Luke Whittall has worked in cellars, vineyards, and wine shops since 2005 and is currently a wine instructor at Okanagan College. His first book, Valleys of Wine: A Taste of British Columbia's Wine History was published in 2019 and he co-authored The Okanagan Wine Tour Guide with John Schreiner in 2020. He lives in Okanagan Falls, BC.
Praise for The Sipster's Guide to 50 Must-Try BC Wines: Volumes 1 & 2"The perfect go-to guide for those looking to sip and savour the province's best and brightest releases." --Vancouver Sun"This may be the most original wine book you will read this year. Luke Whittall's iconoclastic tasting notes offer a new and thoroughly refreshing way to approach British Columbia wines." --John Schreiner, Canada's most prolific wine writer"A fun and informative guide, useful for people just starting to explore BC wines, as well as long-time winos like myself." --Brian Glaum, Past President, BC Wine Appreciation Society"Bravo to Luke Whittall for creating this user-friendly guide to entice readers to dive deeper into our exciting BC wine country and to encourage us go wild with our wine pairing descriptors . . . he has literally expanded our tasting note lingo while at the same time giving us permission to loosen up and have more fun with the whole wine experience. Words like'Operatic', 'In your face', 'studious' or 'happy' are clever and are also incredibly en pointe. Bravo Luke!" --Jennifer Schell, author of The BC Wine Lover's Cookbook"Luke Whittall avoids the stuffiness and pretension all too common in wine writing and instead approaches the topic with humour and joy." --MONTECRISTO Magazine