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07/21/17
Ottawa remains close-lipped as NAFTA renegotiations loom
Don't expect that strategy to change any time soon. ?
07/21/17
Ontario on track to setting 19 as minimum legal age for recreational pot
Premier Kathleen Wynne says it's impractical for the province to have a higher legal age for consuming cannabis than for alcohol.
07/20/17
NAFTA Renegotiations Boost Pressure on Wine Relations
With several complaints from the United States against liquor retailing practices already in play in Canada, including a complaint to the World Trade Organization over grocery store sales of domestic wines in British Columbia, NAFTA renegotiations present a significant opportunity for the U.S. wine industry. Canada is No. 1 country for U.S. wine exports, but discriminatory practices remain ...
07/19/17
Canada retracts decision to avoid labelling West Bank wine as Israeli
The decision drew considerable criticism from the Israeli embassy in Ottawa and several Canadian Jewish advocacy groups
07/19/17
Prolific wine author John Schreiner on how B.C. wines went 'from zero to 60' in a short time
Canada's most prolific wine author, John Schreiner, has published 16 books on the subject (and that's not factoring in heavily revised second and third editions of several titles).
07/18/17
BC Wine Institute Welcomes New Board of Directors and Awards Industry Leaders at 2017 AGM
Following another successful Annual General Meeting (July 11, 2017 at Spirit Ridge Resort, Osoyoos), the BC Wine Institute (BCWI) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors.
07/18/17
US releases NAFTA objectives
The U.S. says it wants better access for its exports of agriculture-including dairy products, wine and grain.
07/14/17
Canada backtracks on labeling wine from the West Bank
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says in a Thursday statement that it had not "fully considered" the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement in reaching its ruling. The agency says the wines do in fact adhere to the agreement and can be sold as currently labeled.
07/13/17
Family to spend $100M to launch new winery in Oliver
A new winery in Oliver projected to open in spring of 2019 will cost the owner nearly $100 million to launch. So says Ingo Grady, president of Phantom Creek Estates on Black Sage Road.
07/10/17
What wine goes with bannock?
What wine pairs perfectly with bannock? Any number of Indigenous World Winery's vintages, of course.
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