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The man who built Vincor calls sale of Constellation Brands Canada to Canadians ‘very good news’

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The shocking announcement today that the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has bought Constellation Brands Canada, the Canadian operation of the drinks giant Constellation Brands, for approximately $1.03 billion, could be good news for the Canadian wine industry. Continue reading

Hey, Blue Jays, up your “champagne” game, plus Vintages Oct. 15 highlights, new Nyarai, Ravine Peach Cider, La Crema and more

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Vintages releases a fairly robust lineup of Niagara wines on Oct. 15, just in time to load up for the mighty Blue Jays’ run for the World Series. Continue reading

One man’s love affair with wine

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When I heard that St. Catharines resident Larry Horne had penned a book recounting his experiences with wine, I had one thought — who better to capture the infectious hold this ancient beverage can have on one’s life. Continue reading

Mysterious suitor for Canadian wine giant? Van wine fest features Canada, Cuvee 2017, winemaker changes, local wine books …

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As the calendar changes to October and the mad rush begins to get the rest of the grape harvest in tanks and barrels from B.C. to Ontario, there is no shortage in Canadian wine news and several ch-ch-changes in the industry. Continue reading

B.C. Wine Awards: The results, the judging, the touring and the yurts (yes, the yurts!)

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PENTICTON, B.C. — The thing about the Okanagan Valley, aside from its stunning beauty, is its inability to stand pat. The vistas morph right before your eyes as more and more patches of green vineyards are carved out of the of the valley’s most unlikely landscape. Continue reading

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