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Shari's Picks

Shari's Picks

Let an expert select your next favourite for gifting and entertaining. Each month, Shari Mogk-Edwards, vice president of products, sales and merchandising, shares her pick of the month paired with a delicious recipe.

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Winter Recipes

Winter Recipes

We’ve added lots of delicious recipes — and drink pairings — for staying cozy this season.

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Visit the Cocktail Lounge

Visit the Cocktail Lounge

Looking for a cocktail recipe — maybe a Manhattan or a Gimlet? You'll find all the classics here. Plus, we add new recipes every month if you want fresh ideas or a signature cocktail for your next get together.

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Perfect Pairs

Perfect Pairs

Each month, we'll post some of our favourite pairings featuring seasonal recipes served with wine, beer, spirits or coolers.

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How tos

This beautiful cocktail garnish is surprisingly simple. All you need is a simple bar tool.

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These four easy steps will help get you started.

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A perfect way to try something new

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5 ways to keep it fun and fabulous for everyone.

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Our top tips on being a safety-conscious host when the party rolls around to your house.

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This know-how is essential to good bartending and responsible hosting. Learn it and you'll be rewarded with balanced and delicious cocktails every time.

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This is essential know-how for any bartender, amateur or pro. And don't be intimidated. This is called simple for a reason.

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The good news about dinner party etiquette is that the most important rules have nothing to do with which fork you start with.

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Learn about wine styles and how to find your wine style at the LCBO.

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Use this guide to determine your favourite vodka style. The differences can range from subtle impressions to bold flavours and aromas.

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Use this guide to determine your favourite flavoured vodka style.

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Use this guide to determine your favourite whisky style. The differences can range from subtle impressions to bold flavours and aromas.

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Learn about beer styles and how to find your beer style at the LCBO.

Find your beer style

Here's how to pick your favourite cooler, whether you're looking for something sweet, spicy, creamy or bold.

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Interpret the fashion mandates of your party invitations and decode the dress code.

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How to pair wine and food.

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The polite person prioritizes the people they're spending time with over what's flashing on the screen of a phone. Here, a few rules for bringing your devices to parties.

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Confidence, queries, cadence: Whether you're enjoying a one-on-one moment or manoeuvering a busy cocktail party, here's how to turn on the charm and have people hanging on your every word.

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A classic Margarita is shaken, not blended. Here's how to make one in three simple steps. Don't forget the salt rim!

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Use this guide to read about gin styles and learn how to find your favourite gin style at the LCBO.

Find your gin style