Published six times per year, Wine Access is written by Canadians and covers international and Canadian wines from a Canadian point of view.
In addition to the magazine's regular issues, Wine Access produces the Canadian Wine Annual, your definitive guide to all of Canada's wineries and its changing national wine industry. Buyer's Guide+ is a free electronic newsletter, delivering subscribers exclusive wine tasting notes directly to their inbox every Thursday.
Shelley Boettcher is the executive editor of Wine Access magazine and is a wine columnist and blogger for the Calgary Herald. When she's not drinking wine, she's probably drinking coffee. Her favourite wine? Whatever's currently in her glass.
Darren Oleksyn has spent the past 20 years in the newspaper industry, including seven years at the Calgary Herald where he was most recently working as city assignment editor. Over the past decade Darren has become captivated by wine, and the people who make it. He has traveled extensively throughout North America’s wine regions, from Niagara to Napa, and is pursuing Wine & Spirit Education Trust certification.
Web Editor & Ontario Bureau Chief
Amanda Allison is a journalism graduate with a love for both wine and food. A passionate storyteller, her work has appeared in print and online. A wine enthusiast who is exploring her way through the wine world one bottle at a time, her favourite things include a great glass of Riesling and the Green Bay Packers. You can find her most days attached to her laptop, scouring shelves for the perfect bottle to serve with dinner or hitting a local pub to watch the game with friends.
National Account Executive