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Wine Master Barb Philip

Barb Philip

Our columnist Barb Philip gives you her latest wine recommendations every bi-weekly Tuesday at 5:50 p.m.

About Barb Philip

Barbara Philip MW was the first Western Canadian to achieve the Master of Wine designation and is the only female MW in the country. She is currently a Portfolio Manager for the British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB), where she buys European wines for BC Liquor Stores. With her husband Iain, Barb runs Barbariain Wine Consulting and works as a presenter, journalist and judge. Barbariain has lectured and judged around the world, including Dallas, Mendoza, London and Vienna.

In addition to being the wine columnist on CBC Radio's On The Coast, Barb is a regular contributor to Taste Magazine and a guest instructor for the Wine and Spirit Education Trust Diploma program at the Art Institute of Vancouver.

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Master of Wine Barb Philip's prosecco recomendations

Recommendations - Prosecco

Riondo Prosecco Frizzante DOC. Veneto. 12.99

Vaporetto Prosecco Brut DOC. Veneto. 17.29

Valdo Prosecco 'Marco Oro' DOCG. Veneto. 18.29

Val d'Oca Prosecco Extra Dry DOCG. Rive di Colbertaldo. 2014. 27.29