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

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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

Hot off the grape vine: CCOVI’s milestone birthday, new LCBO boss, Ontario grape prices rise, cider now in grocery stores

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Dec. 11, 1996 — Brock University establishes the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute. Bill Cade (centre), Brock’s Dean of Math and Science, is flanked by (from left) grape and wine industry leaders Bruce Walker, Donald Ziraldo, John Neufeld and John Howard.

A round up of news that has an impact on the Ontario wine industry from news releases sent to Wines In Niagara. Continue reading

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

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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

CCOVI warns Ontario grape growers of impending deep freeze

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Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) is warning Ontario wineries to take whatever precautions they can during the upcoming cold spell about to hit the province this weekend. Continue reading

Another cruel Ontario winter causing potentially wide-spread grape bud damage

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The recent cold snap in Ontario has had a potentially devastating effect on grape vines — the second winter in a row for wide-spread bud damage. Continue reading

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