Windsor, ON - I had the pleasure of attending the BrewGals event on June 23rd at Craftheads and was impressed by the turnout. There had to be at least thirty beer-loving women in the group and the poor bartender struggled to keep up with the demand. Craftheads has a massive list of unique craft beer choices, so I kind of appreciated the long line-up. I needed time to make a decision.Read More
Windsor, On. -The craft beer craze has taken off in Windsor and there are now several local breweries and pubs offering their own brand of high-quality beers. When the trend first surfaced, I had absolutely no interest in craft beer, since I had always preferred wine. It’s a common gender stereotype that beer is for men and wine is for women. I knew very few women who preferred beer, so I never gave it much consideration.Read More
Craft Beer Passports are now on sale, providing beer lovers with even greater incentive to explore Toronto’s eclectic craft beer scene! Using their Passport, passport holders can choose one $2.00 craft beer (12oz.), from a list of three, at participating bars across Toronto between June 1st to November 30th.Read More
Amherstburg, Ont. - Essex County is about to experience its first craft distillery with the opening of Wolfhead Distillery at 7781 Howard Ave. Wolfhead is hiring for a variety of positions, from the tasting room with food and beverage service to our premium production/warehouse facility.Read More
Ontario inCraft is proud to be initiating a monthly, organized group in Windsor & Essex County entitled “BrewGals - Windsor Women’s Craft Collective”
This is the first for the area and the group plans to meet once a month and support local women’s charities. The group plans on discussing beer education and different brew styles, exploring food pairings and enjoying a social night out once a month. Each meeting will be focused around various craft beverages that are offered in the region. BrewGals will be contributing content to Ontario inCraft Magazine and has an open, free membership to women in the Windsor & Essex County region.
Toronto, ON – Muddy York Brewing Co. is pleased to announce the grand opening of their retail bottle shop on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016. After several successful pop-ups and occasionally supplying beer by appointment, they will now be opening their doors on a consistent basis supplying bottles, growlers and merchandise to the beer loving public.
Ontario Craft Brewers today acknowledged the Ontario government for its industry support in the 2016 provincial budget. Government announced that it will extend funding for the Microbrewery Strategy for a total of $1.4 million over two years.Read More
Colio Estate Wines earlier this week announced that it has purchased Thornbury Village Cidery Inc. of Canada Inc., located in Thornbury Village, Ontario, a leading producer of award-winning, premium Ontario craft ciders and beer. The deal will enhance Colio Estate Wines portfolio through winning entries in the fast growing Ontario craft cider and beer categories.Read More
Ontario is increasing choice and convenience for consumers and supporting fruit wine and cider producers by making fruit wine and cider, along with wine, available on the shelves of up to 300 independent and large grocery stores.Read More
PicoBrew, the Seattle, Washington company that makes the Zymatic all grain brewing appliance finding favour with craft breweries for pilot batch production, has opened up a Canadian sales office in Toronto.Read More
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announces that applications will be accepted from February 5th - February 25th for producers and March 4th - March 24th for processors for cost share funding. Read how Wellington Brewery utilized funding here.
Tecumseh, Ontario, (Nov. 5) – The name is FRANK. And it’s the newest member of the burgeoning craft beer industry in Windsor-Essex. Founded by local restaurateur Shane Meloche, FRANK Brewing Co. is reviving the brewing heritage in the town of Tecumseh. “The last time beer was produced here was back around 1956,” says Meloche. “We saw an opportunity to bring the tradition back to life with a unique craft brewery that celebrates our rich past while creating an exciting new era in local brewing.”Read More
Toronto, ON, November 24, 2015 — Henderson Brewing Company announces it is entering Canada’s robust small brewer market with a unique beer experience that is “all Toronto.” Canada’s newest craft beer brewing facility and tap room will be located on Sterling Road in the Lower Junction triangle — one of Toronto’s most-anticipated, up-and-coming areas. It is set to open in Winter/Spring 2016. New Brewery Also Unveils Kickstarter Campaign That Offers Torontonians Beer Subscriptions and Other Innovative RewardsRead More
(Toronto) – Steam Whistle Brewing brings the holiday “Cheers!” with three unique gift ideas perfect for the craft beer lover. The same passion and quality found in every bottle of Steam Whistle’s all-natural Premium Pilsner has been put into each detail of these charming presents.Read More
NORTH BAY, ONTARIO At 4 pm on Wednesday 23 September 2015, the New Ontario Brewing Company will open its doors to the public. An opening ceremony will be held at the brewery’s location at 1881 Cassells Street in North Bay.Read More
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Richmond Hill and surrounding area residents will have a new local choice when heading to their local pubs, restaurants and The Beer Store this summer, with the launch of the Lake Wilcox Brewing Co.’s Mad Quacker Lager.Read More
Craft Beer Passports is on sale now (May 20th), providing beer lovers with an affordable way to explore Toronto’s eclec- tic craft beer scene. Using their Passport, a pass holder can choose one $2/12oz. craft beer, from a list of three, at twenty participating bars across Toronto between June 1st and November 30th.Read More
Windsor, (May 15, 2015) As the anticipation grew throughout the brewery the aging of the Walkerville Barrel Aged Coffee Porter was complete and it was welcomed at the brewery with live entertainment, a packed house and many happy customers.Read More