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While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday. For such a simple drink, the classic dry martini has an incredible amount of mystique surrounding it.
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A new wave of Champagne growers is shaking up the old order by making their own wines, and in so doing, may indelibly broaden the definition of bubbly
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Vancouver city council is expected to amend bylaws on June 11 to allow breweries and distilleries that operate in industrial areas to sell their own products in compliance with new provincial laws.
Wineries aren’t required to list ingredients. Don’t consumers deserve that information?
Nine new micro-breweries are scheduled to open in Vancouver, BC through the end of 2013, following the three that led the way during 2012. Credit may belong to the recent relaxation of liquor laws...
Debbie Zimmerman, CEO of Grape Growers of Ontario, advocates modeling the B.C. tax structure for Ontario wines. St.
A handful of B.C. wineries poured their best products last Friday at an exclusive London tasting that drew some of the city’s — and the world’s — top wine critics.
The provincial government has made dozens of changes to its liquor laws.
Organizers of the upcoming Wine Bloggers' Conference had to jump through some regulatory hoops to ensure wineries could bring in wine for the event.
Penticton, British Columbia—Canada’s tight-fisted liquor-import laws were among the issues organizers of the 2013 Wine Bloggers’ Conference faced in 2011, when Penticton was selected to host the event.
This small Canadian city is located an hour’s drive north of Washington state, and the conference is scheduled for June 6-8. Commercial entities with agents can bring in a maximum of 45 liters for sampling, but Canada’s laws allow travelers to carry in just 1.5 liters of wine. That’s more generous than the single liter allowed by the U.S., but with higher duties for amounts over and above the basic allowance. “It took some time to figure out all of the different ways we could bring the wine in, what was the best option, so it’s been a bit of a challenge,” said Allison Markin, a Penticton-based blogger who is working with Tourism Penticton as local liaison for the conference organizers, Red Lodge, Mont.-based Zephyr Adventures and California’s Vincent Group Consulting.
Although we have a short summer and hard-to-predict weather, vintners here manage to produce superior wines thanks to coping techniques
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A new wine cork that screws into the bottle is being unveiled. But why is there still so much snobbery in the battle between traditional cork and screw-top?
Following healthy growth during 2010-2011, the Canadian wine market is set to continue to expand, with an average year on year growth of approximately 5%. The.
The Canada-Europe trade talks may be stalled on a number of controversial topics, but in one area -- wines and spirits -- there's been plenty of cheer going around.
MLA who is cedeing seat for by-election hopes to work on alcohol file
LiquorPolicy.com, site discussing liquor policy issues in the U.S. and Canada
What should a bar be? What should a bartender be? How long should it take to make a drink? What makes a good drink, anyway? Where is the men's room? A few answers, guidelines, and pronouncements.
The wines did Canada proud On May 16, over one hundred wines from several dozen Canadian wineries were on display in London at a trade and media tasting at Canada House, Canada’s High Commission on Trafalgar Square.
Beverage makers selling wine, beer and spirits using the freewheeling world of social media are being gently reined in by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.
Just in case you were under the impression that Canadian wine is made solely for and consumed only by Canadians, think again.
Vintners from British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia are embracing effervescence