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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

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

CanadaWINE150: The endless potential of Canadian wine excites winemaker Nicholson

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By Bruce Nicholson

Over the past 30 plus years of my winemaking career, it is incredible to see where the Canadian wine industry has gone. Continue reading

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

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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