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Sunday 3 May 2015

Canada

Restaurant bans ‘small screaming children’

A Canadian restaurant has received messages of “hate and threats” after it banned “small screaming children” from its premises.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

Bacardi lays off 15% of North American staff

Bacardi has begun the process of firing around 80 of its 600 employees in North America, maintaining that “it is business as usual” at the company.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Canada’s taste for English gin ‘soaring’

Grape-distilled English gin Chilgove will be available in Canada from April, with interest in the spirit said to be “soaring”.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Rival oak bottle enters wine market

A wooden bottle that aims to replicate the effects of oak ageing has entered the market to rival the Pinocchio Barrique Bottle, launched on Kickstarter in January.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 2 Comments »

Runaway cows land farmer in jail

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.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine battles to reach younger drinkers

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.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Canada’s thirst for imported wine grows

Consumption of imported wines, particularly from the New World, rose in Canada during 2014 with per capita consumption now outpacing the US.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 beers in the world press

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.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Hill-Smith heads Aussie fine wine mission

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”.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Armed robber swipes $50k whisky

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.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

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