DeLuca discussing Icewine in next CCOVI lecture

Vincenzo DeLuca

Vincenzo DeLuca

Vincenzo DeLuca will give the latest talk in the annual Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture (CCOVI) lecture series.

DeLuca, a Biological Sciences professor, will give the lecture “Icewine grapes are biochemically active between September and harvest.” He will speak on Wednesday, March 7 at 3 p.m. in H313. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

The lecture will be also be broadcast live at

Other upcoming lectures:

Wendy McFadden-Smith
Tender fruit and grape integrated pest management specialist, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
“What we’ve learned about sour rot: An update on research”
Wednesday, March 14

Ralph Brown
Professor, School of Engineering, University of Guelph
“New tools to fine-tune quality harvests”
Wednesday, March 21

Jim Willwerth
Viticulturist, Brock University
“Beating the cold: Best viticulture practices to maximize hardiness”
Wednesday, March 28

George van der Merwe
Associate professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph
“Getting started: Adaptation of wine yeast to early fermentation stress”
Wednesday, April 4

Andy Reynolds
Professor of Biological Sciences, Brock University
“New adventures in vineyard geomatics”
Wednesday, April 11

Jeffrey Stuart
Associate professor of Biological Sciences, Brock University
“Investigating resveratrol’s anti-cancer and neuroprotective effects”
Wednesday, April 18

Don Cyr
Associate professor of Finance, Brock University
“A cost-benefit analysis of entering and exiting vineyard operations in Niagara: 1997- 2010”
(Co-authored by Chris Simes as part of OEVI undergraduate thesis)
Wednesday, April 25

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