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07/29/16

"From April through to July, we have seen a strong increase in winery visitations, and year over year winery sales continue to grow with the number of visitors coming through cellar doors," says Maggie Anderson, BC Wine Institute marketing director.

07/28/16

The change provides access to CIBC's national branch network, global alliances, a robust and secure electronic banking platform, foreign currency hedging capabilities as well as other sophisticated financial tools.

07/28/16

An interprovincial trade agreement between Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec allows the purchase of wine between the three provinces. On Friday, the three premiers announced an agreement making it easier to purchase Canadian wines that were not made in their home provinces.

07/28/16

The firm will start work on the $1.82-million-a-year account on August 1. PadillaCRT was the incumbent on the business.

07/28/16

The official statement announcing a new "Canadian Free Trade Agreement" (CFTA) is only 191 words long and omits any of those pesky details where the devil is reputed to lurk. Already the whiff of sulphur can be detected in talk of "exception" to protect "local interests." Truly historic moments rarely come with caveats.

07/28/16

No, delivery is not free and yes, you might be carded by your local postal worker

07/27/16

Organizers said the festival, scheduled for Feb. 11-17, plans to assemble 100 international wineries and pour 1,600 wines in downtown Vancouver as part of Canada's 150th anniversary. Next year's theme is 'The Wine World Celebrates Canada', so wineries from British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia will gather.

07/26/16

Canada turns 150 next year and the Vancouver International Wine Festival (VIWF) has invited the wine world to the party. And the wine world has responded: the 2017 festival will feature more than 100 international wineries and about 75 Canadian wineries at Canada's premier wine show. The Canadian lineup includes wineries from British Columbia, Ontario and, for the first time, Nova Scotia. The 39th annual VIWF takes place February 11 to 17 and features a projected 1,600 wines from 16 countries; the theme is The Wine World Celebrates Canada. The winery lineup will be announced in the fall.

07/26/16

The new partnership will make it easier for customers to enjoy BC wine and increase the profile of products in the province

07/25/16

British Columbia's new interprovincial trade agreement with Ontario and Quebec will cut red tape for B.C. wineries and increase market access for the world renowned wines produced throughout the province.

07/25/16

A Niagara winery owner has been arrested in China for allegedly smuggling tens of millions of dollars' worth of icewine into the country.

07/22/16

The value of the transaction would be approximately USD$750million, with the addition of 4 manufacturing plants with a total of 5 furnaces in the United States, a research and development center of Flat Glass and 4distribution and fabrication facilities in Canada.

07/22/16

'We're a Canadian winery, and we should be able to sell to Canadians right across Canada'

07/21/16

Constellation Brands President and CEO Robert Sands received $9.3 million in total compensation this past year, an 8.7 percent increase over fiscal 2015, records show....

07/20/16

Canadian producer Benjamin Bridge has signed with London-based merchant Friarwood Fine Wines to distribute its traditional method sparkling wines in the UK.

07/20/16

For Canadian winemakers, imitation probably isn't the sincerest form of flattery.

07/15/16

Associate Professor Miranda Hart, PhD candidate Taylor Holland and Agriculture Canada research scientist Pat Bowen looked at soils in vineyards and neighbouring natural-or uncultivated-habitats. With samples from both areas, the scientists compared the bacterial and fungal communities between habitats, trying to determine what's happening to the soil under the wine-producing grapes.

07/15/16

The Oaks Residence, in Canada's capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, operates as a Managed Alcohol Program facility - and it's cooler than that clinical-sounding name implies. Inside a former hotel, substance-abuse specialists bring their 50 patients back from the homeless, boozy brink by pouring them glasses of wine

07/15/16

So how does an American drink great wines amid breathtaking natural beauty without blowing out a couple of credit cards? Easy: go to Canada

07/13/16

Research at the Nova Scotia site will complement wine research being conducted at another federal facility in B-C and at academic institutions and within the wine industry across Canada.

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