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Feb 25, 2015, 08:00 ET Canada Wine Pavilion at ProWein 2015

-15 wine producers from two Canadian provinces will exhibit at international trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany - NIAGARA, ON, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian wineries from Ontario and British Columbia ...


Oct 22, 2014, 18:25 ET Wine Council of Ontario names new President

NIAGARA, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Wine Council of Ontario is pleased to announce that Richard Linley will be taking over the helm as President of the non-profit trade association, which...


Aug 21, 2014, 16:33 ET C.D. Howe report findings support Wine Council's model for private wine shops

The recently released report by the C.D. Howe Institute calling for major change in Ontario's alcohol retailing system agrees with the Wine Council of Ontario's position that lack of competition is...


Jun 19, 2014, 09:47 ET Wine Country Ontario rolls into a town near you this summer

NIAGARA, ON, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Wine Country Ontario hits the road this summer in its shiny new retro-fitted truck, taking the wine tasting experience directly to consumers across Ontario. Dubbed...


Jun 10, 2014, 14:09 ET Visa Infinite cardholders to enjoy exclusive winery experiences in Ontario Wine Country this summer

NIAGARA, ON, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Back by popular demand, Wine Country Ontario and Visa Canada have collaborated for another year to offer cardholders wine country experiences that will exceed the...


May 22, 2014, 10:20 ET Pairs Perfectly Campaign Building Momentum

- Pairs Perfectly Campaign builds momentum, launches second radio ad this week VINELAND, ON, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Candidates in over 85 ridings so far have been told by their constituents that they...


May 16, 2014, 07:00 ET Hot Off The Presses…The 2014 Wine Country Ontario Travel Guide has more winery listings than ever

The guide showcases 107 wineries and makes travel planning easy NIAGARA, ON, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - As the wine-touring season swings into high gear, Wine Country Ontario has just released its highly...


May 13, 2014, 08:00 ET Consumers to Enter the Debate on Wine Sales

Pairs Perfectly Campaign to encourage voices to be heard in Provincial Election VINELAND, ON, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Giving consumers voice in this election is the goal of the PairsPerfectly campaign...


Apr 15, 2014, 13:34 ET It's official: Ontario wineries open for business Easter weekend

NIAGARA, ON, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontarians looking for a unique way to celebrate Easter can now add wine tasting and touring to their list of things to do. Wine Country Ontario is pleased to...


Dec 16, 2013, 12:01 ET Early Icewine harvest in Wine Country Ontario starts the festival fever

NIAGARA, ON, Dec. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Icewine harvest had an early start this year as the temperature began to dip to below minus 8˚ Celsius in late November; temperatures that Canadians proudly embrace....


Jun 19, 2013, 16:32 ET Wine Council of Ontario elects new Chair, President of Vineland Estates Winery to promote Ontario Wines

NIAGARA, ON, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - With over 25 years experience in the Canadian wine industry, the incoming Chairman of the Wine Council of Ontario will be using his winemaking roots, marketing...


May 16, 2013, 08:44 ET New Travel Guide Launches with Most Winery Listings Ever

- Available at Ontario wineries now and at www.winecountryontario.ca - NIAGARA, ON, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Award-winning vintages from Ontario wineries have won praise from experts the world over, so...


May 08, 2013, 16:44 ET Ian Baillie, Executive Director of the BC Alliance of Beverage Licensees to speak at Economic Club tomorrow, Thursday May 9th:

Private Wine Stores in Ontario would boost economy, improve choice TORONTO, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - As Ontarians prepare for the next provincial election, competing visions of how to best retail...


May 07, 2013, 07:02 ET Media Advisory - Ian Baillie, Executive Director of the BC Alliance of Beverage Licensees to speak at Economic Club Thursday May 9th

Private Wine Stores in Ontario would boost economy, improve choice TORONTO, May 7, 2013 /CNW/ - As Ontarians prepare for the next provincial election, competing visions of how to best retail...


Jan 29, 2013, 12:08 ET Wine Country Ontario Wins Coveted International Tourism Marketing Award

Wins Award from Drinks International for its Leadership for Ontario's Industry VINELAND, ON, Jan. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Wine Country Ontario has been recognized as an international leader in the marketing ...


Jan 16, 2013, 09:30 ET Cheers to privately-owned wine shops say majority of Ontarians

76% agree with privately-owned wine shops that are government licensed; Majority oppose expanding sale of alcohol to corner and grocery stores ST. CATHARINES, ON, Jan. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - A majority...


Aug 17, 2012, 14:45 ET Ontario Wine Industry: Leaders in Agri-Food Innovation

Wine Council of Ontario and four Ontario wineries receive Premier's Award VINELAND STATION, ON, Aug. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario's VQA wine industry - which includes those wines that contain only...


Aug 09, 2012, 18:15 ET Visa Infinite Wine Country Experiences launch in Ontario

NIAGARA, ON, Aug. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Wine Country Ontario has teamed up with Visa Infinite to create a unique wine touring program for cardholders. Special benefits include complimentary tastings,...


Jun 01, 2012, 06:00 ET Media Alert: Taste of Wine Country Ontario at Yonge-Dundas Square

New Travel Guide Available TORONTO, June 1, 2012 /CNW/ - What: Wine Country Ontario welcomes Ontarians to get a taste of wine country at Yonge-Dundas Square during the "Discover Ontario" kick-off to...


May 17, 2012, 21:08 ET New Travel Guide ready for Victoria Day Weekend Travelers

Available in Wine Country Ontario and online at winecountryontario.ca NIAGARA, ON, May 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Exploring and discovering Ontario's own wine region is made easier than ever with the new 2012...


Feb 02, 2012, 08:00 ET KPMG: Ontario's VQA Wine Industry a Source of Current and Future Economic Growth

50% Growth in Sales, Added 1300 Jobs Since 2007 VINELAND STATION, ON, Feb. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario's VQA wine industry - which includes those wineries that contain only locally-grown grapes with no...


Dec 02, 2010, 12:35 ET Ontario MPPs compete in 2010 VQA Restaurant Challenge

Contest to increase restaurants showcasing Ontario VQA wine NIAGARA, ON, Dec. 2 /CNW/ - The Wine Council of Ontario launched today the "2010 VQA Restaurant Challenge" - a program that calls for...


Dec 01, 2010, 15:03 ET MEDIA ALERT - WINE COUNCIL OF ONTARIO LAUNCHES "VQA Restaurant Award
Challenge" to MPPs

MPP AND MEDIA TASTING TORONTO, Dec. 1 /CNW/ - WHAT: The Wine Council of Ontario continues its efforts to recognize licensees who passionately embrace Ontario VQA wines with its annually awarded VQA...


Nov 04, 2010, 15:40 ET Top Scores for Ontario Wines in Ottawa

20 Ontario Wineries take home medals NIAGARA, ON, Nov. 4 /CNW/ - On October 2nd at Ottawa's Novotel Hotel, 400 wines were judged in The Ottawa Wine Challenge. All medal winning wines from this...


Oct 07, 2010, 08:52 ET Ontario Wines pair perfectly with Turkey

Ideas from Wine Country Ontario and the Turkey Farmers of Canada NIAGARA, ON, Oct 7 /CNW/ - Whether it's a slow roasted whole turkey, tasty turkey lasagna or trendy turkey sliders, there is no doubt...