LISTED | Digging Down Into Alta Bistro’s Wine Cellar With Co-Owner/Sommelier Eric Griffith

LISTED | Digging Down Into Alta Bistro’s Wine Cellar With Co-Owner/Sommelier Eric Griffith

by Treve Ring | If it's hard to believe that Whistler’s Alta Bistro turns 7 this year, it's harder still to imagine the mountain town's dining scene without it. When Eric Griffith and Edward Dangerfield launched the restaurant back in 2010, sustainability was the key in everything from the French-inspired, locally sourced fare and the carefully and conscientiously edited international wine list all the way down to the pine beetle-damaged wood tables. The original, modest list has… more 

DRINKER | Odd Society Spirits Releases Their Debut Single Malt Whisky, And We Want Some

DRINKER | Odd Society Spirits Releases Their Debut Single Malt Whisky, And We Want Some

East Van's own craft-certified Odd Society Spirits released their first ever single malt whisky yesterday. The stuff is made using 100% BC grown malted barley… more 

DRINKER | From Winter Warmers To Holiday Staples — Scout’s Twelve Beers Of Christmas!

DRINKER | From Winter Warmers To Holiday Staples — Scout’s Twelve Beers Of Christmas!

by Carlos Mendes | From roast beast and stuffing to rum cake and pecan pie, a common thread through much of your typical holiday fare lies in how it gets… more 

DRINKER | Five Vancouver Cocktails That Will Keep You Warm Over The Long Dark Of Winter

DRINKER | Five Vancouver Cocktails That Will Keep You Warm Over The Long Dark Of Winter

by Talia Kleinplatz | If our recent snowfall is any indication, winter is here and with it comes the holiday season. Luckily for us, local bartenders are… more 

DRINKER | Thoughtful Things To Get For The Deserving Boozers & Bartenders In Your Life

DRINKER | Thoughtful Things To Get For The Deserving Boozers & Bartenders In Your Life

by Shaun Layton | It’s that time of year again and if you're anything like me you still have a lot of shopping to get done! Should you have an home… more 

BARTIFACTS | The Back Story Of The Seven Odd Implements Behind The Bar At The Keefer

BARTIFACTS | The Back Story Of The Seven Odd Implements Behind The Bar At The Keefer

When most of us sit down at the bar, we usually have two things in mind: a drink and a brief but much needed escape from the stresses of daily life. More often… more 

DRINKER | The One Guy On The Bar Who Tries Way Too Hard To Share His Passion For Beer

DRINKER | The One Guy On The Bar Who Tries Way Too Hard To Share His Passion For Beer

Have you met this guy on the bar before? If you don't recognize him, his behaviour might ring a bell. He's a beer fetishist, the kind that really needs to… more 

DRINKER | Scout’s Treve Ring Makes A ‘Sekt Tape’ With The Wine Anorak, Dr. Jamie Goode

DRINKER | Scout’s Treve Ring Makes A ‘Sekt Tape’ With The Wine Anorak, Dr. Jamie Goode

That’s right. Scout wine editor Treve Ring has gone and released a Sekt Tape. We always knew she was special! In this new collaborative series with The Wine… more 

DRINKER | What You Need To Know About The Permissive Modernization Of BCs Liquor Laws

DRINKER | What You Need To Know About The Permissive Modernization Of BCs Liquor Laws

by Carlos Mendes | While BC's antiquated liquor laws have been a perennial source of frustration for just about as long as anyone can remember, since the fall… more 

DRINKER | Short Story Page Turners Land On The Front Labels Of ‘Librottiglia’ Wine Bottles

DRINKER | Short Story Page Turners Land On The Front Labels Of ‘Librottiglia’ Wine Bottles

(via) Last year at the Gold Medal Plates cooking competition Vancouver chef Alex Chen of Boulevard back-wrapped bottles of 2009 Foxtrot Pinot Noir to pair with… more 

DRINKER | How To Build A Strong Home Bar, One Drink And Five Bottles At A Time (Part 10)

DRINKER | How To Build A Strong Home Bar, One Drink And Five Bottles At A Time (Part 10)

by Shaun Layton | This is the ninth in a series of posts on building a home bar, five bottles and one drink at a time. I’ve listed bottles 46-50 below… more 

DRINKER | 67-Seat Luppolo Brewing Company Opens In Strathcona With Seven Beers On Tap

DRINKER | 67-Seat Luppolo Brewing Company Opens In Strathcona With Seven Beers On Tap

by Andrew Morrison | The highly anticipated Luppolo Brewing Co. softly opened for friends and family a few nights ago. Michelle and I slipped in early for a… more 

DRINKER | From ‘Best New’ To ‘Best In Show’ – Scenes & Results From The BC Beer Awards

DRINKER | From ‘Best New’ To ‘Best In Show’ – Scenes & Results From The BC Beer Awards

by Carlos Mendes | Last Saturday night, amidst the on-and-off-again torrential deluge, BC's craft beer industry came together for this year's much-anticipated… more 

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