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”.
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.
Proving that few grapes can beat the malleability and creative potential of Chardonnay was last month’s Masters tasting, where top-price pours and cheaper oaked styles fared well.
Simon Fraser University in British Columbia is to offer students the chance to study craft beer as part of a continuing studies programme.
The first roundup of the new year, this week we find all manner of winter-warmers and unique styles – plus one reviewer’s top pick of all time.
The Royal Canadian Navy has banned alcohol at sea following a series of “questionable incidents” involving drunken sailors.
Canada has always fascinated me; its culture, its size, its landscapes, the hospitality of its people, and its wine.
British Columbia is to allow limited sales of liquor in provincial supermarkets next year, but the average price of a bottle of wine will rise as a result.
Ian Burchett, Canadian consul general for Hong Kong, speaks to the drinks business about the opportunities for Canadian wine in China.
Boozed-up birds are falling from the sky in Canada after getting drunk on frost-fermented berries.
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