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A case of Canadian wine on Palate Press – and thoughts on the Canadian Wine brand

Busy week on the blogging front for me, as I contributed a sizeable article on Canadian wines for Palate Press, and started The Food Case, the companion food blog to The Wine Case. And that’s not counting the amount of tinkering involved from moving The Wine Case to its new winecase.ca address. Energy-consuming, for sure, [...]
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Wine and the electoral process

In times of political campaigns, politics can seep into just about any part of life. It may even get into your wine. For at least one Chilean wine producer, as I found out on Twitter, thanks to wine educator Bruce Cass, the ricochet from recent political events is rather stupefying. The name of the wine? Palin [...]
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Canadians Love Wine More

While beer remains the alcoholic drink of choice of Canadians, wine has been gaining consistently over the last ten years, according to the latest figures from Statistic Canada. Between 1997 and 2007, the market share for beer has gone down from 52% to 47%, while wine increased its share from 21% to 28% (spirits went [...]
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