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

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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

No rest for these wine veterans: McWatters, Triggs helping shape the Okanagan Valley

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It fascinates me that two of this country’s most noted wine industry leaders continue to play such an important role long after the company they helped build was acquired by an American company. Continue reading

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

Lunch with a legend: Donald Triggs living large on B.C.’s Golden Mile Bench (reviews for Culmina and Tinhorn Creek)

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When Canadian wine legend Donald Triggs sends an invite for lunch you simply say what time and rearrange whatever else you have going on that day and show up with bells on. Continue reading

Donald Triggs looks beyond B.C. to bring his Culmina wines to Ontario; plus new wines from the Okanagan’s Haywire and Tinhorn Creek

mainDonald Triggs and his daughter Sara, above photo, are working on only their second vintage of Culmina wines and have already set their sights well beyond the B.C. border. Continue reading

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