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Saturday 30 August 2014

Canada

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 2 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 »

Craft breweries put pressure on Vancouver sewage system

The growing number of craft breweries in Vancouver is apparently straining the city’s sewer system, with possible consequences for them.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Ottawa ‘beer tunnel’ uncovered

A construction crew in Ottawa has stumbled across what is thought to be one of several “beer tunnels” that once linked an old brewery to its warehouse.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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