Canadian Multinational Alcoholic Beverages Company
We are Canada’s leading beverage alcohol company with an outstanding portfolio of premium brands.
We are proud of being a responsible producer and marketer of beverage alcohol, and we champion responsible consumption as part of a balanced lifestyle.
Explore a selection of our ALCOHL brands and see some of the stories that inspired them.
History of Winemaking
The earliest archaeological evidence of wine produced from grapes was found at sites in: China (c. 7000 BC), Georgia (c. 6000BC), Iran (c. 5000 BC), Greece (c. 4500 BC), and Sicily (c. 4000 BC). The oldest evidence of wine production has been found in Armenia (c. 4100 BC).
History of Beer
Beer is one of the oldest drinks humans have produced, dating back to at least the 5th millennium BC in Iran, and was recorded in the written history of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia and spread throughout the world.
History of Distillation
Early evidence of distillation comes from Akkadian tablets dated circa 1200 BC describing perfumery operations, providing textual evidence that an early, primitive form of distillation was known to the Babylonians of ancient Mesopotamia.
Early evidence of distillation also comes in the 1st century, alchemists working in Alexandria, Roman Egypt. Distilled water was described in the 2nd century AD by Alexander of Aphrodisias. Alchemists in Roman Egypt were using a distillation alembic or still device in the 3rd century.
In 1500, German alchemist Hieronymus Braunschweig published Liber de arte destillandi (The Book of the Art of Distillation). The first book solely dedicated to the subject of distillation.
Canadian Wine Consumption
Canadians enjoy more than 1.2 billion glasses or 247 million bottles of wine produced by the Canadian wine industry each year. Every bottle of wine made in Canada contributes $36.54 to the domestic economy.
AWARDS FOR WINE - GLOBAL RECOGNITION
ALCOHL Brand Ambassadors - D'ENFORCAS
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
- 3x TOP SOCA RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR – CARIBBEAN ENTERTAINMENT & MUSIC AWARDS
- 2012 SOCA DJ OF THE YEAR – STYLUS DJ AWARDS
- 2012 DJ COALITION OF THE YEAR (HEAVY HITTERS) – GLOBAL SPIN AWARDS 5x NOMINEE for
- INTERNATIONAL SOCA DJ OF THE YEAR – INTERNATIONAL SOCA AWARDS
- Catch them Every Sunday from 5-8pm on G 98.7fm playing the BEST in SOCA.
D’Enforcas have toured all across the Globe from Finland to Guadeloupe performing alongside some of the biggest names in urban entertainment such as Beyoncé, Drake, Lauryn Hill, D’Angelo, Nas, 2 Chainz and more! They also have helped to make Soca music mainstream and changed the landscape of Toronto’s Urban Nightlife Scene mastering the term “Resident Soca DJ”.
In fact, for several years, Bass Line of D'Enforcas performed with International Soca Star Shurwayne Winchester as his Official Tour DJ. D’Enforcas have also been recognized internationally for producing official remixes for some of the most prominent Soca artists in the World such as: Machel Montano, Bunji Garlin, Fay-ann Lyons, Iwer George, Umi Marcano, Shal Marshall and more.
In 2012, D’ENFORCAS received the honour of being asked to join the World’s BEST DJ Crew – THE HEAVY HITTERS FAMILY by the Legendary DJ ENUFF from New York (tour DJ of Notorious B.I.G); making them the first DJs in Canada & the first SOCA DJs in the world to receive this honour.