The Wine Industry Champion Award was recently presented to Dean Allison, Federal Member of Parliament for the Niagara West-Glanbrook riding in Ontario, recognizing Allison's exemplary support for the Canadian wine industry and contributions to the overall strength and long-term viability of the industry.
At their recent annual general meeting, the Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) announced the Wine411 joint project with BlackSquare Inc. to produce the first independent, national online directory of Canada's nearly 800 wineries.
Like the improvement in quality of grapes in Ontario during the past quarter century, the celebrity speaker at the upcoming Niagara Grape and Wine Festival has seen plenty of progress in his area of passion.
Fire crews are battling a brush fire on Mount Boucherie in West Kelowna, B.C., as wildfires continue to spread across the province. Smoke and flames can be seen climbing the mountain, which sits on the shore of Okanagan Lake in the province's popular wine-growing region.
he Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) announced the results of the inaugural Canadian Wine Industry Awards. These prestigious awards recognize individuals, organizations and businesses that have gone above and beyond to support and enhance the wine industry in Canada, celebrating the success, leadership and outstanding commitment in Canada's grape wine industry.
"The Senator exemplifies the intent of the award, which was created to recognize those who have helped to develop the wine industry in our province," says BC Wine Institute chair, Josie Tyabji who presented Fitzpatrick with the award at the Canadian Wine Industry dinner at CedarCreek Estate Winery. "His efforts and leadership have helped shape the industry as we know it today."