Mari has been blogging since 2007 and maintains three different blog sites covering wine, blogging, and travel writing. Plus, she blogs for other business sites.


Taste Vancouver blog

Taste Vancouver Food Tours

After Mari wrote, A Taste of Gastown’s Past – A Vancouver Food Tour with a Side of History for Edible Vancouver, Taste Vancouver Food Tours asked her write blog posts for their site. The result is simply delicious.

blogging at BlogsiteStudio.comBlogsite Studio

Mari launched her second blog in 2011 to promote her WordPress consultation business. Targeted to WordPress users, Blogsite Studio offers tips on blogging and editing as well as using WordPress and social media. Updated 1-2 times weekly


Business 2 CommunityB2C author

Mari’s Blogsite Studio posts are recirculated through the site, Business 2 Community. Currently, 60 of her posts appear there.

BCATW.orgBC Association of Travel Writers

Mari created this dynamic, functional site for the BCATW to promote the organization and its members, as well as communicate with the membership via the blog. Mari maintains the site and is now the Director of Communications for BCATW. The site is updated 2-3 times per month.


VIN 65Vin65 Blog

Mari contributes to the blog of the wine business web agency Vin 65 on topics of blogging and social media.




natalie maclean Natalie MacLean

Mari guest blogs on the site of renown wine writer, Natalie MacLean, keeping the East Coast current on wine news from the West.



bloggingEverything Wine

Mari launched the blog portion of the Everything Wine store site in 2009 and updated it weekly until 2010. Blogs featured wine tasting events in-store and around Vancouver, as well as wine and food pairings, seasonal wine ideas, and some occasionally whimsical takes on the wine world.

tasting room confidential 2016Tasting Room Confidential

Mari started blogging in 2007 and her first blog, Tasting Room Confidential, chronicles the wine world from a Vancouver perspective. It focuses heavily on British Columbia and California wines but doesn’t scrimp on beer and spirits.