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Picking Grapes with Melanie Gravel

The seasoned local Wine Director (Nicli, Origo Club, Bishop's) and current General Manager at Delara Restaurant fields our list of wine-related questions...

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Picking Grapes with Sam Jonnery

The France-born Sommelier at Gotham Steakhouse & Bar shares his seasonal and perennial wine picks, insight and expertise...

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15 Local Craft Ciders to Savour This Fall and Winter

Once again, we've turned to the BC cider community for their recommendations of which ciders to cozy up with during the dreary days and nights ahead...

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Beer Brief, Vol. 54

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

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Picking Grapes with Chase MacLeod

The Sommelier and Operations Manager at Strathcona wine bar, VV Tapas Lounge, fills us in on his BC wine story.

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Picking Grapes with Chef and Wine Pro, Vish Mayekar

The Head Chef of Caffe La Tana and Pepino's, and certified wine professional, shares his wealth of grape knowledge and passion for BC wines...

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Beer Brief, Vol. 53

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 52

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

Watch This Japanese Bartender Hand-Carve Ice Into Gems for His Cocktails

The Samurai Bartender does his methodical, mesmerizing thing to great ASMR satisfaction at Tokyo's tiny Bar Go.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 51

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

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The Best Local Ciders to Sip All Summer Long

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BC's most passionate local cidermakers and cider lovers share their recommendations for what to drink this season.

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Picking Grapes With ‘The Pie Shoppe’ Sisters

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The two chefs and avid wine-lovers take us through a journey of their most memorable BC wines.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 50

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

Scottish Comedian Does Spot-On Imitation of Distillery Tour Guide

Eleanor Morton impersonates a distillery tour guide whose enthusiasm for the product is pretty low key.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 49

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

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Picking Grapes With Chris MacKay of Mt. Pleasant’s La Fabrique St-George

The Wine Director and Manager of the new winery and grocery maps out some of her favourite wines of the moment.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 48

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 47

10 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

1967 Advertisement for Old Milwaukee Beer Relies on Word of ‘Specialists’

Wisconsin's most iconic beer brand introduces us to trio of beer 'specialists' who carry their own glassware around in fancy cases.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 46

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

Unemployed Sommelier Earnestly Tries to Review Brutal, 190 Proof ‘Everclear’

The pandemic isn't going to stop wine guy Prescott Vanmeyer III from tasting new and altogether exciting things...

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Beer Brief, Vol. 45

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

Poplar Grove’s Tony Holler on Winning Gold and Launching a Restaurant in 2021

The Okanagan winery owner loops us in on setting and achieving goals, enduring a crisis, and cool things to come.

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11 BC Wines to Sip and Savour This Holiday Season

Our holiday feasts might be different than usual this year, but we think some delicious local wine should help with that...

Treasure Trove of Prohibition-Era Whisky Found in Walls of New York Home

The sixty bottles of 'Old Smuggler' were discovered in what used to be the home of a prominent bootlegger.

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15 Interesting Local Ciders to Seek and Sip This Winter

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Once again, we've asked some of our favourite BC cider producers to share the new and interesting things they've been making.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 44

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A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 43

11 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.