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Tuesday 23 December 2014


Royal Canadian Navy bans booze at sea

The Royal Canadian Navy has banned alcohol at sea following a series of “questionable incidents” involving drunken sailors.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Canada: A land of great wines to discover

Canada has always fascinated me; its culture, its size, its landscapes, the hospitality of its people, and its wine.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 3 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 »

Q&A: Consul general Ian Burchett

Ian Burchett, Canadian consul general for Hong Kong, speaks to the drinks business about the opportunities for Canadian wine in China.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Drunken birds crash land on boozy berries

Boozed-up birds are falling from the sky in Canada after getting drunk on frost-fermented berries.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Top Gear to film in Okanagan

Popular UK motoring show, Top Gear, will be filming in the Canadian wine region of the Okanagan later this month.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Toronto election sees free beer for voters

As far as voter-engagement incentives go, this one has people sitting up in their bar stools – so much so that it looks set to be copied elsewhere.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Racist wine video sparks outrage

A Canadian labour union, promoting the Quebec liquor authority SAQ, has promised to remove a racist comment from its promotional video after a backlash of criticism.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Blue Bombers bring back the ‘beer snake’

Fans of a Canadian football team will soon be able to resurrect the “beer snake” at home games after the practice was banned in 2010.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Canadian wines the ‘last frontier’ for HK

Canadian wines have a chance to capitalise on its strong links with Asia, as the realisation of its wine industry’s growing quality spreads.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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