Taste Talk Tune-In

Laurie MacKay is the Drinks Columnist on CBC Radio One in Calgary - 99.1FM/1010AM. Tune-in on Wine Fridays when Laurie, along with CBC Homestretch Host Chris Dela Torre, pop the cork and discuss stories over a special bottle.


Sip Sail Savour

Laurie loves to explore and share her experiences with like minded travellers. She is happiest when she is standing in a vineyard, glass in hand, learning about the land and enjoying the product of the vine directly with the winemaker.


The Soul Vine

Wine is liquid art. It’s history, geography and culture contained within a glass bottle. Every label has a story to tell.


Kir Royale Cocktail Alberta Style

The Kir Royale was one of the first classic cocktails I ever dared to make.…

What’s In Your Wineskin? Impact Magazine December 2020

Winter is here and the mountains are calling! This year more than ever Canadians are…

Aquavit – the trendy spirit

  Aquavit? What the heck is it? Aquavit is a Nordic gin that is distilled…

Say Cheers on St. Paddy’s Day with a Crown Float Cocktail

I am a 3rd generation proud Canadian with a soft spot for St. Paddy’s Day.…


Keeping my eyes peeled for food & drinks that stop me in my tracks, cool people who follow their passion and art in all its different liquid forms.