Doug Sloan

Affordable imported red wines come in so many styles!

Why are there so many affordable imported red wines today? Is it…

Vancouver International Wine Festival – showcasing the wines of Portugal and Spain

If you missed the 39th annual Vancouver International Wine Festival you might…

Warm things up with ripe rich Australian red wines!

Here in British Columbia, our long-term love affair with Australian red wines…

Stay local and pick BC Rosés for Valentine’s Day!

Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine is an annual…

Countdown to the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Although the theme of this year’s VIWF is ‘The Wine World Celebrates…

WINE WISE: Thinking of visiting the Italian wine country?

Italy offers us an astonishing variety of wines in all categories –…

Vancouver International Wine Festival 2017

Widely acknowledged as one of the top wine festivals in the world,…

Heartwarming reds for winter sipping

While we’re shivering through what feels like the coldest winter ever here…

Stretch your wine horizons in 2017!

Even the most passionate wine lovers tend to get into a bit…

Once again, it’s that bubbly time of the year!

Most of us forget to include sparkling wines in our otherwise well-thought-out…

Bargain priced BC VQA wines for the festive season!

Think globally if you must but consider shopping locally for your dinner…

Are there red wine lovers on your gift list?

When it comes to receiving gifts, red wine lovers are the easiest…

Are there white wine lovers on your gift list?

When it comes to receiving gifts, white wine lovers are often overlooked. …

Get ready to celebrate

 There are so many interesting wines available from all around the wine…

Pick up some Prosecco for your festive feasting

Easy to appreciate, Prosecco wines have become the trendiest bubblies around.Even the…

Svelte and seductive Pinot Noirs

Often as light as a Rosé, Pinot Noir’s spiritual home is in…

Investigating the wines of Iberia

When we think of Iberia, wine lovers generally think of Spain and…

North Island College Third Course Bistro Wine Festival – Nov. 18

North Island wine lovers should mark the date on their calendars.The theme…

Pick our own BC wines for your Thanksgiving dinner!

 Thanksgiving Day in Canada has been a holiday on the second Monday…

Picking ‘Old World’ wines to pair with Oysters

With summer winding down and temperatures declining decidedly, it’s time to enjoy…