Chardonnay – Don’t Shy Away!

The misunderstood grape Chardonnay means oak – isn’t that what most of us are told as we reach for one of the first whites we tried? At least that’s what I was told, and...

BC wines in your glass, and BBQ on your grill

The forecast for summer is warm, sunny and social, and that means plenty of gatherings around the grill. How lucky for us that the season of outdoor dining coincides with the season of all...

Saluting BC Wine Dads

British Columbia’s winemakers share the grit, experience and refinement to make wines that are a lasting expression of the place they were grown and crafted. Father’s Day is June 20, and we are celebrating...

Moms Behind BC Wine

Mother’s Day is May 9, and we are celebrating by highlighting some of the moms behind BC wine! We caught up with some of the hardworking moms behind BC wine to talk to them...

Small is good. By Master of Wine, Rhys Pender

One myth often heard in the backdrop conversation among the BC wine world is that BC wine is expensive. In reality, BC wine isn’t expensive at all, BC just doesn’t have high yielding, bulk...

Boutique BC Wines to Share With Your Love

A fresh wave of boutique British Columbian wines have just hit BC Liquor Stores for a very limited time. This dazzling selection offers a little something for everyone, with a breadth of grape varieties...

Harvest Havens and Grape Escapes

It’s fall, which means there’s no better time to head to wine country, especially considering that harvest is in full swing across British Columbia. In essence the season heralds both the beginning and end...

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...