Nova Scotia price policy for local wines to be phased out over four years
Nova Scotia says domestic sales revenue for local wineries was $21 million in 2019
Ontario toasts beverage alcohol sector during COVID-19
Patrons encouraged to support local beverage alcohol producers during Craft Beer Week and Wine Week.
Switching grape varieties helps winemakers adapt to climate change: study
Wine grapes are sensitive to temperature, so many growers have been feeling the effects of a changing climate for decades.
Despite fires, California wine is doing just fine for now
Overall, vintners estimate that the region lost only about 5% of its harvest to fire and smoke.
West Bank winery wants in on ‘Product of Israel’ appeal
Psagot says it was conspicuously left out of the earlier proceedings.
US tariffs on EU goods would include cheese, wine, aircraft
WTO ruled the US could retaliate over illegal aid that the 28-country EU gave to Airbus.
BC wine industry disappointed over coming grocery store sales changes
As part of the USMCA, BC grocers need to make room for US wines.
Quebec liquor store workers turn wine labels around as pressure tactic
Expressing frustration over protracted contract negotiations, workers at the Quebec Liquor Corp. are obscuring wine and liquor bottle labels and price stickers as a protest.
Supreme Court ruling corks BC vintners’ hopes for free trade of Canadian wines
Comeau decision supports provincial legislation that controls liquor supplies and protecting health and safety.
Court challenge coming from BC Wine Institute against Alberta wine ban
Alberta takes in 20% of all bottles produced in BC, making it the province’s biggest customer.
BC challenges Alberta’s ban on wine over pipeline expansion dispute
Salvo is part of a bitter tussle over the expansion of bitumen shipments through the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Notley wants progress within days from feds on BC pipeline dispute
Alberta premier has already suspended talks to buy BC electricity and has banned BC wines.
Trudeau talking to premiers about Trans Mountain pipeline battle
Trying not to get in the middle of the spat but he has reiterated government approved the pipeline and is going to get it built.
Saskatchewan will not ban BC wines in pipeline dispute: Moe
Doesn’t think the dispute will be solved by trade measures that impact consumers and private businesses.
US files second WTO complaint over BC’s wine sales practices
Rules that ban imported wine from grocery store shelves called an unfair advantage.
US dispute over Canadian wine sales restrictions on the NAFTA table
Allowing only BC wines to be sold in grocery stores called discriminatory.
CFIA reverses on flagging wine form West Bank wineries as mislabelled
Food inspection agency had not fully considered the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement.
US challenges wine sales in BC over grocery store access
Government seeks shelf for American winemakers to level the playing field.
New NS wine research lab to be a hub for experts
Will assist growing industry by building knowledge and expertise.
Oz pressuring Canada in TPP for greater wine access
Australia cites gains made by the EU in its CETA agreement.
Europe, China work toward settling their rift on solar panels
EU duties on panels it alleges are dumped set to jump to 47% in August.
China criticizes EU duties on solar panels
Announces anti dumping probe of European wine in dumping squabble