A Canadian farmer is fighting a conviction for drink driving, insisting that he had to drive while inebriated in order to catch his herd of runaway cattle.
A younger, wine savvy generation is driving an upmarket shift in wine consumption, but many producers are struggling to reach them, claims a new report.
Consumption of imported wines, particularly from the New World, rose in Canada during 2014 with per capita consumption now outpacing the US.
This week’s roundup sees a strong contingent from the craft beer hotspot of San Diego among some variations of the ever-popular IPA style.
Yalumba’s Robert Hill-Smith has taken over as chairman of Australia’s First Families of Wine with a mission to put the country “back on the catwalk”.
Police are hunting for an armed robber who stole $100,000 worth of alcohol, including a rare Scotch worth nearly $50k, from a liquor store.
Proving that few grapes can beat the malleability and creative potential of Chardonnay was last month’s Masters tasting, where top-price pours and cheaper oaked styles fared well.
Simon Fraser University in British Columbia is to offer students the chance to study craft beer as part of a continuing studies programme.
The first roundup of the new year, this week we find all manner of winter-warmers and unique styles – plus one reviewer’s top pick of all time.
The Royal Canadian Navy has banned alcohol at sea following a series of “questionable incidents” involving drunken sailors.
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