Washington wine grape growers should be looking to New Zealand as a model for premium wine production - and there's opportunity for growth. That's according to Greg Livengood, a global wine and grape broker for Ciatti Co. in San Rafael, California.
Shoppers in supermarkets globally are buying more Rioja, including Reserva, Gran Reserva and Crianza variants, growing the wine's value sales by 5.33 per cent, and volume sales by 1.13 per cent, TheDrinksBusiness.com reports.
New information provided by the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch's data team reveals the top 30 products sold by the branch in each of 28 regional districts in B.C. in 2015, and it brings to light some surprising trends across the province. -
Alcohol poses serious risks during pregnancy. There is no known safe amount. And some women don't find out they are pregnant until they are several weeks along. But in reality, this message is a form of dangerous and unnecessary fear mongering that will, in all likelihood, make matters involving alcohol and pregnancy even more confusing and contentious than they already are.
This tendency has presented something of a challenge to Yannick and Greg Wertsch, brothers and owners of Between the Lines Winery, a six-year-old enterprise in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., that produces and sells wines from a retail store in the family barn as well as through a wine club and in restaurants.
In a new, data-rich report on national alcohol consumption released by his office on Wednesday, Taylor invites parliamentarians, policy-makers, liquor producers, retailers and the 22 million other Canadians who reportedly drink to reconsider what they think they know about wine, beer, coolers and spirits.
Net earnings of $6.1 million (or $0.22 per share) increased $0.4 million or 6% for the three month period ended December 31, 2015 compared to the same quarter last year. On a year to date basis, net earnings of $12.4 million increased $1.7 million or 16% for the six month period ended December 31, 2015, when compared to the same period last year.
Toronto management consulting firm MDB Insight examined the activities of the institute, located at Brock University, and determined that its economic contribution to the province in 2015 was $91.1 million (all values in Canadian). This includes 307 jobs within the industry and ancillary sectors