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10/07/14

A Canadian town has overwhelmingly voted in favour of keeping a 100-year-old ban on the sale of alcohol.

10/03/14

Starting Oct. 1, eight hand-selected BC VQA wines will be available for purchase at 15 Whole Foods Market stores across Washington and Oregon.

10/03/14

Plans for Dark Horse Estate Winery were unveiled at a special ceremony at the Huron Country Playhouse in South Huron. Construction is expected to start next year, and the goal is to have the winery open in the spring of 2016.

10/03/14

Out of 540 entries, an Okanagan wine has won the prestigious Premier Wine Award, being recognized as the best in the province.

10/02/14

Jay Garnett, CEO of Icon Fine Wine & Spirits, announced the acquisition of Free House Wine + Spirits Ltd. The deal brings together two of Western Canada's most dynamic boutique wine and spirits import companies and positions Icon as one of the country's top mid-sized agencies.

10/02/14

The wines on the shelves at the LCBO are constantly changing and I am tasting the new ones all the time. Many favourites are always there but the range and variety is gradually being updated.

09/30/14

This new wine program offers a selection of red and white wines, at a variety of price points, curated by Erez Klein, Whole Foods Market Wine Buyer of the Pacific Northwest region.

09/26/14

The 2015 B.C. Wine Awards will be judged at the new B.C. Wine Information Society Sensory Centre at the Penticton campus of Okanagan College.

09/26/14

There was a good turnout for the official opening of the BC Wine Information Society Sensory Centre at Okanagan College's Penticton campus on Wednesday.

09/26/14

The annual meeting of Canada's premiers at the Council of the Federation conference in Charlottetown recently was dominated by the topic of interprovincial trade.

09/25/14

On September 18, Fort Berens Estate Winery held an official grand opening ceremony to celebrate the opening of their new winery building. To mark this key milestone, Hugh Agro, Heleen Pannekoek and Rolf de Bruin, on behalf of the entire ownership team, raised a new flag at their new winery. Dignitaries, media, staff and key supporters were in attendance for the special ceremony.

09/22/14

Township 7 Vineyards and Winery plans to make sparkling wine a focus, which led the Naramata Bench brand to hire Ontario winemaker Mary McDermott from Canadian wine giant Andrew Peller Ltd.

09/22/14

Nova Scotia grape growers are expecting a good quality crop this year, but volume may be down after an unusually cold winter, some spring frosts and an early-summer post-tropical storm

09/19/14

Donald Triggs, the former high-flying multinational wine executive, is back on the ground. A nice piece of ground, too

09/19/14

Number of directors could change following annual meeting next week

09/18/14

But the problem is being perpetuated by some players more than others. While B.C. has encouraged open exchange with Ontario and other provinces, allowing B.C. residents to purchase Ontario wine, Ontario hasn't been so quick to reciprocate, even though Ontario wineries have gone on the record in support of opening provincial borders for wine sales.

09/18/14

In its first stage, this joint venture will take on the representation of Concha y Toro brands, among them Casillero del Diablo, Frontera, Marques de Casa Concha, Don Melchor and its Californian brands Fetzer and Bonterra.

09/17/14

"I thought the message behind it was very condescending and that it implied if you have a glass of wine, it meant you didn't love your body, and it meant you didn't love your baby which is really what I take issue with - it's the way that this is put forward," she told Global News on Tuesday.

09/11/14

B.C.'s advantage under the agreement between Christy Clark and Brad Wall is that instead of only being able to order wines and spirits through the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, the market will be opened up to direct sales from wineries and distilleries.

09/10/14

Visitors to the 63rd annual Niagara Wine Festival will learn about the region's winemaking history through gourmet food, cheese and wine pairings, live entertainment, grape stomping competitions, and individual events hosted at wineries across the region.

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