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Becoming Canadian again: The long and winding road for Arterra Wines Canada (and the ‘exciting’ path going forward)

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By Rick VanSickle

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — On June 1, 2006, the astronomical rise of Canada’s largest wine company came crashing down to Earth. Continue reading

Canadian wines take centre stage at Vintages Saturday, plus the birth of Arterra, and West Avenue cider reviews

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By Rick VanSickle

Are you getting excited? Are you ready to rock the Canada 150 celebrations on July 1? Do you have your cellar stocked with Canadian wines? We can help with that. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: Crafting a blueprint for success for the next generation of winemakers

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By Del Rollo

As I reflect on the past, present and future of Canadian wine there are many fond memories and emotions that come to mind. Continue reading

The ‘provocative’ new Arterra wines from Niagara’s Jackson-Triggs: The artistry of the winemaker

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We’ve all been there. Get up. Shower. Coffee. Drag yourself to work . Drive back home. Dinner. Sleep. Repeat. It can feel like an endless rut (even for a winemaker from time to time). Sometimes a little spark, a little burst of something outside of the daily routine can change everything. Continue reading

UPDATED with Karl Kaiser comments: Constellation Canadian wine company deal ‘a good thing for the industry,’ says Harry McWatters

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It was a decade ago that the shocking news was delivered: On June 1, 2006, Canada’s largest and most successful wine company Vincor was officially sold to the gigantic American company Constellation Brands for $36.50 a share plus a 15% dividend. Continue reading

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