Liquor Products

Rum is on the Rise

When Christopher Columbus brought sugarcane cuttings from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean, the tropical climate was ideal for the plant to thrive, resulting in a host of sugar-based industries. Thankfully, both Rhum Agricole and Rum Industriel were part of this economic boom.

The Wine Region of Rioja

Snaking through the north west of Spain is the Ebro River and its tributaries. It is along here that the pilgrims traversed the Santiago de Compostela,and for over a thousand years vines have been nurtured…

Is it really vodka?

With the wide range of craft vodkas being produced in BC, it’s interesting to ask, “Are these really vodkas or should the Canadian definition of vodka be changed?” According to Canadian Food and Drug Regulations

Consumers are more health conscious than they have been ever before. Organic food is experiencing a boom, and many people are choosing diets that feature less meat, more vegetables, and are completely free of gluten, additives, and artificial preservatives. It was just a matter of time until exotic alcoholic drinks came under scrutiny from those customers who want to moderate their intake.

Wheat Beer

Almost always offered as a crisp, refreshing summer brew, wheat beer is one of those styles, which has so many different beers within it, that saying ‘Bring me a wheat beer’ in a bar is like saying ‘Bring me a plate of food’ in a restaurant. With so many variations, from traditional German

Craft Ciders

In a sea of a thousand cideries spanning North America, a small but determined group from BC are taking the market by storm, and attracting the attention of discerning consumers.

BC’s Island Wines

There are currently 50 wineries between Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, which are two separate Designated Viticultural Areas (DVA). Most of the wineries in this coastal region lie in the Cowichan Valley, 50 km from Victoria.