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05/20/16

Funds for new vineyard plantings, research, marketing and quality standards available for next four years

05/20/16

Oppenheimer joins the team with more than 25 years of experience in the beverage alcohol industry. Most recently, Scott served as Senior Vice President, Control States and Military, for Moet Hennessy USA. Prior to that, he has held various sales, marketing and leadership roles at Millennium Import Company, Gilbey of Canada, Heublein and E & J Gallo Winery

05/18/16

A Vancouver-based lawyer specializing in the tricky rules around selling Canadian wine says winemakers are excited about a "breakthrough" court decision that could pave the way for regional vintages to be sold across provincial lines.

05/18/16

Row after row of delicate young vines line the long driveway leading to Peller Estates Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. It's a cool spring morning and the expansive lawn in front of the winery is edged by a patio that will host parties and tastings all summer.

05/16/16

Andrew Peller stock is trading near its record as a cheaper currency and looser liquor regulations draw investors to Ontario's booming wine industry

05/13/16

Stats Can figures show province spent $1.1 billion on beer alone last year

05/13/16

"If Vincor does go public, it's going to have a halo effect to our brand and to anybody that wants to invest in the industry," Murray Souter, CEO of Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits Ltd., said in his office in Niagara-on-the-Lake, located on the south shore of Lake Ontario about 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Toronto

05/12/16

Liquor stores in Alberta sold $2.5 billion worth of alcohol in 2014-2015 - a six-per-cent increase from the year before.

05/12/16

In that spirit, Niagara College - home to the country's first commercial teaching winery and teaching brewery, at its Canadian food and wine institute - is adding another specialty to its menu.

05/12/16

A new study led by a group of University of Victoria researchers shows that people who are homeless and severely alcoholic may benefit from a program that administers regular doses of alcohol throughout the day.

05/06/16

The province's announcement of $3.5 million to help grow Nova Scotia's wine industry is an historic investment, agriculture minister Keith Colwell said Thursday.

05/05/16

Blue Grouse Estate Winery announced it won the Service Excellence Award for Duncan in the 2016 Holiday and Tour Specialist Awards from the Luxury Travel Guide.

05/03/16

A Vancouver-based lawyer specializing in the tricky rules around selling Canadian wine says winemakers are excited about a "breakthrough" court decision that could pave the way for regional vintages to be sold across provincial lines.

05/03/16

The B.C. wine industry is looking closely at a ruling out of a New Brunswick courtroom that could open the door for direct wine sales across the country.

05/02/16

Two men were arrested at the Young Israel of Montreal synagogue on April 26, where police found 650 cases of kosher wine - from Israel, Australia, and the U.S. - in its basement

04/27/16

It's late Friday night after an hour's drive from Toronto, and we're pulling up to a beautiful black house on a vineyard. Fran├žois Morissette, the owner and winemaker at Pearl Morisette-located in Jordan, Ontario-has left the front door to his house unlocked for us to drop our things, relax, and sleep until it's time to hang out and drink wine tomorrow afternoon.

04/27/16

The Grape & The Grain is BC's first and only festival to bring spirits, wine and beer together in one amazing weekend. Live entertainment by local musicians, fare from Vancouver's favourite food trucks and an Artist Village combine to make this outdoor festival a perfect day out for the 19+. Tickets start at $45. All tickets include $20 festival spending money.

04/26/16

New Brunswickers are thirsty for more wine inside grocery stores, but NB Liquor is worried that expanding selection could drive traffic away from its own locations, new documents show.

04/26/16

On Monday, ENCORE Vineyards announced the building, located on Martin Street, will be home to TIME Winery, McWatters Collection and Evolve Cellars.

04/25/16

Canada-based retailer Liquor Stores N.A. operates more than 200 stores throughout Alberta and British Columbia, but lately the company has been raising its profile in the U.S., where sales increased 4% to $170 million in 2015

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