Upcoming Webinar series on Cool Climate Winemaking

Posted Dec 14th, 2020 in News Articles, Resources

Upcoming Webinar series on Cool Climate Winemaking

Upcoming Webinar series on Cool Climate Winemaking

Perennia Webinar Series "From Grapes to Wines: Cool Climate Webinars"

Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. proudly presents the coolest webinar series of this winter! Neslihan Ivit, Winemaking & Innovation Specialist, and Francisco Diez, Viticulture Specialist, will be hosting 6 sessions about grape and wine growing in cool climate regions, as Nova Scotia. Experts in their fields, speakers from Nova Scotia, Ontario, New York and Champagne will be joining us to share their research and experiences.

From Grapes to Wines: Cool Climate Webinars will take place starting from January 14 until March 25, 2021. It will be a great opportunity to get more insights from the experts on grape ripening in Eastern Canada, sparkling wine production, frost consequences and management, sensory analysis and canned wine production. Each session will take place in Zoom, registration is free, but will be required to attend these sessions. 

Please find information about each session, and the registration links as follows:

Session 1

Topic: Ripening grapes in Eastern Canada: How climate affects grape potential for winemaking

Speaker & Host: Dr. Karine Pedneault from Université Sainte-Anne, hosted by Francisco Diez

Date & Time: January 14, 2021 @11 AM EST

Registration link: https://www.perennia.ca/eventer/grapes-to-wines-webinar-series-session-one/edate/2021-01-14/

Session 2:

Topic: The influence of the type of sugar used, and the metal content on the flavour of sparkling wines

Speakers & Host: Dr. Belinda Kemp and Hannah Charnock from the Cool Climate Oenology & Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), hosted by Neslihan Ivit

Date & Time: January 28, 2021 @11 AM EST

Registration link: https://www.perennia.ca/eventer/grapes-to-wines-webinar-series-session-two/edate/2021-01-28/

Session 3:

Topic: Spring frost in Champagne: Results from 100 years of research

Speaker & Host: Dr. Basile Pauthier from The Comité Champagne, hosted by Francisco Diez

Date & Time: February 11, 2021 @11 AM EST

Registration link: https://www.perennia.ca/eventer/grapes-to-wines-webinar-series-session-three/edate/2021-02-11/
Session 4:

Topic: How do consumers describe Nova Scotia wine?

Speaker & Host: Dr. Matt McSweeney from Acadia University, hosted by Neslihan Ivit

Date & Time: February 25, 2021 @11 AM EST

Registration link: https://www.perennia.ca/eventer/grapes-to-wines-webinar-series-session-four/edate/2021-02-25/

Session 5:

Topic: Wine Grape Cold Cases: Frosts, Freezes, Bud Hardiness and Viability

Speaker: Dr. Harrison Wright from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Kentville, hosted by Francisco Diez

Date & Time: March 11, 2021 @11 AM EST


Registration link: https://www.perennia.ca/eventer/grapes-to-wines-webinar-series-session-five/edate/2021-03-11/

Session 6:

Topic: Flavour chemistry and canned wines

Speaker & Host: Rachel Allison, Ph.D. (c) from Cornell University, hosted by Neslihan Ivit

Date & Time: March 25, 2021 @11 AM EST

Registration link: https://www.perennia.ca/eventer/grapes-to-wines-webinar-series-session-six/edate/2021-03-25/

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