It is not often that one story touches on two of my passions…Canadian wine…and international trade policy. This is one of the many reasons that the Government of Canada needs to ensure ratification of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement. It became a hot potato during the last election campaign, but with the need for rhetoric past, our new Canadian Ministers should be paying attention to stories like this.
Ice wine is in many ways the origins of the Canadian wine industry. New protections in global trade deals show how the industry and its candied vintages have come of age