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The wine wire: Olympic wines, Brock’s sensory lab, wine & chocolate, cider school rules, Ed Clark’s about-face

Niagara wine

By Rick VanSickle

Getting ready for the Winter Olympics that begin Friday? Should be an exciting 16 days of competition among the world’s best winter Olympians. Continue reading

Wine Wire: McWatters harvests 50th vintage, Cuvée back for 2018, Grape growers celebrate future growth, record turnout for CCOVI lecture series

Canada wine

Hailed as the Okanagan Valley’s great wine pioneer, Harry McWatters marked his 50th vintage on Aug, 28 with the very first crush at the new TIME Winery facility in downtown Penticton. Continue reading

Brock’s first ‘Certificate in Ontario Wine’ online course begins in February

Ontario wine education

Brock University’s continuing education offerings are going digital — and when the Certificate in Ontario Wine online course begins next month, it will also be the Ontario wine industry’s first integrated online program specific to VQA wine. Continue reading

$1.4-million Brock research program tackles climate change and the impact on Canada’s wine industry

Jim Willwerth

Canada’s $6.8 billion grape and wine industry faces several multifaceted challenges in order to sustain its economic impact and meet its growth potential, senior scientists at Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) say. Continue reading

Ontario wine news: VineAlert back, VQA’s take on Vintage 2014, Wine Country Ontario’s taste truck, Icewine Fest details, Tony Aspler’s new wine book

B333BVSIAAEt2VcWith another tough winter predicted, Brock scientists are once again helping grape growers prepare for the fight with the VineAlert program. We also have news on the VQA’s take on the 2014 Ontario wine vintage, Wine Country Ontario’s tasting truck, details on the Niagara Icewine Festival and a cool new book from Tony Aspler. Continue reading

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