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Category: CanadaWINE150 (page 1 of 2)

A series from Canadian wine industry leaders on the future of wine in Canada leading up to the nation’s 150th birthday.

CanadaWINE150: Wine writer Gary Killops’ EPIC adventure from Spumante Bambino to a love affair with Ontario wines

Canadian wine

By Gary Killops

For me, it started with Spumante Bambino. It was sweet, bubbly and most importantly it was affordable. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: For Donald Triggs ‘the wonder of wine is the wonder of life itself’

Canada wine

Intro: Donald Triggs is a giant of the Canadian wine industry, a deal maker and visionary who in 1989 set in motion the framework to create the nation’s largest wine company, Vincor, that still thrives today with wine properties across the country and world under new ownership and a new name — Constellation Brands (once U.S.-owned, but the Canadian properties are now back into the hands of Canadians). Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: Returning to our roots one vineyard (or hopyard) at a time

Canada wine

By Jeffrey Pinhey

HALIFAX — The lifestyles and type of communities that evolve in wine growing regions connect people to the land, now perhaps more than at any time in our lives. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: From Baby Duck to international acclaim

Canadian wine

By Shawn McCormick

OTTAWA — You might say I am infatuated with Canadian wine. But don’t worry, I’m currently quite proud of that label! Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: Leaving a healthy legacy for the “next generation” top priority for this Okanagan trailblazer

Canada wine

By Christine Coletta

SUMMERLAND, B.C. — Over the 30 years that I have been in or around the wine industry I have absorbed quite a lot of information, but the more I know, the more I know I need to learn. Continue reading

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