Wine

The $100 Wine Challenge with Lisa Haley

The $100 Wine Challenge with Lisa Haley

The L'Abattoir restaurant director (and VanMag's 2017 sommelier of the year) shares her top wine picks.

The 18 Best (and Worst) Wines to Buy in B.C.

The 18 Best (and Worst) Wines to Buy in B.C.

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.

How to Spend It: Invest

How to Spend It: Invest

Want some bang for your buck? Sometimes, dropping serious coin is the smartest play in town.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

VanMag’s Indispensable Guide to the BCLDB’s 2014 Bordeaux Release

VanMag’s Indispensable Guide to the BCLDB’s 2014 Bordeaux Release

We tasted the annual offerings so you know what to snag when they're released on October 14.

Is Muscadet the New Rosé?

Is Muscadet the New Rosé?

No, it's not...but it should be.