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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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British Columbia is auditioning pinot noir as its signature grape

British Columbia is auditioning pinot noir as its signature grape

Posted May 29th, 2020 in News Articles

British Columbia is auditioning pinot noir as its signature grape. Original article from The Globe and Mail.

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Fast transmission of grapevine 'Pinot gris' virus (GPGV) in vineyard

Fast transmission of grapevine 'Pinot gris' virus (GPGV) in vineyard

Posted May 28th, 2020 in News Articles, Resources

Fast transmission of grapevine 'Pinot gris' virus (GPGV) in vineyard

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Leaving your footsteps in the vineyard

Leaving your footsteps in the vineyard

Posted May 12th, 2020 in News Articles

Former CGCN Director, Howard Soon, has been named to the Order to Canada in 2019 for his contributions to the wine industry. Original article from The University of British Columbia.

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2020- International Year of Plant Health

2020- International Year of Plant Health

Posted Dec 10th, 2019 in News Articles, Resources

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.

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OGWRI Request for Proposals as part of the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

OGWRI Request for Proposals as part of the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Posted Dec 10th, 2019 in News Articles, Resources

Ontario Grape and Wine Research Incorporated invite research proposals for the Research and Innovation Development Initiative (R&ID) component for the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program (MVIP). The objective of this program is to provide funds to improve the quality, productivity and adaptability of grape and wine production by promoting industry-wide access to innovative tools, technologies, resources, knowledge and information for grape and wine making. All activities must start on or ...

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