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Product Recall

St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, May 3, 2017 - The Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC) is issuing a recall of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin Sku #11511 – 1.14L after consultation with Bacardi Canada because the actual alcohol content does not match the alcohol declared on the label.

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NLC and fasdNL Celebrate International FASD Awareness Day 
NLC donates $10,000 to fasdNLSt. John’s, NL, September 9, 2014 – NLC held a special ceremony this morning at Howley Estates Liquor Store to present a cheque of $10,000 to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Newfoundland & Labrador (fasdNL). more >> 

Famous Newfoundland Screech Rum Wins Awards
St. John’s, NL, June 24, 2014 – Newfoundland Screech Rum is delighted to share its most recent successes – in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Screech won a Gold medal in Las Vegas, NV at the annual convention of Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA), a trade association representing 80 percent of the total U.S. wine and spirits market. The Judging Panel and criteria for the Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition is managed by The Tasting Panel magazine, one of the most widely circulated trade publications in the beverage industry. more >>

NLC President and CEO Steve Winter named Top 50 CEO
St. John’s, NL – Friday, May 16, 2014 Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC) President and CEO, Steve Winter, was once again named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEO’s  at the 16th Annual Top 50 CEO Awards Gala in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Wednesday, May 14th.  more >>

Wake Up Call Breakfast St. John’s raises Over $100,000
in support of Prostate Cancer
St. John’s, NL: The inaugural Wake Up Call Breakfast St. John’s presented by Prostate Cancer Canada, in partnership with the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation, at the Delta St. John’s this morning received outstanding community support with an announcement of over $100,000 raised from this event. The Wake Up Call Breakfast is Canada’s only country-wide business focused breakfast series dedicated to the fight against prostate cancer.  more >>

Screech Rum Wins Double Gold
St. John’s, NL, June 5, 2013 – Famous Newfoundland Screech Rum was awarded a Double Gold Medal at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition held in March 2013. This competition is regarded as the leading gauge for spirits trends and identifying top quality international products. Judged by 34 international judges, Double Gold is the highest award a spirit can attain. Screech achieved this in the category of "Best Gold Rum".  more >>

NLC President and CEO Steve Winter named Top 50 CEO
St. John’s, NL, May 10, 2013 – Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC) is proud to announce that Steve Winter has been named one of the Top 50 CEO’s in Atlantic Canada for the fourth time. This honour was granted to Mr. Winter by Atlantic Business Magazine, which hosts a gala awards dinner each year to recognize tremendous achievements in commerce throughout the region. This year’s awards ceremony was held Wednesday night at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  more >>

NLC Offers Additional AIR MILES reward miles to Encourage Metrobus Customers to ‘Ride Responsibly

NLC Wins Employer of Distinction Award

NLC’s Manufacturing Operation Rock Spirits Signs Contract to Produce Golden Wedding Whisky

NLC Presents Second Annual Whiskies of the World

NLC Liquor Store Hours for Easter Weekend

Media Release - Molson Coors Hurricane Igor Relief Feb 2011

Ronald McDonald House Locally Produced Spirits Donation