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Sunday 19 February 2017 loc: GB

Canada

Go-ahead for EU-Canada CETA trade deal

The EU has voted to ratify a controversial trade deal with Canada which will boost the exports of drinks between the two trade blocks, and remove Canadian regional monopolies on wine retailing.

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 2 Comments »

Labatt cuts beer for life perk

Canadian brewery Labatt has decided to scrap one of its most attractive retirement perks – free beer for life.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

HK masterclass takes a look at BC wines

The ‘British Columbia Wine Masterclass’ organised by the drinks business Hong Kong in collaboration with the British Columbia Wine Institute concluded on a high note, attracting more than 40 members of the trade.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

dbHK’s British Columbia event in pictures

dbHK’s masterclass, British Columbia: Cool Climate or Not? in partnership with British Columbia Wine Institute explored the diverse array of wines from Okanagan and Similkameen Valley. Here is our event round up in pictures.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Vandals drain tanks of 250,000 litres of wine

Police are investigating after storage tanks at a Canadian winery were “intentionally” tampered with causing the loss of around 250,000 litres of wine.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

British Columbia: cool climate or not?

Explore premium wines from Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley in a unique masterclass hosted by the drinks business Hong Kong in partnership with British Columbia Wine Institute.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 No Comments »

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 »

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