Casual Wine Tasting in a Toulouse Market

By |November 12th, 2014|

Casual tasting and wines by the glass at the market wine shop Travel, they say, broadens the mind. It also sharpens your perspective at home. A recent tasting in France found me thinking, once again, despite some progress, just how outdated BC’s liquor laws really still are, outdated—and ridiculous. We were in the Victor Hugo [...]

BC Politicians Mull Legalising Wine on the Beach

By |July 15th, 2013|

Wineglass Bay, Tasmania. Used because it's what comes up when you google "wineglass on the beach" and is way prettier, anyway. You have to hand it to our provincial government. No time like a summer semi-heatwave (that’s as close as we get in Vancouver) to raise the spectre of—gasp—legalising the consumption of alcohol [...]

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