Stag's Hollow Winery & Vineyard has been purchased by a local, private investor. This person is well vested in the Okanagan and in the BC wine industry. They own vineyards in Summerland, the Similkameen and Bench 1775 Winery on the Naramata Bench
Paul Brunner is a BC mining engineer whose tale of buying Blue Grouse Estate Winery on Vancouver Island is a courageous one that proves leadership, humility, humour, and perseverance can lead to success for the environment, wine lovers and eventually the winery.
The Coyote Canyon 2015 Sangiovese emerged from a gauntlet of other gold-medal winners to win as best of show at the seventh annual Cascadia International Wine Competition. At 1,040 entries, the Cascadia is the largest international wine judging staged in the Pacific Northwest.
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits of Canada ("Southern Glazer's")-a division of Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, the world's pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol-today announced the launch of a new wine division focused on growing the Company's wine business across the Canadian market.
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards announced the return of its Canadian Concert Series for 2019. Tickets to all concerts are on sale now. With advance bookings, guests are welcome to enjoy a meal at the award-winning Miradoro Restaurant, situated on the Tinhorn Creek Vineyards estate and Tinhorn Creek wines will be available for purchase by the glass and by the bottle in the concert amphitheatre.
It is expected that with agreement reached with British Columbia, this will pave the way for the other Canadian provinces to remove their barriers. Last year Australia launched action against Canada's discriminatory measures in the World Trade Organisation, claiming they breached trade rules and impacted Australian winemakers
The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) has been named the Tourism Laureate and winner of the International Place Marketing Award at the Place Marketing Forum in Lille, France for its leadership work in Sustainable Responsible Tourism.
P.E.I.'s Progressive Conservative Party has pledged to allow convenience stores to sell beer and wine on the Island. Leader Dennis King couldn't give a timeline as to when the change would happen if his party formed government, but said they would get to work right away if elected.
The government began a publicity campaign this week warning Frenchmen and women of the dangers of too much drink. When it comes to wine and other alcohol, it said, "for your health, it's maximum two glasses a day, and not every day."
The BC Wine Institute (BCWI) welcomes the return of April BC Wine Month with a series of wine tastings, educational seminars, promotions and events province-wide to celebrate the quality and diversity of BC wine!
B.C.'s fast-growing Joseph Richard Group (JRG), which owns pubs, restaurants, liquor stores and the Steveston Hotel is branching into the winery business by agreeing to an operating agreement with the owners of Glass House Estate Winery, owner Ryan Moreno told Business in Vancouver March 26.
Winemakers are toasting a pledge in last week's federal budget to loosen interprovincial barriers around wine sales, while also hoping - with an election on the way - that the promise doesn't die on the vine. The Liberals' pre-election budget promised to remove the requirement that alcohol moving from one province to another must be sold or consigned to a provincial liquor authority. Provinces and territories would still to be able to regulate the sale and distribution of alcohol within their borders, the budget said.
Commerce7, a modern winery DTC platform, has added a reservation system to their suite of products. The reservation system gives wineries a convenient solution for creating, scheduling, and managing appointment-based tastings and tours. "Making a reservation and visiting the winery is one of the highest levels of engagement a customer can have with your brand. As we move to create better experiences for end customers, a reservation engine needed to be part of the overall platform"
Being situated as they are, upstate New York wineries get to meet a lot of Canadians at their tasting rooms as well. But per-bottle wine sales to Canadian visitors have always lagged behind sales to other tourists
Commissioned by the B.C. Wine Institute and developed with the help of consultants Honore Comfort, principal of the Artemis Group in Healdsburg, and Steve Burns of O'Donnell-Lane LLC in Glen Ellen, Wine BC 2030 includes five pillars and a dozen strategic recommendations to move the province's industry forward.
The core is a vision statement developed over the course of the past six months following a broad consultation that included 30 meetings in 12 locations with 650 members of industry and other stakeholders