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BC Wine Law

Make no mistake, buying a bottle or two of wine in a supermarket in BC is a big deal, to both consumers and producer. more »

Apr 10, 2016 12:00 AM Wine

Dec 3, 2015 2:17 PM Wine

Harvest is a time of change in the agriculture and winery business. Crops are brought in from the field and sold or transformed into a finished product. more »

Dec 2, 2015 12:00 AM Financial

Recently, a small group of BC wineries spoke out against recent changes to new provincial laws that open up new sales channels to 100%-BC grown and produced wines. more »

Sep 30, 2015 12:02 PM Funding and Press Releases

Buying Wine

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One of the positive aspects of BC wine law reform is the introduction of liquor sales and marketing at Farmers’ Markets. more »

Jun 9, 2015 2:37 PM Wine

Inside this issue, we profile Davison Orchards, you’ll see how one business brought sustainability and diversification into their family farm. We have updates on BC wine law, blueberry research in the Fraser Valley and more. more »

Jun 9, 2015 1:24 PM Issues

Dozens of Farmers' Markets in BC will now allow the sale of locally produced wine, beer and spirits. The big question for producers is, how to get in on this opportunity. more »

Apr 10, 2015 3:03 PM Features

Year-in-Review - what's happened in 2014 in fruit and wine! Exclusive Interview with Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Norm Letnick and BCFGA president, Fred Steele, BC Wine Acreage report, Comings and Goings in the wine industry and more . . . more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM Issues

Pouring at Garagiste

Jennifer Schell

You’ve heard the term, but it’s hard to find a place to try their wine. The name garagiste (GAR-aH-jeest ) comes from France and describes winemakers who do things a little differently, those who take risks and make small case lots. more »

Dec 4, 2014 11:55 AM Wine

Interprovincial Trade Barriers When will they come down? more »

Oct 1, 2014 1:59 PM Wine

Sandra Oldfield

Michael Botner

Big changes are coming for BC Liquor Laws; perhaps the biggest changes since prohibition was repealed in 1921. more »

Apr 9, 2014 11:49 AM Wine

If the BC Wine Institute gets its way, you’ll soon be able to go to the grocery store to pick up some eggs, a loaf of bread, some milk ... and a 2011 Cabernet Franc. more »

Apr 9, 2014 10:30 AM News

Good news announced today for the support in the near future for locally produced craft beer, wine, cider and spirits to be sold at BC Farmers' Markets by Premier Christy Clark. more »

Dec 11, 2013 4:00 AM News

BC’s Attorney General is currently reviewing a wide-ranging proposal to modernize BC’s liquor laws. The results could have profound impacts on wineries, brew pubs and distilleries. more »

Dec 4, 2013 1:24 PM Features

2013 Year in Review. Looking back at the year reveals a mixed bag of events, announcements and approvals that point to positive progress for most stakeholders in the B.C. wine industry. more »

Dec 4, 2013 12:06 PM Wine

Miles Prodan

Michael Botner

If the 2013 Wine Law in B.C. conference is any indication, organizers will have to consider increasing it from one day to two, and adding more space for participants. more »

Apr 8, 2013 3:13 PM Wine 1 Comments

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