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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.

VineAlert program was ready for winter’s early blast

VineAlert program was ready for winter’s early blast

As snow and sub-zero weather blasted Ontario vineyards this week, Brock University was launching its cold hardiness monitoring program.

Education meets entertainment at the Niagara Wine Festival

Education meets entertainment at the Niagara Wine Festival

Visitors to the Niagara Wine Festival will have a chance to hear the stories behind the wines they taste, thanks to two educational events at this year’s festival. The Educate Your Senses wine and food seminars are back by popular demand on Saturdays Sept. 21 and 28, coordinated by Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) and hosted by best-selling food and wine author Linda Bramble.

Wine grape preharvest monitoring program back for fourth harvest

Wine grape preharvest monitoring program back for fourth harvest

With this year’s conditions cooler and dryer than the banner year of 2012, Niagara’s grape crop needs to stay on the vine a bit longer to reach full maturity, say researchers at Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI).

South African viticulture expert to give Triggs Lecture

South African viticulture expert to give Triggs Lecture

Kobus Hunter, an international viticulture expert from South Africa, will present the 2013 Triggs International Premium Vinifera Lecture Series. He will share insights with the Canadian industry on managing quality grape production under erratic environmental conditions.

Minister of Research and Innovation visits Brock

Minister of Research and Innovation visits Brock

Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation Reza Moridi stopped by Brock today to see first-hand the applied research, inventions and innovation being undertaken at the University.

CCOVI adviser to be inducted into the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame

CCOVI adviser to be inducted into the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame

Donald Ziraldo, an advisor to Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), is one of four individuals announced as the latest inductees into the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame.

Oenologist arrives to address grape and wine research priorities

Oenologist arrives to address grape and wine research priorities

Belinda Kemp has been named the new senior scientist in oenology at Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI).

Presentations - May 29

Presentations - May 29

Tony Shaw, a Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute fellow and geography professor, recently took part in a video production for Virtual Researcher on Call.

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