John Schreiner on Wine

John Schreiner is Canada's most prolific writer of books on wine. Since his first book in 1984, The World of Canadian Wine, he has written 15, including multiple editions of The Wineries of British Columba, British Columbia Wine Country and John Schreiner's Okanagan Wine Tour Guide.

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CedarCreek navigates the 2018 vintage

Photo: Winemaker Taylor Whelan Taylor Whelan, the winemaker at CedarCreek Estate Winery, had some timely help from Mother Nature in dealing with the 2018 vintage. It shows in the crisp and clean 2018 wines just released by the winery. The ye...

Quails' Gate is 30, and expanding

Photo: Quails' Gate president Tony Stewart (courtesy Quails' Gate)  This year is the 30th anniversary of Quails’ Gate Estate Winery. The winery has come a long way from its start as a farmgate winery producing a few thousand cases. Tod...

Foxtrot's new owners make the wines more accessible

 Photo: New Foxtrot owners Douglas Barzelay (l) and Nathan Todd Just before Easter, the new owners of Foxtrot Vineyards are hosting a “retrospective” Vancouver tasting of the winery’s legendary Pinot Noirs. This may be a first for...

Aquilini Red Mountain wines are launched

Photo: Winery president Barry Olivier and marketing manager Samantha Stanway The Aquilini family, better known as the owners of the Vancouver Canucks hockey team, has just launched the first wines from Aquilini Red Mountain. That is their Washin...

Rust Rosé 2018 in a magnum

 Photo: Magnum of Rust   rosé The Rust Wine Co. has the answer for those who don’t get enough rosé from just a standard bottle. Rust has just released its 2018 rosé in a magnum bottle (in other words, a two-bottle format). It is $34....