Wine industry disappointed with Supreme Court ruling

KELOWNA, April 19, 2018 – The British Columbia Wine Institute and its members today expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on Her Majesty the Queen v. Gerard Comeau. The case challenged...

MEDIA ADVISORY: SUPREME COURT OF CANADA TO RULE ON INTERPROVINCIAL TRADE CASE

KELOWNA, BC (April 18, 2018) – The British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) is looking forward to this week’s ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada on the case “R v Comeau”, which challenges current restrictions...

British Columbia Wine Institute and Okanagan College sign cooperation agreement

For Immediate Release: March 27, 2018 KELOWNA, BC – The British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) and Okanagan College have a new tool in place to guide their cooperation well into the future. “This Memorandum...

MEDIA STATEMENT: Wines of British Columbia pleased to confirm sponsorship with The Big Taste™ Calgary Foodie Festival

February 23, 2018 – The British Columbia Wine Institute is pleased to confirm their sponsorship of Downtown Calgary’s, The Big Taste™ Foodie Festival will be moving forward March 2 through 11, 2018. The Wines...

MEDIA STATEMENT: BC Wine Institute responds to BC wine ban suspension

February 22, 2018 – The BC Wine Institute yesterday notified the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) of its intent to challenge the constitutionality of the Alberta BC wine ban and seek an injunction...

BC Wine Institute to seek injunction to protect BC wineries from Alberta ban

For Immediate Release: February 21, 2018 KELOWNA – Today the British Columbia Wine Institute has notified the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) that it will challenge the constitutionality of the ban imposed by...