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Saturday 20 September 2014

Canada

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 »

Craft beer steals market share in Canada

Craft beer now accounts for 6% of the Canadian beer market as the craft brewing boom takes further chunks out of “big beer”.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Cognac-soaked hot dog is most expensive

A hot dog soaked in 100-year-old Louis XIII Cognac has been officially recognised as the world’s most expensive example of the fast food favourite.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 3 Comments »

Headband uses power of the mind to pour pints

A new piece of mind-reading tech could make pouring a beer by hand a thing of the past.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Leaked trade deal threat to Canadian wine

Canada’s wine industry could face new restrictions within its own borders, if a leaked EU trade deal turns out to be accurate.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Portable ‘date rape’ detector invented

A team of technologists are seeking funding to launch a pocket-size device capable of detecting whether a drink has been spiked.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Polar vortex wipes out 2014 Niagara Merlot

The polar vortex in North America earlier this year has all but wiped out the Merlot crop in Niagara, with Sauvignon Blanc also severely affected.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 3 Comments »

KFC to serve beer at Canadian restaurants

KFC is to serve beer at two of its restaurants in Toronto in a bid to keep up with increasingly up market “fast-casual” chains.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Wolf Blass steps up Malbec focus

The UK and Canadian markets are helping to create demand for Australian Malbec, according to Wolf Blass chief winemaker Chris Hatcher.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Canada launches online wine directory

The Canadian Viticultural Association has announced a new project to produce an independent, online directory of Canada’s wineries.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

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