Celebrating Thanksgiving with BC VQA Wines

Laura is a freelance writer, sommelier, and educator, with 20 years under her belt in the hospitality industry. She is also the Wine Editor of VITA Magazine, and sits on the board of directors...

Best of BC Wine Country Awards – Best Places to visit

Tim Pawsey – Vancouver based Tim Pawsey writes and shoots for numerous publications, including: Where Magazine, Quench, The Alchemist, Vitis, Taste (BC Liquor Stores), Montecristo and others. When not poring over a wine glass or on the...

Top 5 Winery Tasting Rooms You Must Visit in BC

Krystin Tysire – a fashion marketing grad, has a penchant for social media and an eye for spotting trends. As such, she’s been blogging for several years at www.krystintysire.com, sharing personal insights on life...

Best of BC Wine Country Tour with Fraiche Nutrition

Last week Wines of British Columbia had the opportunity to tour around the Okanagan Valley with Fraiche Nutrition’s Tori Wesszer in search of the Best of BC Wine Country. Beginning the day at 9:00...

Think Chilled BC Reds for Canada Day

David Stansfield – The Vancouver-based Sommelier for Earls Kitchen + Bar has over twenty years experience working with BC wine. David began his career in wine as a teenage cellar hand. He’s worked in...

Happy Indigenous People’s Day!

Andrea Callan – A 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...