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The State of American Beer

The State of American Beer | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
What's rising, what's fading, and what people are really drinking
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Wine store claims B.C. Wine Institute wrongfully prevented sale of VQA store to Liquor Barn

Wine store claims B.C. Wine Institute wrongfully prevented sale of VQA store to Liquor Barn | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
The Tasty Grape Wine Store and owner Cindy Holland are suing the British Columbia Wine Institute for allegedly unreasonably denying an application to sell the BC Vintner's Quality Wine Store to Liquor Barn.
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VQA and ICEWINE Trademarks Transfer to the Canadian Vintners Association

VQA and ICEWINE Trademarks Transfer to the Canadian Vintners Association | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
OTTAWA, ON, April 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) and Vintners Quality Alliance of Canada (VQAC) Boards of Directors are very pleased to announce that the ownership of all VQAC intellectual property assets and registered trademarks, including   "VQA" and "Icewine", have been legally transferred from VQAC to the CVA, effective March 31, 2014.
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Canadian company buys more land in Horse Heaven Hills | Local Business | Tri-CityHerald.com

Canadian company buys more land in Horse Heaven Hills | Local Business | Tri-CityHerald.com | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
A Canadian company that recently scooped up a fifth of the remaining prime land in Washington's smallest wine grape growing area is the new owner of two vineyards in the state's largest.
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What your favorite wine says about you

What your favorite wine says about you | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
We know the tapas were better during your semester abroad in Seville because you reminded us the last 29 times we ate Spanish together.
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What It's Really Like To Be A Jack Daniel's Taste Tester

What It's Really Like To Be A Jack Daniel's Taste Tester | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
"My mother always took a little Jack Daniel's and rubbed it on my gums when I was teething."...
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Is Per Se Charging America's Highest Corkage Fee?

Is Per Se Charging America's Highest Corkage Fee? | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
--!> Here's some BAD news for BYO fans. Thomas Keller's service-included Per Se, one of America's most expensive restaurants at $310 for the dinner menu, is now charging customers what...
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Tequila steps up its luxury image

Tequila steps up its luxury image | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
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Beer and wine stores to close in small B.C. towns, warns NDP

Beer and wine stores to close in small B.C. towns, warns NDP | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Changes to B.C. liquor laws that will allow grocery stores to sell beer and wine could mean smaller communities across the province could lose their beer and wine stores, the NDP is warning.
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Keith Baldrey: The fine print of B.C.’s liquor reform package

Keith Baldrey: The fine print of B.C.’s liquor reform package | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
If things go according to plan, you'll be able to buy booze in your neighborhood grocery store sometime in early 2015.
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B.C. wine, possibly local beer to show up on grocery store shelves next year

B.C. wine, possibly local beer to show up on grocery store shelves next year | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Thirsty shoppers will be able to buy B.C. wine -- and potentially local craft beer -- on grocery store shelves beside food items, but will have to wait until at least next year to do so, the government announced Thursday.
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Beam to invest $67m in Maker’s Mark distillery - Drinks Business Review

Beam to invest $67m in Maker’s Mark distillery - Drinks Business Review | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Maker’s Mark distillery in Kentucky, which is owned by American spirits maker Beam, is all set to undergo a $67m expansion, as part of plans to keep p
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Should Alberta relax liquor regulations?

Should Alberta relax liquor regulations? | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Cabinet ministers Jonathan Denis and Thomas Lukaszuk asked that question on Twitter and Facebook on Sunday following the 5 a.m. opening for the Olympic men's hockey game
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Wine steals market share in Canada

Wine steals market share in Canada | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
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Irish whiskey is all the rage these days, but where should you start?

Irish whiskey is all the rage these days, but where should you start? | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Irish whiskey is enjoying a renaissance. Its U.S. sales were up a staggering 23% last year, driven by newly aggressive advertising.
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Beer Store steps up campaign against alcohol sales at Ontario stores

Beer Store steps up campaign against alcohol sales at Ontario stores | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
The Beer Store is trying to turn Ontarians against the idea of alcohol sales at the province’s convenience stores and gas stations, warning it could increase the risk of sale to minors.
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Your Favorite Booze Is About To Get A Whole Lot Greener

Your Favorite Booze Is About To Get A Whole Lot Greener | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
By Nina Chestney SPEYSIDE, Scotland, April 4 (Reuters) - Scotch whisky distillers are burning their unwanted grain byproducts, wood chips and other types of biomass for a source of energy in remote areas of the Highlan...
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Traipsing the Terroir of Nebbiolo

Traipsing the Terroir of Nebbiolo | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
One of the world’s most distinctive grapes has more incarnations than Barolo and Barbaresco.
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Mezcal, the 'moonshine of Mexico,' grows in appreciation, availability

Mezcal, the 'moonshine of Mexico,' grows in appreciation, availability | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Terroir . Wild yeasts. Elevation. Who knew these terms could apply to mezcal as easily as to wine. In fact, "the vocabulary of mezcal is more like the vocabulary of wine than spirits," explains Ron Cooper, the California artist who founded Del Maguey single-village mezcals 20 years ago when the beverage wasn't on anybody's radar.
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Campari buys Forty Creek for €120.5m

Campari buys Forty Creek for €120.5m | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
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B.C.’s craft beer industry is hopping

B.C.’s craft beer industry is hopping | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Market share has doubled in four years and shows no sign of abating Vancouver’s breweries and brew pubs
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B.C. residents may soon be able to by beer with groceries, after Liberals accept licensing act recomendation

B.C. residents may soon be able to by beer with groceries, after Liberals accept licensing act recomendation | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
British Columbians will soon be able to buy wine and beer at the same grocery store where they pick up their eggs and bread
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B.C. outlines balanced plan for grocery store liquor sales

VICTORIA – The B.C. government has outlined a unique, two-part model for liquor sales in grocery stores that will ensure convenience and choice for consumers, promote B.C. products and create jobs.
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Diageo Canada and Wirtz Beverage Group Announce New Broker Relationship in Canada - WSJ.com

Diageo Canada and Wirtz Beverage Group Announce New Broker Relationship in Canada - WSJ.com | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
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What You Need To Know About The Final Report On BC Liquor Law Reform - Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences - Canada

What You Need To Know About The Final Report On BC Liquor Law Reform - Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences - Canada | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
24 Feb 2014 - Canada - Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences - What You Need To Know About The Final Report On BC Liquor Law Reform - Davis LLP - As you’re probably already well aware, the government of BC has been undergoing its first major review of our antiquated liquor laws in over two decades.
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