Tag: rum

Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee cocktail kit

Wayward Distillery x The Bar Cart Launches New Cocktail Kit

 mywinepal  June 13, 2022

Are you into the cocktail culture?  How about saving our bees and butterflies?  They are pollinators that we need in order to harvest many fruits and vegetables.  You can enjoy cocktails and help to save the bees, and other pollinators, by purchasing the Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee cocktail kit made by local Wayward Distillery together with Pollinator…

Black Tot Rum in packaging

Enjoy The Maritime Tradition of Black Tot Rum

 mywinepal  April 4, 2022

What do you know about the history of rum?  Where it was made, what it was made from, why it is popular with sailors?  I learned this and more from an online 50th-anniversary tasting of Black Tot rum with Mitch Wilson, the Black Tot Global Brand Ambassador. History of Rum and the Navy Starting in the 1700s, rum was carried…

Cocktails, Mocktails and Garnishes from the Garden

Book Review: Cocktails, Mocktails and Garnishes from the Garden by Katie Stryjewski

 mywinepal  March 16, 2021

Cocktail culture has been going on for quite a few years, and even with COVID, I am betting that many people are making cocktails at home now.  And looking forward to going out for cocktails with friends and family. When you make cocktails at home, do you consider your garden as part of a cocktail recipe?  It can be. In…

Barbados Food and Rum Festival

Barbados Celebrates Its 10th Food & Rum Festival

 mywinepal  September 20, 2019

Have you ever been to the Caribbean?  To Barbados?  I have not but have been interested.  Finding out that they have a Food & Rum Festival just bumped up my interest.  Here is information about this festival from the Festival.  Enjoy! ~~~ This is a big year for Barbados’ culinary scene – the annual Barbados Food and Rum Festival (Oct. 24-27, 2019) returns…

BC Liquor Stores e-news

Wine and Spirits Events at BC Liquor Stores in April

 mywinepal  March 31, 2018

News from the BC Liquor stores about upcoming events.  Wines of Chile and Wines of Argentina are featured, amongst others. ~~~ PARK ROYAL GRAND MARNIER ENGRAVING EVENT Sunday, April 1st & Saturday, April 21st – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 20th – 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Experience the taste of Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge, an alchemy of fine aged…