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Sunday 29 March 2015

British Columbia

University launches craft beer programme

Simon Fraser University in British Columbia is to offer students the chance to study craft beer as part of a continuing studies programme.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

New BC liquor laws to bump up prices

British Columbia is to allow limited sales of liquor in provincial supermarkets next year, but the average price of a bottle of wine will rise as a result.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Canadians drop booze restrictions

Trade barriers for wines and craft beers between two Canadian provinces are to be removed.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Producer sprinkles vineyard with meteorite dust

A biodynamic producer in British Columbia has ground up meteorites to put on his vineyard.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Diversity versus uniformity

Wine producers are still trying to discover which grapes work best in the Okanagan Valley and how to exploit the region’s potential.

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 No Comments »

BC considers grocery store liquor sales

The provincial government of British Columbia is apparently considering allowing alcohol sales in grocery stores but restrictions are likely to apply.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 No Comments »

The Okanagan in pictures

Deserts, lakes, the open highway and wine, All were in evidence during the drinks business’ recent trip to beautiful British Columbia and the Okanagan Valley.

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Canadian wineries finding focus

Canada’s wineries are becoming increasingly focused on specific grape varieties as the country’s wine industry matures.

Friday, May 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

BC announces major changes to liquor laws

The government of British Columbia (BC) has announced a raft of major reforms to the Canadian province’s liquor licensing laws.

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Vancouver sees craft brewing boom

Vancouver is experiencing a boom in craft brewing, with nine microbreweries slated to open over the course of the year and three more undergoing major expansion.

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 No Comments »

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