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Friday 18 April 2014

Canada

Wine steals market share in Canada

Wine is gaining ground as the drink of choice among Canadians, enjoying a 4.9% sales increase last year as the country’s beer sales continued their long-term decline.

Friday, April 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Baseball team faces craft beer pressure

A petition has been launched to get Major League Baseball team, the Toronto Blue Jays, to offer craft beer at its stadium.

Friday, April 4th, 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 »

Brewery boss killed by avalanche

The boss of the German Augustiner Brewery has been killed in an avalanche while skiing in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Campari buys Forty Creek for €120.5m

Italian drinks giant Gruppo Campari has acquired Canadian whisky company Forty Creek Distillery for €120.5m.

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Obama honours Sochi beer bet

President Obama has upheld a beer bet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper after the US men and women’s hockey teams lost to Canada.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Obama loses Olympic hockey beer bet

President Obama is one case of beer worse off this morning after losing a friendly wager with the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Friday, February 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

Alcoholics taught to brew beer to ‘stop them drinking mouthwash’

A drug centre in Canada is teaching alcoholics how to brew their own beer to stop them from drinking “rubbish” alternatives such as hand sanitizer and mouthwash.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Titanic director buys Canadian winery

Hollywood film director James Cameron has snapped up Beaufort Vineyard and Estate Winery in British Columbia in his native Canada.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Red tape cut for Canadian craft brewers

The Canadian federal “Economic Action Plan” has announced changes to its food regulations that will clear red tape for craft brewers.

Friday, February 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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