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01/20/17

Vine stars from around the world will travel to Vancouver for the 39th Vancouver International Wine Festival, February 11 to 19 at the Vancouver Convention Centre and other venues in Metro Vancouver.

01/20/17

Good luck trying to pick up a bottle of foreign wine while shopping for groceries in British Columbia. A local regulation in the Canadian province only allows the sale of local wine on grocery store shelves. The US says that this is in violation of Canadian trade obligations and has initiated a dispute at the World Trade Organization.

01/20/17

Also in Unfiltered, British pop-reggae band UB40 makes Red Red Wine, and an unusual solution to a very cold ice-wine problem in Canada

01/20/17

Good luck trying to pick up a bottle of foreign wine while shopping for groceries in British Columbia

01/19/17

Canada asked to address sale of B.C.-only wines on grocery shelves in province

01/18/17

On April 1, 2015, B.C. implemented a discriminatory program to offer only B.C. wines in B.C. grocery stores and continues to expand the number of B.C. wine only outlets, effectively banning imported wines

01/16/17

SGS Canada Inc. and The Canadian Food & Wine Institute at Niagara College are proud to announce their partnership to offer a risk-focused, tool kit based approach to train in the "HOW TO" of food safety management. The Food Safety Program Optimization (FSPO) is designed to target risk reduction and provide the tools to students to demonstrate true risk-based diligence.

01/13/17

"Mark Anthony is clearly the fine wine market leader in Canada and is perfectly positioned to maximize the potential of our brands with a unique go-to-market strategy that will differentiate our portfolio in the ever-changing and increasingly competitive Canadian market."

01/12/17

New opportunities sprout from province's experimental crops on the west coast

01/12/17

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario says its online alcohol sales totalled nearly $2 million between Nov. 6 and Dec. 31, up from $1.7 million over the previous three months.

01/10/17

Many people say that good wine is made in the vineyard, not in the cellar. But when David Paterson, general manager and winemaker of Tantalus Vineyards in Kelowna, British Columbia says it, it's with a passion that lets you know he really means it.

01/10/17

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce will host a Women of Wine luncheon panel Jan. 24 to discuss the growing role of women in what was, for a long time, the male-dominated world of wine.

01/09/17

Many people say that good wine is made in the vineyard, not in the cellar. But when David Paterson, general manager and winemaker of Tantalus Vineyards in Kelowna, British Columbia says it, it's with a passion that lets you know he really means i

01/05/17

The federal government plan for all provinces to adopt carbon pricing schemes by 2018 could have a substantial impact on commercial food production, says a Halifax-based expert in food distribution and policy.

01/05/17

The analyst's confidence in Constellation stems from rising trends in its wine business and the execution of six acquisitions since November 2015. Constellation posted positive earnings for eight consecutive quarters, Zacks stated.

01/05/17

Decisions by provincial liquor branch could take months

12/22/16

The law, also known as an act respecting development of the small-scale alcoholic beverage industry, allows Quebec's small-scale wine producers to deliver and sell their products to grocery permit holders.

12/22/16

Against that backdrop, 40 of Canada's top sparkling winemakers journeyed to Brock University this week for a clandestine meeting that has come to be known as Fizz Club. No media or sales agents here: This off-the-record gathering is where industry professionals compare notes, discuss production and talk candidly in a closed-door setting with a members-only feel.

12/22/16

The existing Trademarks Act limits geographical indications to wine and spirits. 'Geographical indications' are defined in the act, in part, as a wine or spirit originating in the territory of a World Trade Organisation (WTO) member, or a region or locality of that territory, where a quality, reputation or other characteristic of the wine or spirit is essentially attributable to its geographical origin, and which is protected by the laws applicable to that WTO member. Bill C-30 lays out a procedure for protecting geographical indications.

12/22/16

December's bout of freezing temperatures was a pain for many in the Okanagan, but for the region's wineries there was a silver lining.

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