Taco Bell is debuting its own custom wine, Jalapeño Noir, to pair with its Toasted Cheesy Chalupa. The tantalizing combination is only available for a limited time in Canada to celebrate the launch of the menu item. The wine, which is being called a collector's item because it has three unique bottle labels, costs $25 Canadian or about $19 US. Fans can buy it on Taco Bell's Canada website or in some locations in Ontario.
Extend the end of liquor service from 10 PM to midnight
Greater enforcement of non-compliant venues and customers, targeting the problem areas directly rather than unfairly affecting good operators
Provide transparent timelines and/or public health targets so businesses can gauge the long-term effect of any restrictions
Nine voting BCWI Directors represent all British Columbia wineries. Newly elected or re-elected members of the Board of Directors are: Greg Berti, Andrew Peller; Josh Stewart, Arterra Wines Canada; Vice-Chair Darryl Brooker, Mark Anthony Group; Christa-Lee McWatters, TIME Winery; Charlie Baessler, Corcelettes Estate Winery; and Santiago Cilley, Phantom Creek Estates. Continuing their directorships are Chair Erik Fisher (Monte Creek Ranch Winery), Leo Gebert (St. Hubertus & Oak Bay Winery) and Dapinder Gill (Kismet Estate Winery). BC Grapegrowers' Association representative David Kozuki and BCWI President & CEO Miles Prodan continue as ex officio non-voting members.
Moss is the Principal of Lithica Wine Marketing, a boutique marketing agency based in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. Lithica serves the global wine industry with a focus on branding and design, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing, content creation and Canadian market development.