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How to Taste Wine Without Looking Stupid: Lessons from Sommelier David Stansfield

How to Taste Wine Without Looking Stupid: Lessons from Sommelier David Stansfield

The sommelier shared his tips at the two-hour #EarlsxVanMag wine event, Rebels and Icons.

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Boycott or not, B.C. winemakers open their arms to give some love to our Alberta brethren.

Where Your Wine Really Comes From

Where Your Wine Really Comes From

The step-by-step process (and people!) that takes your wine from vine to glass.

Do You Know What Sort of Wine Drinker You Are?

Do You Know What Sort of Wine Drinker You Are?

We've teamed up with Earls sommelier David Stansfield to set up a tasting that will help you figure it out.

The Skeptic’s Guide to Natural Wine

The Skeptic’s Guide to Natural Wine

Natural wine nerd Kieran Fanning is here to rock your (drinking) world.

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The $100 Challenge with Wine Instructor Iain Philip

The $100 Challenge with Wine Instructor Iain Philip

How an Art Institute of Vancouver teacher (yes...there's a wine school) spreads $100 at the BCLDB.

The $100 Wine Challenge with Michaela Morris

The $100 Wine Challenge with Michaela Morris

We asked the local wine writer to buy three bottles of wine for just $100—here's what she picked.

The Only 9 Whiskies You Need to Know for Robbie Burns Day

The Only 9 Whiskies You Need to Know for Robbie Burns Day

Our compendium of single malts will help you choose the perfect dram to suit your persona.

Wine Pick: Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2012

Wine Pick: Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2012

Meet the bottle that is at the nexus of value, pedigree and outright deliciousness.

Young Guns: Meet the New Generation of Vancouver Sommeliers

Young Guns: Meet the New Generation of Vancouver Sommeliers

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.

Your Descending Guide to NYE Bubbles

Your Descending Guide to NYE Bubbles

Because drinking four bottles of Dom is not very 2018.