There's long been bad blood between Quebec and Newfoundland over power projects. British Columbia meanwhile, isn't the first province to try to block an Alberta pipeline project. The British Columbia Wine Institute, for one, says we should all be concerned.
For the first time in the history of Vinitaly, six Canadian trade monopolies met Italian producers to discuss opportunities for Italian wine in the country, with 14% of its wine imports currently coming from Italy.
Culmina Family Estate Winery joined six others from the Okanagan - 50th Parallel Estate Winery, Haywire Wines, Liquidity Wines, Painted Rock Estate Winery, Poplar Grove Winery, and Summerhill Pyramid Winery - to form The Okanagan Wine Initiative
An SCC decision supporting Comeau could overturn the rules that govern interprovincial trade and commerce in Canada. One implication of this decision could be the right for Canadians in one province to order wine from a winery in another province and have the wine delivered directly to their home
"Removing restrictions would have opened the door to allowing consumers to order wine for direct delivery to their home from any Canadian winery located in any province. We call that Direct-to-Consumer, it is something nine out of 10 Canadians believe should be permitted, and we now eagerly await the provinces making this choice available to their citizens."
members share a common passion to drive one-another to excel and adopt best business practices and to help elevate the identity of the Okanagan as a premium wine producing region and superb wine tourism destination.
Hagen Kruger and Wild Goose Vineyards in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley are doing their best to make sure Pinot Gris does not get overlooked in the Pacific Northwest or at the Cascadia Wine Competition
In light of studies and recommendations made by the University of British Columbia (UBC) and KEDGE's Wine & Spirits Academy, the wine industry acted and the Canadian government decided on March 12th to prohibit the use of the statement "Cellared in Canada" (CIC wines) on the labels of wine bottled in Canada but with wines mainly or completely produced abroad. This label, which is mostly used by large Canadian wineries, has been in force since 1995. It has sparked much controversy on the Canadian market because it was a source of considerable confusion for consumers.
Last week, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (the CFIA) published a summary report on the "Blended in Canada" wine labelling consultation (the Consultation). In light of the Consultation's results, effective March 12, 2018, the CFIA has replaced the current voluntary country of origin statement for wines blended in Canada with new statements in an effort to minimize consumer confusion.
Ontario Apple Growers general manager Kelly Ciceran says the 15 per cent tariff on fruit such as apples, cherries, peaches, raspberries and cranberries will likely lead to more U.S. produce hitting Canadian stores.
The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) applauds the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Blended in Canada Wine Labelling Consultation report, which supports new wine label requirements for wine bottled and blended in Canada.