Wine Ink shop - A Calgary favorite for hand-picked wine selection from all corners of the world, including the odd ones. Home to a plethora of unique bubbles, alternative world wines, quirky experts, and complimentary tasting. 17th Ave & 9th St SW.

Liqour Connect - find retail locations on the exact bottles you desire, a simple search gives you a map.
An amazingly useful service exclusive to Alberta.

Calgary Foodies is a blog/site run by two passionate Calgarians. Check it out for restaurant reviews, wine/food notes, food truck twitter feeds, and annual best-in-city lists.

Vine Arts blog and shop at 1310 1st St SW. Check out the beautiful space, diverse selection,
and handsome aficionados.

yycwine is local blog with over 100 wines aboard to date.
They write weekly entries with individual bottle reviews and mini themes over a broad price range.

The Wine Lovers Companion, 3rd Ed, 2010, by Ron & Sharon Herbst.
An encyclopaedia of all wine related terms, including grape and region descriptions.
Many books are useful, this one is essential. Find it in many book shops through Calgary (~$17), or on iTunes.