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$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

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

I love the smell of Riesling in the morning! Brock’s Experts Tasting tackles Ontario’s most important grape varieties in a retrospective tasting

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This is the most useless, obvious, ridiculous, innate, shallow, over-stated and silly statement I have ever made (and the bar is already pretty low on that, I’ll admit), but … Continue reading

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