About Waters & Wine

Christopher Waters Christopher Waters is co/founder and editor of Vines, a national consumer magazine aimed at Canadians who buy, drink and enjoy wine and are passionate about the subject. For the past 11 years, he has worked as a professional wine writer and educator.

His wine column, Waters & Wine, is syndicated through Sun Media Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., Canada's largest newspaper publisher with 43 paid-circulation and free dailies in key urban markets. The column appears weekly in The Toronto Sun, The Calgary Sun, The Ottawa Sun, The London Free Press, The Edmonton Sun and The Winnipeg Sun as well as community papers throughout the province of Ontario, including the Kingston Whig-Standard, Niagara Falls Review and St. Catharines Standard (where it originated in 2000). The column is archived online at, part of the Canoe Network that attracts 7.8 million unique visitors per month in Canada and here at

In addition, Waters is head judge of the InterVin International Wine Awards and on staff at the Cool Climate Oenology & Viticulture Institute, Brock University where he develops and teaches three semester-long wine appreciation courses each year.