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Sunday 23 October 2016 loc: GB


Constellation Brands sells off Canadian business

Constellation Brands has sold its Canadian business to an Ontario-based teachers’ pension plan for CAN$1 billion.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Blue Jays ban beer cans

Major league baseball team the Toronto Blue Jays have banned beer in cans at their home ground after one was thrown at a visiting player.

Monday, October 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Constellation wine sell-off rumours swirl

Rumours abound that US drinks giant Constellation Brands is to divest itself of its Canadian business with questions raised about the future of its stake in Accolade.

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Royal couple visit Canadian winery

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have helped to shine a light on Canada’s growing wine industry by paying a visit to British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Cloudy Bay director takes on new role in Canada

Cloudy Bay’s estate director, Ian Morden, is leaving the New Zealand winery to take up the position of managing director of Mission Hill Family Estate in British Columbia, Canada.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

B.C. winery defends owner over arrest

Lulu Island Winery in Richmond, British Columbia has hit back at Chinese media over reports that claimed its owner, John Chang had been arrested for smuggling ice wine into China.

Monday, July 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Friarwood takes on Canada’s Benjamin Bridge

Canadian producer Benjamin Bridge has signed with London-based merchant Friarwood Fine Wines to distribute its traditional method sparkling wines in the UK.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Premium boosts Aussie wine exports, but volumes flat

The growth of premium bottled wine sales in China and North America helped boost the value of exports from Australia, but sales were down in the UK and Europe.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 1 Comment »

Pamela Anderson launches wine range

Former bouncing Baywatch bombshell Pamela Anderson has teamed up with The Hatch winery in Canada to launch her own wine range.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

Axe-throwing club wants alcohol licence

A battle axe-throwing association has applied for a liquor licence to serve alcohol, mixing drinks with a medieval sport popular with lumberjacks.

Friday, June 24th, 2016 No Comments »

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