Sommelier Review: New Wines of BC Explorer App

  The Taste Test When you first download the Wines of BC Explorer App, you are asked to fill out a taste test. It collects a wide scope of information, from what colour of...

Dads Behind BC Wine

Father’s Day is June 21 and we’re celebrating by highlighting some of the Dads behind BC wine! We caught up with some of the hardworking Dads behind BC Wine to talk to them about...

BC WINE NEEDS US NOW. 

There are defining moments in life that change the world, shape a generation, and inform the future.  This agonizing Covid-19 situation has presented a pivot point for us all. Everything will be affected by...

A Toast to BC VQA

Several wines readily available today are living mementoes of those early days. CedarCreek Platinum Block 2 Pinot Noir BC VQA 2017. In 1986 Senator Ross Fitzpatrick took over struggling Uniacke on the shore of...

BC Wine: How BC VQA Paved the Way

In worldwide terms the story of British Columbia’s modern wine industry is brief. It was fuelled not only by innovation and experimentation but also by sheer determination. The beginning of the modern era can be...

5 Ways to Find Balance Plus Still Enjoy Life

Now that the New Year is officially here (kind of scary, not going to lie), it’s all about reflecting on your goals. At least for me, anyway. I find having balance is the key...

Fall into a Perfect Winter Wine Feast

What a pleasure to have the opportunity to pair BC wines with Fraiche Nutrition’s creative and colourful December dinner! The four-course menu has a “fall into winter” feel to it, with the vibrancy of...

Making a Case to Take to the Cottage or Cabin!

  By Mary Bailey –  Mary Bailey holds the WSET Diploma, the French Wine scholar designation and is an ISG certified sommelier.  She is also the editor of the Tomato food & drink, the...

Pinot on the Rise

    By 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...