British Columbia

Alberta to boycott BC wines over pipeline dispute

A spat between the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia over the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion touched the wine industry this week with the news that Alberta intends to boycott all BC wines with immediate effect.

‘Prohibition style’ raids on bars in British Columbia

Authorities in British Columbia have been accused of ‘Prohibition style’ raids on several bars that saw hundreds of bottles of Scotch worth thousands of dollars confiscated because they were not bought through the provincial monopoly.

Canadian brewery attacked after posting video ‘promoting peace’

Boundary Brewing in Kelowna, British Columbia, says it was forced to delete its Facebook page after owner Oliver Glaser uploaded a video he said was intended to protest against hatred.

Scientists have found a way to detect wildfire tainted wine grapes

Wildfires have ravaged California's wine country this month — damaging dozens of the state's crops — but researchers may have found a powerful tool that could help growers to limit their future impact.

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