The Vancouver International Wine Festival and Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival are thrilled to announce that Howard Soon, C.M., will be the Honorary Chair of the 2024 Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction, presented by National Bank Private Banking 1859.
The government has for months been engaged in closed-door consultations with industry players on what it calls "modernizing" the alcohol sales regime in Ontario. For Ford's Progressive Conservatives, the chief goal is meeting a yet-to-be-fulfilled 2018 campaign promise to allow convenience stores to sell beer and wine. But multiple sources in various parts of the alcohol and retail industry say much more than that is on the table.
Ontario Gamay deserves its moment. VQA Alliance Ontario chose to highlight the grape in an inaugural tasting series aimed at restaurant buyers/sommeliers, pouring over 40 versions from recent vintages alongside food, over an afternoon at Loop Line wine in Toronto. I wanted to dig a bit deeper into the style of Gamay wine and include some impressions from the talented team I work with at Pearle Hospitality. For a well penned article on the grape, please read Janet Dorozynski's Grape Profile: Gamay in Ontario | Quench Magazine
CEO John Peller is retiring as president and CEO "within the next year". He has been chief executive for 29 years. Meanwhile, four directors -- Perry Miele, Shauneen Bruder, François Vimard and David Mongeau -- are stepping down "effective immediately … to support a proactive refreshment of the board", a statement read.
Corby Spirit and Wine Limited ("Corby" or the "Company") (TSX: CSW.A) (TSX: CSW.B) today announced financial results for its fiscal 2024 first quarter for the period ended September 30, 2023. The Corby Board of Directors is pleased to declare a dividend of $0.21 per Voting Class A Common Share and Non-Voting Class B Common Share of the Company, consistent with the amount of last dividends payment. This dividend is payable on December 8, 2023 to shareholders of record as at the close of business on November 24, 2023.
Weather in Canada is becoming more erratic thanks to climate change -- we're seeing cold snaps, severe thunder and hail storms, and wildfires. That's having a big impact on Canada's wine industry. Today, The Globe's wine writer Christopher Waters joins us to explain what's going on in the industry, how that's impacting the wines themselves, and why it's such an important industry to pay attention to.
Constellation Brands has declined to take up warrants over 139,745,453 common shares in Canopy Growth, the Canadian producer which has caused unending problems for Constellation since it took an initial CN$190 million stake in Canopy in 2017.