News

Jan
07

World-class wineries make inaugural visit to Vancouver

2016-01-07

VANCOUVER — Later this month, for the first time ever, Vancouver will be one of only ten North American cities to host a highly exclusive event featuring dozens of the world's top winery owners from Bordeaux, France.

On Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux... Read More

Nov
23

Share a bear and spread cheer this holiday season

2015-11-23

VANCOUVER — The twin teddy bears are back for the annual Share-a-Bear campaign which launches this week in BC Liquor Stores throughout the province.

From now until Christmas, BC Liquor Stores customers can purchase a set of twin pandas for $12.50, and one of the twins will be... Read More

Nov
20

BC Liquor Stores offer new exposure for local microbreweries

2015-11-20

VANCOUVER — In an effort to better meet customer demand for craft beer products, BC Liquor Stores have been given the green light to work with their closest microbreweries to expand local offerings on their shelves.

To tailor each store's selection of microbrewery products to its... Read More

Nov
17

Unibroue beer and Quebec food truck to arrive at BC Liquor Store

2015-11-17

VANCOUVER — For the first time in British Columbia, Unibroue — a popular Quebec brewery — will release 101 limited-edition bottles that have made their way to Vancouver and will be paired with fare from a travelling food truck.

The six-litre bottles of La Fin du Monde... Read More

Nov
02

BC Liquor Stores to release sought-after spirits this weekend

2015-11-02

VANCOUVER —An extensive array of extremely old and rare scotches and fine whiskies from around the globe are just part of this year's Premium Spirit Release this Saturday, Nov. 7, at 30 BC Liquor Stores throughout the province.

The Premium Spirit Release — widely considered... Read More

Oct
27

BC Liquor Stores raise over $70,000 for Syrian relief

2015-10-27

VANCOUVER —British Columbians supported Red Cross emergency relief efforts in Syria with generous in-store donations at BC Liquor Stores of more than $70,000.

In the wake of escalating violence in Syria, BC Liquor Stores collected donations from Sept. 16 to Oct. 17, 2015, on behalf... Read More

Sep
28

Highly anticipated annual Bordeaux wine release just days away

2015-09-28

VANCOUVER — An extensive selection of the finest 2012 vintage Bordeaux wines will be available in BC Liquor Stores throughout the province later this week as part of the annual Bordeaux release.

Each year, the highly anticipated event attracts wine enthusiasts and collectors... Read More

Sep
16

BC Liquor Stores bolster provincial efforts for Syrian relief

2015-09-16

VANCOUVER - As the dire humanitarian crisis in Syria intensifies, concerned British Columbians can now support Red Cross emergency relief efforts by making donations in BC Liquor Stores throughout the province.

 

Recognizing the gravity of the situation in Syria - where... Read More

Sep
11

British Columbians donate nearly $102,000 for B.C. wildfires victims

2015-09-11

VANCOUVER - In the wake of raging wildfires, BC Liquor Stores' customers and employees came together to help support Red Cross relief efforts for victims of the recent Rock Creek and Oliver wildfires to the tune of almost $102,000.

 

To help support South Okanagan community... Read More

Sep
09

BC Liquor Distribution Branch recalls Smirnoff Ice products

2015-09-09

VANCOUVER - In the interest of customer safety, the BC Liquor Distribution Branch is recalling four types of Smirnoff Ice coolers due to concerns over possible glass contamination.

 

The move comes after the product's supplier, Diageo Canada, voluntarily recalled several... Read More

Aug
19

BC Liquor Stores accepting donations to help wildfire victims

2015-08-19

VANCOUVER – As wildfires continue to destroy property and force residents from their homes in Rock Creek and Oliver, BC Liquor Store customers can now support Red Cross relief efforts for fire victims by donating in stores throughout the province.

To help those impacted by wildfires,... Read More

Jun
15

BC Liquor Stores collect over $208,000 for Nepal Relief

2015-06-15

VANCOUVER - BC Liquor Stores customers and employees have donated more than $208,000 to help support Red Cross earthquake relief efforts in Nepal.

The donation bolsters a $300,000 emergency relief contribution that the B.C. government provided to the Canadian Red Cross after the... Read More

Feb
25

Support Dry Grad campaign funds local celebrations

2015-02-25

VANCOUVER – Starting today, British Columbians are invited to support local dry graduation celebrations by donating at participating BC Liquor Stores throughout the province.

 

All donations collected between now and March 31, 2015, will help fund alcohol-free events and... Read More

Feb
02

Liquor Distribution Branch named one of B.C.’s top employers

2015-02-02

VANCOUVER – This year marks the seventh consecutive year the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has been named one of B.C.’s top employers.

 

Since 2009, the LDB has been a member of the prestigious BC’s Top Employers list – a competition organized by... Read More