AN­DREW FINDLAY lives in the Co­mox Val­ley on Van­cou­ver Is­land. He loves food and this pas­sion leads him to a new ad­ven­ture in each is­sue of Savour. His writ­ing has ap­peared in national, re­gional and lo­cal pub­li­ca­tions in­clud­ing BCBusi­ness, West­world, SKI Mag­a­zine, up!, DOU­GLAS, Van­cou­ver Mag­a­zine and en­Route... just to name a few. He re­cently re­ceived the “North­ern Lights Award” spon­sored by the Cana­dian Tourism Com­mis­sion for the ar­ti­cle “Wait­ing for Fair Weather” which ap­peared in Bri­tish Columbia Mag­a­zine.

CASSANDRA AN­DER­TON is a free­lance wine, food, spa, life­style and travel writer and broad­caster. She ap­pears reg­u­larly on "Break­fast Tele­vi­sion," and can be heard on "Foodie Fri­days" on NEWS1130. Cassandra was born in New Zealand, grew up in the Okana­gan and has made Van­cou­ver her home for the past 25 years. Pas­sion­ate about lo­cal food and wine, Cassandra loves trav­el­ling to learn and re­port on what oth­ers are do­ing to pro­mote their lo­cal cul­ture.

JOHN SCHREINER, based in North Van­cou­ver, B.C., is Canada’s most pro­lific author of wine books. He has au­thored 12 books since 1984, in­clud­ing three White­cap best­sellers: Bri­tish Columbia Wine Coun­try, The Winer­ies of Bri­tish Columbia and John Schreiner’s Okana­gan Wine Tour Guide. A com­pan­ion vol­ume, John Schreiner’s Coastal B.C. Winer­ies Tour Guide, was re­leased in April, 2011.

ROSLYNE BUCHANAN is a free­lance writer based in Pen­tic­ton, B.C. lo­cated above the Nara­mata Bench. She is a reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tor to Savour Mag­a­zine. Af­ter re­tir­ing from The City of Calgary as com­mu­ni­ca­tions strate­gist in 2009, she moved back to where her jour­nal­ism ca­reer be­gan as a Pen­tic­ton Her­ald re­porter/pho­tog­ra­pher in 1978.

RHYS PEN­DER, MW is very con­nected to the wine in­dus­try in B.C. He op­er­ates a wine ed­u­ca­tion school as part of his com­pany, Wine Plus+ and is a qual­i­fied judge for many wine events.

LAURA GOLD­STEIN has writ­ten fea­tures for national mag­a­zines and news­pa­pers for over 15 years in­clud­ing Cana­dian House & Home, Style at Home, The Globe and Mail, The National Post and Food & Drink. She com­bines her love for the arts, de­sign, travel, food (and eat­ing), meet­ing fas­ci­nat­ing peo­ple and snoop­ing through fab­u­lous homes as a never-end­ing source for ar­ti­cles. Laura is based in Van­cou­ver. As a new res­i­dent she rel­ishes the daily city life.

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