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Upcoming Webinar series on Cool Climate Winemaking

Upcoming Webinar series on Cool Climate Winemaking

Posted Dec 14th, 2020 in News Articles, Resources

Perennia Upcoming Webinar series on Cool Climate Winemaking

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Grapes of Wrath: Trouble in Ontario Wine Country

Grapes of Wrath: Trouble in Ontario Wine Country

Posted Oct 26th, 2020 in News Articles, Resources

By: Rick VanSickle October 9th, 2020 The Ontario wine industry is in one big hot mess right now, fighting fires on several fronts with few tools to extinguish all the flames engulfing them.

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Red blotch disease alters the chemical composition and taste of critical winemaking grapes

Red blotch disease alters the chemical composition and taste of critical winemaking grapes

Posted Oct 20th, 2020 in News Articles, Resources

By: Luyi Cheng Northwestern University October 16th, 2020 Alison Crowe knows there’s a problem. Crowe is a winemaker in California’s Napa Valley. “If you drove through my vineyards right now, you’d see these cute little fuzzy leaves and tiny little baby grape clusters,” she said in April, when everything in the vineyards looked fine. But around July and August, for some vineyards, red blotches appeared on grapevines’ leaves. The blotches signal infection, caused by a virus that stunts...

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Upcoming Webinar series on Red Blotch disease in grapevine

Upcoming Webinar series on Red Blotch disease in grapevine

Posted Oct 19th, 2020 in News Articles, Resources, Events

OWRI Upcoming Webinar series on Red Blotch disease in grapevine

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Retirement Announcement for Dr. André Lévesque

Posted Oct 19th, 2020 in News Articles, Events

Retirement Announcement for Dr. André Lévesque

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Canada’s Napa Valley Seeks Elusive Audience: Canadian Wine Drinkers

Canada’s Napa Valley Seeks Elusive Audience: Canadian Wine Drinkers

Posted Sep 21st, 2020 in News Articles

OSOYOOS, British Columbia — The first surprise for Séverine Pinte, a French winemaker working in Canada, was how casual everyone was — more ripped jeans and flip-flops than Chanel. Then there was the unexpected need to warn grape pickers not to smoke marijuana near her beloved vines. And finally there was a furry menace: Canadian black bears with a taste for chardonnay that gobbled up rows of grape clusters, forcing winemakers to employ hunters, electrified fences or pepper bombs. When Ms...

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CGCN-RCCV partners with Plocher-Vines LLC

CGCN-RCCV partners with Plocher-Vines LLC

Posted Aug 26th, 2020 in News Articles

CGCN-RCCV partners with Plocher-Vines LLC

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Province to Phase Out Wine Regions Policy

Province to Phase Out Wine Regions Policy

Posted Jul 28th, 2020 in News Articles

Province to Phase Out Wine Regions Policy News Release by the Government of Nova Scotia

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WTO Challenge Update

WTO Challenge Update

Posted Jul 28th, 2020 in News Articles

WTO Challenge Update by Wine Growers Canada

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ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF USING VIRUS-TESTED GRAPEVINES

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF USING VIRUS-TESTED GRAPEVINES

Posted Jun 9th, 2020 in News Articles, Resources

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF USING VIRUS-TESTED GRAPEVINES by Jason Alan Troendle

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