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...

10 Instagram-Worthy Wineries to Check Out

By Shelley Boettcher-  Based in Calgary, Shelley Boettcher is an award-winning writer whose work has appeared in newspapers and magazines around the world, including The Guardian, the Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Christie’s...

Celebrate Labour Day Long Weekend

  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. She is...

Food and Wine Synergy from Our Own Back Yard

  By Mireille Sauvé – Mireille Sauvé is one of Canada’s most acclaimed Wine Professionals, and the founder of Western Canada’s most established wine industry consulting firm, The Wine Umbrella, based in Vancouver and...

5 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know about BC Wine

  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 a...

Summer Sippers

  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 a...

Summer Get-togethers

  By Daenna Van Mulligen -A sommelier and wine specialist, started her first website WineDiva.ca 15 years ago, and followed with WineScores.ca in 2008. She’s been a constant contributor to Canada’s national wine magazine...

A Spanish-inspired Menu with Fraiche Nutrition

  By Alex Anderson. Born and raised in Vancouver, Alex built her wine career working as a sommelier at Tap Restaurant and Nightingale Restaurant. She holds a WSET Advanced certificate with distinction and is...