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Tom Firth

A freelance wine writer and contributing drinks editor for Culinaire magazine, Tom judged wine at the International Value Wine Awards, the Canadian Wine Awards, and has judged at Concours Mondial de Brussels. In 2013, he was one of the International Judges at the Argentina Wine Awards and in May 2013 he judged for the Wines of Portugal Challenge taking place outside of Lisbon. He has presented on wine at the Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festivals, Whistler’s Cornucopia as well as in retail seminars for a number of consumer events and master classes.

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Add luster to your NYE libations in these 5 ways

Five add-ons for your sparkling wine this New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2016

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Thanksgiving wines, Canadian style

Give thanks with these 8 bottles from British Columbia

Oct 6, 2016

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Canadian wines by region: what works and what doesn't

The good, bad and the ugly from each wine producing region

Aug 17, 2016

Hatch winery Kelowna

5 Hidden gems of the Okanagan

Looks to these smaller or up-and-coming wineries for great wines coming out of B.C.

Apr 25, 2016

Photo by Dan Clapson.

How to pair wines with Mexican food

Reach for these if you can't have a beer

Feb 25, 2016

Photo by Kev-shine on Flickr.

5 Wines that pair well with your chocolates

Have these wines on hand for Valentine's Day

Feb 12, 2016

8 Perfectly balanced chardonnays for the winter

Great lineup of mid-weight chardonnays with a bit of oak

Jan 18, 2016

8 Merlots from Canada that will make you change your mind about the grape

Think you know all about merlot? Think again.

Dec 2, 2015

Viognier photo from Wikimedia Commons.

All about viognier and 6 Canadian bottles to try

I love viognier, I first heard it described years ago as “having too much of everything.” It resonated with my relatively inexperienced wine self--although it is incorrect.

Nov 24, 2015

How to pair wine with popular winter dishes

What to drink with meaty pastas, cheesy dishes, hearty stews and desserts

Nov 9, 2015