Wine gaining popularity in sales across Canada

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March 26, 2012 - 10:41am
Liquor store on Albert Street in Regina on Dec. 30, 2011. Karin Yeske/News Talk Radio
Liquor store on Albert Street in Regina on Dec. 30, 2011. Karin Yeske/News Talk Radio

The numbers are out and beer is still the drink of choice for most Canadians but wine is gaining popularity.

Statistics Canada reports alcohol sales were up by nearly five per cent last year compared to 2010 in Saskatchewan.

Beer is holding steady — still making up nearly half of all alcohol sales in the province and across the country but wine sales showed a 5.6 per cent increase.

For a break-down of alcohol sales across Canada click here.

Edited by News Talk Radio’s Adriana Christianson

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