Happy Indigenous People’s Day!

Andrea Callan – An chef, general manager, motorcyclist, gardener, wino and dog lover. Callan started cooking at a very young age selling cookies at her father’s work which has let to an expansive career in restaurants,winery...

Think BC Wine for Father’s Day!

Rhys Pender MW – An educator, wine judge, writer, and grape grower/farmer, Pender has pursued his passion for food and wine by completing a professional culinary diploma and all levels of the WSET, and in 2010 he...

BC Wine and food pairings perfect for Spring

By Kurtis Kolt – Kurtis Kolt is a Vancouver-based freelance wine consultant, writer, and competition judge. Certified by London’s Wine & Spirit Education Trust and the Court of Master Sommeliers, his enthusiasm and experience have resulted...

Sip, swirl and savour sustainably in BC wine country

By Joanne Sasvari –  Joanne is a food, drink and travel writer who contributes to Postmedia publications, Destination BC and WestJet Magazine, and is the author of the forthcoming Wickaninnish Inn and Vancouver Eats cookbooks....

BC Wine trends to try this Spring

Rhys Pender MW – An educator, wine judge, writer, and grape grower/farmer, Pender has pursued his passion for food and wine by completing a professional culinary diploma and all levels of the WSET, and in 2010 he...

BC VQA Wines Shine at Dine Out Vancouver Festival

Tourism Vancouver’s 16th annual Dine Out Vancouver Festival kicks off this Friday (January 19th) taking over the city with 17 days of culinary events, prix fixe menus at 300-plus restaurants (at $20, $30 or...

Best of BC Sparkling for the Holiday Season

You definitely do not need a reason to drink fizz, though the holidays certainly gives you ample opportunity and availability to fill your glass with bubbles. We’re fortunate that sparkling wine production has skyrocketed...

Ringing in the New Year with BC Sparklers

There is a belief that whatever you are doing at midnight on December 31st will influence your activities for the coming year. So choose wisely. For me, drinking bubble is top priority as the...
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The People’s Reds… who are they?

There’s a certain element of democracy in the wine industry, in that it’s the people who hold much of the power. While wineries and regions are always free to pursue their own style, if...

How BC’s Rieslings Resonate

While people may associate British Columbia’s generous warmth and sunshine with red wines, it’s clear that white wines, of all grapes and styles, excel here. From crisp, marine-influenced light wines, to cool-climate and nervy...

Bring your appetite and your corkscrew!

Wine country is more than just a sip of Semillon or Syrah. It is a way of life, a celebration of all the pleasures of the table, of lively conversation, generous hospitality and fine...

Dazzling and delicious makes BC Wine Country unique

I'm heading to the U.K. next month and (shh!) my suitcase will be clanking with well-wrapped B.C. wine. One taste for my friends back home and I know they'll be hooked; especially when I...