleries

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For decades, micro-distilleries have flourished in Europe. Now it’s BC’s turn. Thanks to recent changes in the BC liquor laws – small batch distillers can now sell to restaurants and …

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Craft Beer

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Mid Island residents have a good choice of craft beer to purchase in Nanaimo. However, there is huge chunk of craft beer fun we are missing. Tasting lounges, to be …