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Provincial Vodka Partners with Craft Spirits Cooperative as Import Partner for the US

Canadian Radouga Distilleries has partnered with importer Craft Spirits Cooperative of San Francisco, CA to begin move into the California market and beyond

“When it comes to vodka, there’s no difference in what people want whether they are in Canada or the US.  They all want great product.  And that’s what we will give them.”

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (PRWEB) June 1, 2016

Radouga Distilleries, located in Blaine Lake, SK, is proud to announce their strategic partnership with Craft Spirits Cooperative to begin its product offering in the US.

This the first international venture for the company, offering its internationally award winning Provincial Vodka to US distributors.

Provincial Vodka, the company’s flagship product, created by distillery founder, Paul Riben, leads the charge. Medal wins at international competitions held in the US let the company know that it was time to venture outside of Canada.

“When it comes to vodka, there’s no difference in what people want whether they are in Canada or the US.  They all want great product.  And that’s what we will give them.”

The team at Craft Spirits Cooperative provides a combination of Import and Distribution, Sales, and Marketing aspects.  As a partner that can offer the scalability that a product set new to the US market can grow with, the choice was easy for Radouga Distilleries.

Provincial Vodka is the first Radouga product available in the US.  Radouga Distilleries is confident that, together with the level of local, national, and international acknowledgement, Provincial Vodka and the rest of the company’s product line will continue to gain interest from prospective distributors and agency partners across the US and elsewhere.

About Craft Spirits Cooperative:
A select portfolio of independent craft beverages from around the world working together to introduce our products throughout the United States.  We offer Import, Distribution Logistics, Marketing, and Sales services for our clients.

For more information, visit http://www.craftspiritscoop.com

Locations, owners announced for 50 private liquor stores

Former SLGA employees to operate 6 stores

By Tory Gillis, CBC News Posted: Nov 23, 2016 12:07 PM CT Last Updated: Nov 23, 2016 6:10 PM CT

The Saskatchewan government has announced the list of store locations and owners involved in the major privatization overhaul of its liquor system.

 

Successful proponents have been selected for 50 private and privatized liquor stores.

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Sask. slashes taxes for craft and regional beer brewers

SLGA minister said Alberta tax increase forced change

By Courtney Markewich, CBC News Posted: Oct 27, 2016 6:14 PM CT Last Updated: Oct 27, 2016 6:14 PM CT

It will soon be easier for brewers in Saskatchewan to sell more beer.

On Thursday, the provincial government announced that the markup structure for beer manufacturers will change on Nov. 1.

Jeremy Harrison, minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, explained that a big part of the change was due to Alberta’s increase in taxes on out-of-province brewers.

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Allan Herman serves up draught at Wild Rose Brewery's Currie Barracks taproom Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015.

New Brunswick prosecution service to take cross-border beer battle to Supreme Court

Gerard Comeau, who was charged with illegally importing beer and liquor from Quebec, was absolved of the charges in April.

A spirited battle over the right to bring beer across provincial borders could have broad national trade implications.

Acquittal of cross-border beer shopper still stands

N.B. Court of Appeal won’t hear province’s appeal, Supreme Court may be next

By Jacques Poitras, CBC News Posted: Oct 21, 2016 5:50 PM AT Last Updated: Oct 21, 2016 5:50 PM AT

New Brunswick’s cross-border beer bust case could be headed for the Supreme Court of Canada.

The New Brunswick Court of Appeal has decided not to hear the New Brunswick government's appeal of the acquittal of Gerard Comeau, but did not give any reasons for the decision.

Border booze case goes before New Brunswick Court of Appeal

Province is appealing acquittal of man on charge of importing too much alcohol on constitutional grounds

By Alan White, Julianne Hazlewood, CBC News Posted: Oct 13, 2016 8:00 AM AT Last Updated: Oct 13, 2016 2:16 PM AT

New Brunswick’s highest court has reserved decision on whether it should hear the border booze case instead of the Court of Queen’s Bench.

Gerard Comeau was all smiles after a judge dismissed a charge against him of bringing too much alcohol into New Brunswick from Quebec because it violated free trade provisions in the Constitution.