Past Events

January 19, 2023 R&D Committee Meeting

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00:

January 19 , 2023 - Jamie Yearly, AAFC: Screening Alleyway and Undervine Cover Crop Species for Okanagan Valley Vineyards

R&D Committee Meeting - December 15, 2022

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00:

December 15 , 2022 - BC SIFT - Deepa Filatow

R&D Committee Meeting - November 17, 2022

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00:

November 17 , 2022 - Guy Ash, Pessl Instruments - Digital or IoT Solutions for Grape Production:

R&D Committee Meeting - October 20, 2022

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00:

R&D Meeting - September 2022

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00:

R&D Meeting - August 2022

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00 :

August 18, 2022 - Cellar Safety: Preparing for Harvest, Manufacturing Safety Alliance - 

2022 Grower Day/AGM

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We are so pleased to announce that Grower Day 2022 is happening on August 11 2022 at the Penticton Lakeside Hotel and Conference Centre. This year's theme is Climate Change Mitigation!

This year we are offering a Smoke Taint Sensory Workshop, a Regenerative Farming Practices Panel, and speakers on Wild Fire Preparedness. We will be honouring our 2022 Viticulturist of the Year and presenting our Lifetime Achievement in Viticulture Award! 

R&D Meeting - May 2022

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00 :

R&D Meeting - April 2022

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00 :

Canadian Grapevine Certification Network's "Tissue Culture and Crown Gall" Webinar

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For our third webinar of 2022, we will divide our focus between Tissue Culture and Crown Gall, with expert input from across Canada and the United States. To present on tissue culture, we welcome Dr. Robin Browne of Acadia University, and Rob Haynes of CGCN-RCCV nursery partner Upper Canada Growers. For the discussion on Crown Gall, we will see presentations from Dr. Tanja Voegel of University of British Columbia-Okanagan, and Plant Health Consultant Dr. Judit Monis.

R&D Meeting - March 2022

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00 :

Cold Hardiness and Climate Change Webinar

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Cold weather remains an ongoing challenge for the grape and wine industry across Canada. While climate change is predicted to expand areas suitable for wine grape production in the country, more frequent extreme cold weather events through the year, including cold episodes lethal to grapevines are also predicted. Activities 5, 6 & 7 in the Canadian Agricultural Partnership will explore methods to  reduce crop loss risks by increasing vineyard tolerance to extreme cold events through enhanced hardiness, crop protection technologies and improved cultivar selection. 

R&D Meeting - January 2022

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00 :

R&D Meeting - December 2021

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join us via Zoom from 9:00 - 10:00 :

Managing Leafhoppers in Organic Vineyards

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Join researchers and industry peers for a brief introduction to virginia creeper leafhopper and grape leafhopper, lifecycle, monitoring, thresholds, biocontrols, and products available.  Dr. Tom Lowery AAFC Research Scientist, will share information on the outbreak in 2021 and what to expect for 2022.  Hans Buchler will follow Dr. Lowery’s presentation on some suppression methods that can work, with emphasis on use of horticultural oils and tools best suited for this approach.

R&D Meeting - November 2021

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Monthly R&D Series - Third Thursdays!
A great opportunity for industry to get involved with the BCWGC R&D Committee, meet the researchers and bring your questions to the table. These monthly R&D series are for industry to participate in an informal virtual discussion on research priorities that support BC enology and viticulture.

Join our upcoming November meeting to help shape R&D investments for the BC wine and grape industry.  Meetings are open to researchers and industry members.