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05/07/21
Small but Mighty: British Columbia's 2020 Vintage
British Columbia's 2020 vintage benefitted from the signature dry, hot, sunny weather which provided ideal conditions well into harvest. Although there may be a little less supply this year to go around, winemakers and viticulturists are saying the overall vintage is exceptional, characterized by intensely flavoured, balanced, fresh wines.
05/06/21
Oliver Twist Estate Winery is now Nostalgia Wines Inc.
With the name change also comes modernized packaging that better reflects the wine quality, displayed on Nostalgia Wines' three wine tiers: Nostalgia, Pin-Up, and the Family Collection.
05/06/21
Quails' Gate Named One of Canada's Best Managed Companies, Requalifies as Gold Standard Winner
Quails' Gate has been recognized again for overall business performance and sustained growth with the Canada's Best Managed Companies designation. This is the fifth consecutive year the winery has received this honour and the second consecutive year receiving Gold status.
05/03/21
District Wine Village in Oliver is expecting to open in early June
Canada's first wine village is getting closer to its completion, with construction moving steadily ahead and the central hub taking shape.
04/29/21
Watch: Office Hours with Dave and Anita, Episode 15: Honoring Glenn McGourty
Glenn McGourty (Emeritus Viticulture and Plant Science Advisor for Lake and Mendocino Counties) talked about his experiences, projects (from the effect of smoke exposure to sustainable farming practices), and travels over the last 30+ years. Glenn is not slowing down in retirement. He was just elected to the Board of Supervisors for Mendocino County and he also manages a 10-acre wine grape and walnut farm.
04/27/21
Wine Craft Releases First Cryptocurrency Blockchain for Wine
The ERC20 token allows consumers to buy wine at substantial discounts
04/27/21
Winemaker's Cut launches Canada's first "Interactive Online Winery Tasting Room" that lives permanently on the Website
This new mobile first, dynamic photo-realistic and interactive platform connects the online winery experience to the wine shop website. It uses motion sensors that allow customers to learn, to make purchases, to chat with others and to move through the tasting room like they're actually at the winery.
04/26/21
Police seize altar wine in Quebec, say it's illegal to import it
The altar wine comes from two Californian producers: Mont La Salle Altar Wines and Cribari Premium Altar Wines. However, since the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) - the provincial liquor board - does not sell these products, the wines had to be imported from other Canadian provinces. Although that was the practice for many years, police now says it's illegal.
04/23/21
Australia-Canada wine dispute settlement proves value of the WTO
Australian Grape & Wine (AGW) welcomes the Ministerial announcement that the Australian and Canadian Governments have settled the remaining measures in Australia's World Trade Organisation (WTO) challenge to Canadian wine measures.
04/23/21
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Promotes Allison Graham to Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Canada
Prior to Ms. Graham's career at Southern Glazer's, she served as the Marketing Director at Russian Standard Canada and spent more than 10 years in various positions within the beverage alcohol industry. She began her career with Southern Glazer's in 2015 as the Director of Marketing
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Phantom Creek Estates Announces Winemaker Francis Hutt's Departure
March 15th Winemaker Francis Hutt Soon Returning to his Native New Zealand to Reunite with Family; Unique Opportunity to join Renowned Winemaking Team Including Consultants Philippe Melka and Olivier Humbrecht
New Name, New Team Members, and a New Direction at Five Vines Cellars
October 1st It's a new TIME for Penticton's most beloved downtown winery