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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.

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).

Ontario wine industry’s top promoters recognized at Brock

Ontario wine industry’s top promoters recognized at Brock

The manger of the world’s highest wine cellar, the chair of the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration, a popular wine writer and an LCBO product consultant were recognized on the weekend at Brock University for their outstanding achievements and contributions in the promotion of VQA wines.

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