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Nugu Brings design-led, sustainable dinnerware to North America
Bar Gobo’s Joyride has your Sundays (and your winter blues) covered.
L’Abattoir and Le Vieux Pin create a red that's equally handsome, charming and accessible.
We've found a sneaky 2019 bottle that's available now and gives a killer preview of what's to come. And it's $20.
Bella Wines teamed up with Vancouver restaurant Dachi to create Bubble Dogs.
The white grape will one day be your fave, so why not get an affordable jump start on your next passion?
Vin Van's new monthly disco-and-wine night, Stompin' Grapes, checks all of our boxes.
Peter Marshall of Sur Lie has some thoughts about the coming year.
Charcuterie boards are visually stunning and delight the senses. When it comes to pairing a wine with your board, Robert Mondavi Winery knows just how to bring the elements together
A time-honoured sparkling wine for the festive season and beyond
In the nicest, sort of way (they're bringing wine!)
Like so many, Evolve Cellars has pivoted to celebrate special moments and the best of times
Want to look like a big wheel? Try these.
All you wanted to know about wine, but were afraid to ask.
It's a well-priced unicorn bottle safari.
What better way to celebrate World Malbec Day!
Road 13 are the Chenin Masters.
Here's what they thought about Penfolds' new "Wine of the World."
Iain Philip's wine course collab with Dachi is on March 9 and 16—and trust us, they will sell out.
How to build a wine time capsule in memory of these trying times.
Goodbye to a killer list.
The first great wine of 2021 goes to this class act from Domaine du Chalet.
Stealing your kids' candy makes you a creep; pairing it with wine makes you a sophisticated creep.
Liquid travels only, for now.
Fresh, vibrant and oddball grapes.
One bottle of Brolio and you'll be a convert.
The best sort of $50 mistake there is.
One of the world's great bargains.
Cheers to a wine that's a bright spot in a dark time.
Your new go-to gift wine.
Experts pick the best of the fest.
This year we put the job of selecting the Sommelier of the Year to a group who knows a thing or two about the topic—our past SOTY winners. We think their choice was inspired.
All you need to know to select the perfect sparkling wine this holiday season
How's the locavore-friendly haunt on the vino?
No blockbusters here, just some B.C. reds.
Heidi Noble's Chic Fille is a game changing take on pink wine.
Can the new English Bay seafood spot win our wine editor's seal of approval?
Try to figure out what this tastes like. I dare you.
As you search for the perfect wine for Mother's Day, keep her astrological sign in mind.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios, and oh boy, did they ever deliver.
For me, sabring combines two cardinal sins: waste and being a show-off.
Here's a quintet of global wine stars affecting what’s in your local glass.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including wowing deep-pocketed friends.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including which bottles you should pour your hard-to-impress Albertan in-laws.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including which bottles you should give your niece to open when she turns 19.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including what to bring to a curry-centric dinner party.
It’s a journey where many hands and many decision-makers weigh in.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including what bevvies to bring on a kayak trip.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including which bottles to pop when you need to wow your partner's dad.
A dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including the bottles to bring when you're entertaining some big clients.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including this annual seasonal challenge.
Here’s your road map to finding Oregon's best beer, cocktails, wine and everything in between.
A dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including a few bargain bottles to bring to the beach.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including what to do if royalty comes knocking.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including what to do if your friends are broke snobs.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...including this reluctant investment advice.
Tickets just went on sale so—seriously—don't wait.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios...starting with a pretty timely one.
Does the tourist magnet in Queen E. Park treat our visitors fairly?
As the name implies, the Prosecco Superiore DOCG makes a better bubbly.
Our picks for this year's food and wine festival.
With multiple wine regions, each different from the next, B.C. is absolutely overflowing with incredible vineyards, wineries and getaways that are just waiting to be discovered.
How to hop aboard the lauded 2015 vintage and only go a little bankrupt.
And they're throwing their first ever wine festival this weekend to celebrate.
Exhibit A is this bruiser from Hester Creek
The natural wine pop-up is going to four nights a week, with a few other improvements for your wine-sipping pleasure.
A narrated tour by someone who occasionally drinks wine from a box.
How's the Yaletown stalwart on the vino?
Sommelier Jesse Walters showcases his low-markup, all-natural approach in seven bottles
Take advantage of corkage policies and start living your best life
Science world fundraiser lets guests unleash their inner child
Are there deals in the 'burbs?
We asked the BCLDB director—and Master of Wine—to buy three bottles for just $100.
Masi has tapped Musqueam artist Susan Point to design their next label.
The L'Abattoir restaurant director (and VanMag's 2017 sommelier of the year) shares her top wine picks.
And it comes from the same winemaker-and-architect duo that brought us Mission Hill.
We go over the categories—and specific bottles—at the BCLDB to see where we're actually getting the best deal and which areas to avoid.
It's like buying real estate...except opposite.
Stock the cellar with some Iberian (and other) rarities without breaking the bank at VIWF.
How about treating VIWF as a fact-finding mission for everyday drinking?
The sommelier shared his tips at the two-hour #EarlsxVanMag wine event, Rebels and Icons.
Boycott or not, B.C. winemakers open their arms to give some love to our Alberta brethren.
The step-by-step process (and people!) that takes your wine from vine to glass.
We've teamed up with Earls sommelier David Stansfield to set up a tasting that will help you figure it out.
Natural wine nerd Kieran Fanning is here to rock your (drinking) world.
How an Art Institute of Vancouver teacher (yes...there's a wine school) spreads $100 at the BCLDB.
We asked the local wine writer to buy three bottles of wine for just $100—here's what she picked.
We asked six local wine experts to buy three bottles of wine for $100—here's what they picked.
The servers, managers and wine nerds who'll be uncorking your vino in the coming years have knowledge to spare but little time for pretention.
The West Vancouver vintner's acclaimed winery has fallen victim to the wildfires that are sweeping through Napa and Sonoma.
No, it's not...but it should be.
We knew these wines were good in 1993—but now they're even better.
The Creek from Tinhorn Creek was two decades in the making—and it shows.
Stroll in with a bottle of JoieFarm bubbles in each hand and everyone will say, "Who's the High Roller?"
It's called "5 Guys on Gambier Island" and the Okanagan kicked a little bit of Washington, Aussie and French derrière.
Tinhorn Creek would rather lose money than sell wine before it's time—isn't that worth getting excited about?
No...it's not Christmas. It's Top Drop—the nerdiest, most awesome wine festival in Canada.
Our head wine judge and wine director at New District fills your wine passport with some new entries.
Easy, it's Vij's. No, wait, it's Burdock and Co. We ponder the merits of both.
We compare B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch prices to one U.S. mega-retailer.
We love the Okanagan, but these days wineries are springing up everywhere in the province.
Who doesn't want to watch Canada's best wine minds squirm and sweat for your enjoyment?
Out list of B.C. wineries that knock it out of the park—architecturally speaking.
...because you've probably been saying them wrong this whole time.
Here's what happened when Master of Wine Rhys Pender decided to start a winery.
Lambrusco is fizzy red wine that people used to make fun of. Turns out, people are idiots.
Wherein we skip the same old tasting notes for some unvarnished truth about what the bottle you choose says about you.
Tantalus's pinot noir has a great line and length that pairs well with warming winter dishes.
But, surprisingly, their prices on them are pretty good.
Compared to their retail prices these wine list babies are a downright steal.
Pink is still the new Black.
The start of spring is not complete without a good rosé
The award-winning Okanagan Falls winery claims a colourful history, an impeccable location and a 2015 vintage for the books
Ontario’s Elizabeth Grant-Douglas has applied her cool climate education to Sonoma’s reputed La Crema Winery
We have found the unicorn of wines: a good and inexpensive pinot noir
A frugally-priced bottle to ease your pain during tax return season
The Vancouver International Wine Festival awarded local restaurants for their wine programs. Here's who won
A 90-minute crash course with our local drinking expert Neal McLennan
We're gonna make you an offer you can't refuse
This rich white goes magnificently with dinner or soft, creamy cheese
Partner this rich red with a casual burger or retro meatloaf—meat, basically
This flavourful Spanish wine will only set you back a twenty
Just in time for that New Year's Eve trip to the liquor store: an affordable bottle of bubbly
Not to be forgotten on your holiday wine list: a delicious (and reasonably priced) chardonnay
Stock up on the Wine Awards Best of Show
The overall winner from Vancouver Magazine's International Wine Awards 2016.
Expressive fruit and modest tannins are tame enough for fish yet flavourful enough for pepperoni pizza or meatloaf.
Juicy, light reds are thirst-quenching and bright. Try with grilled chorizo or salmon burgers.
As versatile as wine, sake can be deployed far beyond the Asian kitchen. Try nigori with prosciutto and melon, or refined junmai ginjo with smoked salmon and capers.
Creamy, full-flavoured wines need weighty food like pork roast, grilled salmon, or triple cream cheese.
Lemony, crisp light whites pair well with shellfish, while fruity aromatics with a whisper of sweetness will temper spicy cuisine.
The best wines you can buy in a city that combines east with west
Not just for celebrations, bubbles make terrific food partners. Typically dry, fresh, and cleansing, try with truffled popcorn, crab sushi, or Scotch eggs.
Southern Rhone wines are perfect wintery reds for hearty stews or succulent roasts.
Friday the 13th deserves a special wine.
Spend the night in this Halloween with a bottle of warming autumn wine.
Welcome the change of seasons with this autumn-appropriate Tuscan.
A perfect companion for take-out food and this weekend’s exciting Jays games.
A lingering moment in the Interior does the soul—and the palate—some good.
Wines produced from mountain-grown grapes are the result of a special magic that occurs between soil and sky.
From sunny Argentina, this wine is perfect for a cool autumn weekend.
Make the most of a rainy weekend with good food and this Okanagan gem.
The quintessential German grape bears delicious fruit in this must-try Okanagan bottle.
Try this rich, complex, award-winning red from Chile. (It’s a bargain, too)
A centuries-old German winery excels with this fruity yet dry gem.
Thrilling performances from Les Miserables and farm-to-table barrel cellar dining set the stage for the release of Culmina’s new ‘R&D’ Red Blend
Culmina Family Estate Winery Hosts the Arts Club Theatre Company on Saturday, June 13
A Tasmanian wine at a great price.
Nestled on Hawthorne Mountain in the charming Okanagan Falls, See Ya Later Ranch is known for more than its award-winning wines. A legacy of humour and a love of canines compose a history that won’t be soon forgotten.
Get a Taste of Canada.
La Crema’s small-batch wines represent the best cool-climate wine—and just so happen to pair perfectly with your next picnic lunch
Stag’s Hollow remakes the idea of what BC wine can be.
Italy's Sommelier of the Year