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Stay up to date on Canadian Grapevine Certification Network news, events and updates. This is where you'll find out what's new in Canadian grapevine research, learn more about what CGCN is doing, and discover helpful wine and grape industry resources.  

$6.2-million in funding announced to support CGCN-RCCV’s clean plant program

$6.2-million in funding announced to support CGCN-RCCV’s clean plant program

Posted Oct 29th, 2020 in CGCN Press Release

On October 27th, Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) announced a $6.2- million funding commitment through Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) to support the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN-RCCV) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in supplying the industry with certified virus-free grapevine planting material.

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Grapevine Bud and Phloem Hardiness Newsletter

Posted Jan 15th, 2021 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

The attached newsletter describes the relative hardiness of grapevine buds and phloem, and the implications for winter injury and vine survival.

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Government of Canada invests $80 million in the Centre for Plant Health

Government of Canada invests $80 million in the Centre for Plant Health

Posted Oct 19th, 2018

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $80 million to replace the Centre for Plant Health in Sidney, B.C.

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Upcoming Webinar series on Cool Climate Winemaking

Upcoming Webinar series on Cool Climate Winemaking

Posted Dec 14th, 2020

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

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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From Our Team

  • CGCN certification will make a long-term contribution to the continuous pursuit of excellence of the Canadian wine sector by ensuring that the best quality, disease free propagating material is available to the grape industry.
    Hans Buchler, Chair of CGCN
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