In a mixing bowl, combine together all-purpose flour and black pepper. Add the beef and toss to coat.
In a large Dutch oven, heat the oil and cook the beef stew until browned. Transfer to the slow cooker.
Add chopped onion, garlic cloves, tomato sauce, red wine, beef/vegetable broth, carrots, potatoes, Worcestershire sauce, paprika, bay leaves, Italian seasoning into the slow cooker.
Cook for 6-7 hours on low or 4-5 hours on high heat.
Add salt/pepper to taste.
Serve and enjoy with Veetee Dine In Rice