On Foraging for Beers and Keeping Cool with the Family Behind Mayne Island Brewing Co.

Big things are brewing with this family-run nano operation, including a collaboration dinner with Acorn Restaurant on April 10th.

‘Monday Bar School’ Returns With Afternoon Bourbon Class at Cafe Medina

Industry veteran Julia Comu has resurrected the informal bartending "school" for those in the trade who want to hone their craft.

Legendary Movie Director Ridley Scott Creates Epic Advertisement for Hennessy XO

The director of such films as Gladiator, Blade Runner and Alien has created a four minute-long advertisement for a Cognac.

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Beer Brief Vol. 16

10 Places

A succinct briefing on local beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

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The World’s Best Contemporary Gin is Made in BC (and This Is Where You Should Drink Some)

4 Places

Sheringham Distillery's Seaside Gin just won a huge accolade in London, so we've mapped out where it's mixed into cocktails locally.

Container Brewing Opening Soon in Strathcona

The new 4,400 sqft brewery is expected to launch this summer at 1216 Franklin Ave. with a 67 seat tasting lounge.

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Mapping Vancouver’s Great Margaritas

13 Places

In celebration of National Margarita Day, we put together a treasure map to the best ones currently available in Vancouver.

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Beer Brief Vol. 15

9 Places

A succinct briefing on local beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With Tiago de Souza Jensen of St. Lawrence

7 Places

We asked a wine-savvy server at one of Vancouver's best restaurants to map out his affections for British Columbian wine.

On Death Blows, Nachos and Coffee Collabos with Cody Allmin of Twin Sails Brewing

We met up with the brewery boss to get a sneak peek at what Twin Sails has brewing (and buzzing) for this year's Hopwired Fest.

Drinking a 30 Years Old Can of Coors Found in the Woods

The fellow who found it doesn't hesitate to pound the gnarly looking thing. His review? "That's fuckin' pretty good man..."

Carrie Bradshaw and Jeff ‘The Dude’ Lebowski Abandon Their Signature Drinks

The stars of Sex and the City and The Big Lebowski shock the staff at a fancy restaurant by ordering Stella Artois in this new ad.

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Beer Brief Vol. 14

10 Places

A succinct briefing on local beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Put Your Stupid Phone Down and Drink Booze With Your Best Friends

Liquor ads tend to go for the lowest common cultural denominator, but this one from Spain's Ruavieja cuts clean, deep and universal.

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Beer Brief Vol. 13

10 Places

A succinct briefing on local beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Actor Ryan Reynolds Explains How His Aviation Gin Is Made in Spectacular Fashion

"The next time you visit your local mixologist and you murder that silky smooth Aviation martini, well...who's the killer now, asshole?"

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes with Wildebeest’s Christina Hartigan

8 Places

The latest instalment of our wine Q & A has the Gastown restaurant's new Wine Director detailing her love of local grapes.

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Beer Brief Vol. 12

10 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on local beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

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Beer Brief Vol. 11

12 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

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Beer Brief Vol. 10

10 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With BC Wine Lover, Kimberley Conroy

8 Places

The fourth instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a Mark Anthony sales rep detailing her love affair with BC grapes.

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Beer Brief Vol. 9

10 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Scenes of Tequila-Soaked Deliciousness from the Grand Opening of the New La Taqueria

Last night saw not only the launch of the new restaurant on Yukon Street, but also a fierce and friendly cocktail competition.

Picking Grapes

Botanist Sommelier Stephanie Mathis Shares a Treasure Map to Great Local Wines

8 Places

The third instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a seasoned wine pro detailing her love affair with BC grapes.

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Beer Brief Vol. 8

11 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

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Sipping the Last of the Summer Beer

8 Places

We're not ready to let summer go, and neither is our beer writer, Carlos Mendes, who has picked 8 brews to toast its final week.

Picking Grapes

Mapping the Local Wine Love of Hawksworth Sommelier Jayton Paul

8 Places

The second instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a young wine pro detailing his love affair with BC grapes.

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Beer Brief Vol. 7

15 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).