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Wine experts celebrate chardonnay at annual CCOVI event

Wine experts celebrate chardonnay at annual CCOVI event

Winemakers, grape growers and sommeliers went back to school Friday, July 11 as the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (i4C) kicked off its weekend event at Brock University.

CCOVI director recognized for excellence in science, technology and innovation

CCOVI director recognized for excellence in science, technology and innovation

Debbie Inglis, director of Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), has been recognized with the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce’s award for excellence in science, technology and innovation at its annual Women in Business luncheon.

Congress 2014 visitors are invited to taste Ontario wines

Congress 2014 visitors are invited to taste Ontario wines

Delegates attending Congress 2014 will have the opportunity to taste some of Ontario’s top wine at the Sipping Ontario wine with the stars seminar.

Educational wine tasting raises funds for local charity

Educational wine tasting raises funds for local charity

When oenology and viticulture (OEVI) student Paul van der Merwe was given the opportunity to share some wines from his family’s collection with his classmates, he wanted to ensure that it was a memorable experience that benefited a good cause.

CCOVI set to host sparkling wine symposium

CCOVI set to host sparkling wine symposium

At a time when consumer interest is exploding, winemakers from across North America will gather at Brock University May 6 to focus on sparkling wine.

Ontario Hostelry Institute inducts Brock’s Barb Tatarnic

Ontario Hostelry Institute inducts Brock’s Barb Tatarnic

The Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI) - an organization dedicated to recognizing top hospitality industry achievers whose commitment enhances the image of Ontario - has inducted Barb Tatarnic, Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute’s (CCOVI) manager of outreach and continuing education, as a fellow of the institute.

Wine Tasting Challenge celebrates 10th anniversary

Wine Tasting Challenge celebrates 10th anniversary

Nearly 300 amateur and professional wine lovers put their palates to the test April 14 at the 10th annual Wine Tasting Challenge held at the prestigious Liberty Grand in Toronto.

Brock University takes over organizational role of prestigious Cuvée Gala

Brock University takes over organizational role of prestigious Cuvée Gala

Cuvée, one of the most prestigious celebrations of Ontario wine and food, will now be organized by Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI). Announced tonight at the 26th anniversary of the grand tasting, Brian Hutchings, Brock’s Vice-President of Finance and Administration, said CCOVI’s new role with Cuvée is a great fit, given the University’s strong relationship with Ontario’s grape and wine industry.

Lecture series has global impact for grape and wine institute

Lecture series has global impact for grape and wine institute

What a difference a year makes.

VineAlert program helps protect vineyards during frigid temperatures

VineAlert program helps protect vineyards during frigid temperatures

With extreme cold weather alerts across most of the province, Ontario vineyards are also feeling the chill. With next year’s grape crop at risk from the frigid temperatures, researchers at Brock University have issued a grapevine cold hardiness alert for growers across the province.

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