Brock’s CCOVI uncorks novel partnership to aid local pandemic efforts

Brock’s CCOVI uncorks novel partnership to aid local pandemic efforts

Brock University press release – Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) is contributing to Niagara’s pandemic efforts thanks to a new partnership with Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers. CCOVI donated nearly 5,000 litres of wine to the Beamsville-based distiller, which will be transformed into approximately 1,000 bottles of hand sanitizer for the local […]

Brock’s first online cider course sells out as thirst for virtual learning grows

Brock’s first online cider course sells out as thirst for virtual learning grows

Brock University press release – As teaching and learning transforms in response to COVID-19, Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) has transitioned its popular Cider and Perry Production Foundation course to an online format. This first-ever online offering was developed alongside CCOVI’s North American academic partners and sold out almost immediately. “We’re […]

Brock pops the cork on Cuvée online Friday

Brock pops the cork on Cuvée online Friday

Brock University press release – Get ready to experience Ontario VQA wine in a novel way as Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) virtually delivers the best that the Cuvée Grand Tasting has to offer. The Cuvée 2020 Online Experience will launch at noon Friday, May 22/2020, offering an immersive opportunity to […]

CCOVI scientist helps region’s grape growers navigate uncertainty during COVID-19

CCOVI scientist helps region’s grape growers navigate uncertainty during COVID-19

Brock University press release – Although they are well-versed in overcoming fluctuations and uncertainty from one growing season to the next, Niagara’s grape growers are facing a unique set of challenges this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To address some of those challenges, Jim Willwerth, Senior Scientist at Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and […]

Growing thirst for Brock’s online wine and spirits courses

Brock University press release – With people spending more time at home to slow the spread of COVID-19, Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) has a full slate of online continuing education opportunities for those looking to spend some of that time learning about wine and spirits. “During these challenging times, we’re […]

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