France’s Loire Valley: Heaven for Wine Lovers

Muscadet sur Lie

Our Wine & Spirits Editor Julie Pegg teaches us about Loire Valley wines.

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Prosecco and Other Festive Bubblies

Glera grapes (1188x792) (1188x792)

Our Wine & Spirits Editor Julie Pegg uncorks Prosecco for the holidays.

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Red Wines for Thanksgiving

Carving turkey

RFT Wine & Spirits Editor guides you to Turkey Day red wines.

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Whites for the Dog Days of Summer

white wine horz

Our wine guru, Julie Pegg, talks late summer whites.

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Vodka—The Answer is Clear

tasting spirits in British Columbia

Craft Vodkas aren’t your grandfather’s vodka. Editor’s note: In the last couple of years, vodka has made a comeback as a go-to spirit. Now, high-end and artisan distillers are both getting in the act and producing some outstanding varieties. RFT’s Wine & Spirits Editor, Julie Pegg, dives into to the subject of Vodka and samples […]

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California Dreamin’ at Vancouver’s International Wine Festival

Vancouver Wine Festival, David Niddrie

Our Wine Editor Julie Pegg goes California Dreamin’ at the Vancouver Wine Festival.

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Canadian Whisky: beer, back-bacon, plaid shirts, pucks, toques—rye whisky, eh? (Third in a three-part series.)

Wiser's whisky

The last in our three-part series on whiskey, expert Julie Pegg talks about Canadian whisky (no “e”).

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Irish Whiskey: Malted, Unmalted, and Bourbon (Second in a three-part series on whiskey.)

Sausages and mashed potatoes

Our expert, Julie Pegg, reveals the secrets of Irish whiskey.

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Getting the Holiday Spirit(s)

Italian red wine

Our Wine Editor, Julie Pegg, takes the stress and mystery out of choosing the right wines to pair with your holiday meal.

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Scotch Whisky: A Winter Toe-Warmer (First in a three-part series)

Single Batch whiskeys Glenora

Our Canada Wine and Spirits expert, Julie Pegg, begins a three-part series on whiskey (aka whisky), what she calls “a toe-warming elixir.”

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Rose Wines for Summer: (Re) Think Pink:

Blush wine Cremant de Lugny

Our wine expert and Wine Editor Julie Pegg dispels the myths about blush (pink) wines and gives us her pick of summer winners. Think pink!

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Wine and Ski Experts Join RFT as Editors

Ski Editor Yvette Cardozo

In an effort to continually improve our offerings to our readers, RFT Editor-in-Chief announced that has added two new editors: Yvette Cardozo as RFT Ski Editor and Julie Pegg as Wine Editor (Canada). “I’m delighted that Julie and Yvette have agreed to become editors at,” says Bobbie. “Both of these veteran travel writers […]

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