Category: Sip Happens

This National Caesar Day Make it classic with Grey Goose, with a twist

It’s the middle of May, and if you’re in Toronto you’re shivering like it’s still March.  I welcome the idea of a hearty, spicy cocktail to put a fire in my belly and make me forget about the realities of…

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Getting to know Nordés Gin

Recently I got the chance to sample a gin that just happens to be made from wine grapes.  Surprising? Yes.  Delicious?  Most definitely yes.  Meet Nordés Gin. Nordés is the first Atlantic Galician Gin, meaning its origins are from the…

A Bartender with a heart of gold: meet Chantelle Gabino

While bartenders definitely provide a public service, after a fashion, it’s not always a profession that’s associated with giving back to the community.  That is unless you’ve met Chantelle Gabino *photos from @chantigabino on Instagram Chantelle is a food and beverage…

Fresh Cocktails for Spring

What’s the best way to celebrate the return of spring? With friends toasting to the season with a great cocktail. We have now been pouring Bombay Sapphire for 5 straight seasons since ADDICTED began and this year is no different…

Stay Safe and have fun this St. Patrick’s Day with Jameson

When it comes to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, we think getting around safely should be a no brainer.  Luckily, our friends at Jameson Irish Whiskey agree. This St. Patrick’s Day, Jameson Irish Whiskey has once again joined forces with the…

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5 Tips for Flawless Wine Etiquette

Unlike beer, vodka, and whiskey, wine is an elegant and classy drink that shows the world you’re a refined person who knows what’s good. However, not all wines are the same, and you can’t approach all of them in the…