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Brave New World: How the new model for beer and wine retailing in Ontario could look

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When the Liberal government stands up to deliver its budget at Queen’s Park in the next couple of weeks a brave new world will be unveiled for Ontario residents who have lived under the stubborn smouldering ashes of post-Prohibition for nine decades. Continue reading

What about us, Ed Clark? Does the consumer factor into your plan to modernize booze retailing in Ontario (a video)

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Dear, Ed Clark
As the man in charge of modernizing liquor retail in Ontario you have a tough job. You have to consider all avenues to come up with the right solution. I urge you to consider us, the consumer.  This video is for you. Continue reading

Deep Freeze in Wine Country: Putting grape bud survival rates into perspective

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Ontario is in the midst of yet another deep freeze this week, with the worst of it coming Wednesday, at least in Niagara, with lows predicted to approach -30 C. Continue reading

Another cruel Ontario winter causing potentially wide-spread grape bud damage

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The recent cold snap in Ontario has had a potentially devastating effect on grape vines — the second winter in a row for wide-spread bud damage. Continue reading

Increased wine imports not good news for Canada’s wine producers

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With VINEXPO releasing its 12th study of the world wine and spirits market, with an outlook to 2018, there are many reasons to smile – if you are a wine exporter. Continue reading

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