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One Man's Fight to Free Up Canada's Beer and Liquor Laws

One Man's Fight to Free Up Canada's Beer and Liquor Laws | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Beer, wine and liquor consumers, mark your calendars: May 12, 2015 is when new purchasing options may start opening up for you....
 
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Smyth: A few more crazy B.C. booze laws bite the dust

Smyth: A few more crazy B.C. booze laws bite the dust | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
If you want to know how ridiculous B.C. booze laws can get, consider this insane rule from the not-to-distant past: There used to be a regulation that said a golf course couldn’t have a liquor licence unless it met a particularly strict condition: It had to have at least three professionally verified par-four holes.
 
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B.C. government cuts red tape on licensed events

B.C. government cuts red tape on licensed events | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Ski hills and golf courses will more easily and cheaply be able to expand licensed areas
 
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Premox: has the crisis moved to red wine?

Premox: has the crisis moved to red wine? | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Are the premature oxidation woes that beset white Burgundies from the mid-1990s now threatening red wines? A study now casts doubt on the longevity of super-ripe, oaky, low-acid reds. Jane Anson reports
 
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The best wine this side of Burgundy comes from . . . Canada? | The Japan Times

The best wine this side of Burgundy comes from . . . Canada? | The Japan Times | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Jamie Paquin is a man who likes a challenge. Three years ago, the 42-year-old Ontario native opened Heavenly Vines, the world's very first all-Canadian win
 
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The world's most expensive bottles of wine - Telegraph

The world's most expensive bottles of wine - Telegraph | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
With delicate accents, fine noses and a wallet-bursting price tag, these are the wines for the connoisseur unconcerned by such vulgar considerations as money
 
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The new face of B.C. wine: Why Chinese buyers are pouring into the Okanagan's vineyards

The new face of B.C. wine: Why Chinese buyers are pouring into the Okanagan's vineyards | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
China has become the world’s leading market for red wine, and Chinese investors are snapping up wineries in this B.C. valley to supply that demand
 
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British Columbia wine industry slows rate of plantings

British Columbia wine industry slows rate of plantings | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
The vineyards supporting the British Columbia wine industry expanded by 4 percent in the past three years, giving the province 10,260 acres of wine grapes.
 
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Modernize LCBO, sell off smaller utilities for big savings, urges panel | Toronto Star

Modernize LCBO, sell off smaller utilities for big savings, urges panel  | Toronto Star | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Expanding, modernizing LCBO’s retail operations with big-box superstores, niche boutiques, and allowing the sale of 12-packs of beer will find savings of up to $3 billion, says TD Bank chair Ed Clark.
 
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Natural, Organic, Biodynamic: Marketing or Magic?

Natural, Organic, Biodynamic: Marketing or Magic? | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
by Emiliano De Lau... | October 1, 2014 - 10:30am ProWein 2015: Specialist Article No. 1 – October 2014 Following the wishes of most organic...
 
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A Dummy's Guide to Aging Wine

A Dummy's Guide to Aging Wine | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
By Matthew Mullet | 6 days 1 hour ago PhotoValley / Alamy This piece originally appeared on VinePair.com For me, 1995 was a simpler time...
 
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Pinot Noir Is Wine’s Polar Bear

Pinot Noir Is Wine’s Polar Bear | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
The opportunities and challenges that climate change presents to vintners. By Carrie Miller
 
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Time in a Bottle: Can Napa Valley Cabernet Age?

Time in a Bottle: Can Napa Valley Cabernet Age? | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Lettie Teague goes on a California quest to discover whether (relatively) young producers can produce Cabernet Sauvignon that grows old gracefully.
 
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Italy's winemakers plan to defy EU label law - The Local

Italy's winemakers plan to defy EU label law - The Local | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Italian winemakers are planning to defy a new European law demanding they exclude their wine’s particular geographic origins from the label, arguing that the move will heavily impact businesses already struggling to survive.
 
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For B.C. vineyards, knowing how to sell is half the battle

For B.C. vineyards, knowing how to sell is half the battle | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it

#With the explosion in the number of vineyards, marketing has become increasingly difficult.

 
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Spanish Wine and Art - Good Food Revolution | Good Food Revolution

Spanish Wine and Art - Good Food Revolution | Good Food Revolution | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it

 

 

 
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The new face of B.C. wine: Why Chinese buyers are pouring into the Okanagan's vineyards

The new face of B.C. wine: Why Chinese buyers are pouring into the Okanagan's vineyards | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
China has become the world’s leading market for red wine, and Chinese investors are snapping up wineries in this B.C. valley to supply that demand

 

 
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Golden Mile Bench finally a VQA reality for B.C. wine

Golden Mile Bench finally a VQA reality for B.C. wine | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
The British Columbia Wine Authority announced recently it would recommend the Minister of Agriculture approve the province’s first sub-geographical indication under the name of the Golden Mile Bench.
 
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Where World Wine Collectors Find Their Unicorns

Where World Wine Collectors Find Their Unicorns | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
For those who invest in a good wine collection, it's the rarity that matters most. A look at some of the rarest vintages around, some priced over $20,000 a bottle.
 
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B.C. grocery stores to sell booze next spring, but many will lose out | BC Business

B.C. grocery stores to sell booze next spring, but many will lose out | BC Business | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Big box retailers and convenience stores will not be allowed to sell alcohol
The B.C. government has announced new details for the sale of all types of liquor in grocery stores, starting in spring 2015. Grocery stores of a minimum 10,000 square feet (for reference, the Urban Fare stores in downtown Vancouver are around 20,000 square feet) that generate 75 per cent of their sales from food products will be allowed to sell beer, wine and liquor. 
 
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Parliamentary wine contest a cruel joke, says B.C. winery owner

Parliamentary wine contest a cruel joke, says B.C. winery owner | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Special rules allow MPs to buy B.C. wine unavailable to public CBC News Posted: Oct 03, 2014 8:46 AM PT Last Updated: Oct 03, 2014...
 
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