3 Champagne Alternatives

Quench - April 28, 2015
champagne glasses at wedding reception

Yes, we love champagne. Yes, we agree, it is the epitome of all bubbles. And yes, it is not cheap. When the wallet disagrees with your need for sparkle on a random Tuesday evening, fear not…there are some affordable options.  Namely, Crémant from France, Cava from Spain and Prosecco from Italy. Delve further into the world of sparkling wines in Bubbling Over with our very own, …

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Craft Distilling Master Class with Jesse Razaqpur, Toronto Distillery Company

Quench - April 25, 2015

Being Crafty: Jesse Razaqpur, Toronto Distillery Company Full Interview from Quench Magazine on Vimeo.

During the filming of a recent documentary on the craft brewing and distilling scene, Quench editor, Aldo Parise, met with Jesse Razaqpur. As master distiller and co-founder of the Toronto Distillery Company, Jesse has seen what it takes to start a craft distillery. He talks with candor about the legal hurdles attached to distilling, following your passion and learning from your mistakes. Whether you are …

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5 Must-Try Cocktails

Quench - April 24, 2015

Are you hosting a soiree this weekend? Or, perhaps you’re heading out to a favourite watering hole or staying in with family. In our world, there’s always room for great cocktail. Try one of these 5 picks, from the classic martini to something totally out-of-the-box. Our tip; stick to simple at home and go crazy if you find yourself at a fully stocked establishment. Cheers …

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Eating In Vs. Eating Out

Quench - April 17, 2015

It’s the weekend. Yay! A long week at work, combined with a longer week of home responsibilities, often leads us to the inevitable Friday night question ..what to do for dinner? Some nights, a meal out is a great way to unwind, away from home with the added benefit of no cooking and no clean-up. But, opening a favourite bottle of wine (without the 300% …

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