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Graduates of Brock University’s Oenology and Viticulture program won half of the coveted Cuvée gold awards handed out at the 22nd annual Cuvée Gala on Feb. 19 at the Niagara Fallsview Casino.
Brock grads Rob Power, Natalie Reynolds, Marc Pistor, Eric Pearson, Emma Garner, Lawrence Buhler, Richie Roberts, Tom Green and Jason Roller — all of whom have gone on to work at some of Canada’s leading wineries — collectively won 13 out of a total of 26 awards given for winemaking.
Cuvée is a wine competition whereby Ontario’s winemakers submit a selection of only their finest wines to be judged by a panel of their peers.
The winemakers and assistant winemakers won awards for their wines in the following categories (makers’ names in brackets):
Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) congratulates the winemakers for their success at such an important event for the Ontario wine industry.
For more info: Nathalie Dreifelds, Marketing and Communications Officer, CCOVI, Brock University, 905-688-5550 x4471; firstname.lastname@example.org