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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 »

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 »

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 »

Bibendum PLB adds Canadian agencies

Bibendum PLB has added some “new and exciting” wines to its portfolio in the shape of Canada’s Norman Hardie and Stratus Vineyards.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Beer goes on sale in Ontario groceries

Ontario’s provincial premier made history last week when she bought a six-pack of beer in a Toronto supermarket.

Monday, December 21st, 2015 No Comments »

BC wineries up London presence

Wineries from British Columbia upped their presence at the Wines of Canada tasting in central London this year with 13 producers attending.

Friday, May 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Former CEO of Diamond Estates arrested for fraud

A dozen people including the former CEO of Diamond Estates Winery have been arrested in Montreal as part of an investigation into an alleged tax fraud in which 1.8m bottles of wine were sold on the black market.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

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 »

Red wine found to stop lung cancer growth

Red wine is able to stop lung cancer growth according to a recent study by Canadian scientists.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Q&A: Sébastien Jacquey of Le Clos Jordanne

We talk to Sébastien Jacquey, winemaker at Le Clos Jordanne in Ontario, Canada, about why Chardonnay is one of the greatest grape varieties for expressing terroir.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

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