Duncan, BC | The makers of award winning Ampersand Gin & Per Se Vodka have added a new limited-edition product to their line, just in time for the holidays. Nocino! is an Italian style green walnut liqueur made with walnuts hand picked in the Cowichan Valley & sweetened with local honey. “We collected green walnuts this summer from friends in the valley and steeped them in our pure spirit. It turns this amazing deep walnut colour and lends an amazing aroma. Then we’ve spiced it with cinnamon, allspice, and fresh lemon peel and aged it for at least eighty days. It’s great for sipping on in the winter, and we love making cocktails with it. It pairs nicely with rye cocktails, and it’s a great addition to eggnog,” says co-founder & head distiller Jeremy Schacht. Those looking for Nocino! can find it at bars and restaurants – Burdock & Co, Juniper, Agrius, Northern Quarter, Veneto, Wild Mountain, Old Firehouse Wine & Cocktail Bar, and Wolf in the Fog all carry the seasonal release. You can also make the trek to the Duncan Farmers’ Market to pick some up for yourself. Nocino! continues Ampersand’s fresh take on classic spirits. You can find them at Legacy Liquor st...