Judy’s Holiday Picks

Taylor Fladgate 10 Year Old Tawny Port


Port is a sweet fortified wine from the Douro Valley in Portugal. Taylor Fladgate 10 Year Old Port offers spicy, woody complexity alongside rich, sweet cherry fruit.

Serve with stilton, hard cheeses like cheddar, with nuts, and fruitcake. A classic end of day tipple.

Bollinger Special Cuvee NV


Champagne. The name itself evokes thoughts of celebration, romance and special occasions. Nothing is more useful to mark a special occasion than opening a bottle of Champagne. The wine has become synonymous with good times, good cheer and the moments in life that are to be remembered.

Bollinger Champagne House has created prestigious champagnes with character, distinguished by their elegance and complexity since 1829.

Bollinger offer aromas of ripe fruit and spices, with notes of roasted apple and peaches. The champagne has very fine bubbles, on the palate, tastes like velvet with flavors of pear and a hint of walnut. The perfect Christmas treat!

Cabot Trail Maple Cream Liqueur


Cabot Trail Maple Cream, made in Quebec is Canadiana in a glass, a unique blend of the finest fresh cream, 100% pure grade A Maple Syrup and dark rum.

Get cozy by the fireplace sipping a delicious cocktail.

MAPLE DELIGHT

  • 1/4 oz Cabot Trail
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • Allspice, Nutmeg
  • Garnish with Chocolate Shavings

Rim an old fashioned glass with equal parts allspice and nutmeg. Fill glass with ice and pour in Cabot Trail and Vodka. Stir well and garnish with chocolate shavings.

Red Island Father Walker’s Dry Cider


In 1898 Father Walker a priest from eastern Prince Edward Island was able to obtain a large number of barrels of non-alcoholic apple cider for the annual church picnic. The non- boozy juice turned out to be hard cider, best picnic the church ever had.

Red Island Father Walkers Dry Cider is pale, dry, refreshing and gluten free.

Pair this cider with light apps and salad, the crisp sweetness of hard cider adds a fruity component to fresh salads. A gift for your taste buds!

Colliding Tides Vodka Winter Pack


The Colliding Tides Winter Variety Pack features 3 Vodka Twists, that have just the right combination of vodka, citrus and fruit, 3 Hard Seltzers pouring crystal clear with ample amounts of bubbles in the glass, and 6 Frosted Cranberry Twists (only available during the holidays) with the perfect mixture of vodka, cranberry and citrus.

Captain Morgan Sliced Apple


The newest addition to the Captain Morgan line-up is Captain Morgan Sliced Apple Spiced Rum. Captain Morgan takes all the flavour of spiced rum and fuses it with bold notes of juicy fresh sliced apples and adds a hint of ginger. If you’re looking for a bold flavorful drink to give as a gift this holiday season, Sliced Apple would be a great choice! Enjoy on the rocks, with apple cider, or in a cocktail.

Terry’s Berries Blueberry Lemonade


Terry’s Berries Blueberry Lemonade is made with locally-sourced ingredients in collaboration with Terry’s Berries Beverages and Lone Oak Brewery, in Borden, PEI. The perfect combination of blueberries, lemon zest and vodka made by Myraid View Distillery in Rollo Bay, PEI. This local favourite would make the perfect stocking stuffer!

Corona


Corona is a pale lager produced by Mexican Brewery Cerveceria Modelo. Mexican beers are unique and taste different from normal beers because most Mexican beers use corn, barley and plants to make beer. They might look like ordinary beer, but when you taste them, you can taste the difference.

Corona is light bodied, with a very mild flavor and a touch of hop bitterness. When you think about Mexican food, and how complex and big and bold the flavors are, Corona beer is the perfect match.

Iceberg Beer


Quidi Vidi Brewery Co. in St.John’s, Newfoundland uses water directly sourced from local icebergs that are up to 2000 years old in order to make its ultra-pure beer.

Iceberg Beer is an American light lager style that has subtle malt flavors and low bitterness. This NFLD beer is highly refreshing and makes the perfect gift for the beer lover on your list!

Sterling Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon


Cabernet Sauvignon reigns king in the Napa Valley. The Sterling vineyards Napa Valley wines show the depth and incredible quality of California’s most famous wine region.

The power of Napa shows in the rich, deep garnet color with aromas and flavors of dark red and black fruits, including black cherry, raspberry, blackberry and ripe plum. Notes of mocha, oak spice and cassis are accented with sea salt caramel and vanilla bean. Intense and full-bodied, the wine is balanced with rich tannins. Enjoy with beef short ribs, roast or grilled lamb or portabello mushrooms.

The perfect gift for the red wine lover on your list!

Disaronno Originale


Disaronno Originale Amaretto takes its name from its roots in Saronno, Italy. Distilled from the base of almonds, it has a pale amber colour, with intense aromas and flavours of sweet almonds, nuts, and maraschino cherries. On the palate Disaronno Originale Amaretto is sweet and medium bodied with a smooth finish.

A Disaronno Sour Cocktail would be the perfect cocktail to enjoy around the fire while wrapping your gifts:

  • 1 ½ oz Disaronno
  • ½ oz Simple Syrup (McGuinness Simple Syrup)
  • Half of a lemon squeezed for juice
  • Garnish 1 lemon twist and a cherry
  • Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice
  • Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  • Garnish with a lemon twist and cherry