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The winery announced his retirement in February. "Originally from Niagara, Summers has had a long winemaking career, which first began in Ontario in 1987," the winery said. He was, in fact, one of the senior winemakers at Peller Winery before moving West.
Finding inspiration in our new reality can be difficult. Physical distancing and staying home have meant many events, like our popular Bloom and Discover spring tastings, have been cancelled or postponed. The good news is winemaking hasn't stopped. Vines continue to grow, grapes continue to ripen and winemakers continue to produce fresh and vibrant wines meant to be savoured and enjoyed.
"When the cottages were being rezoned, council had the foresight to require a covenant to be registered on that property flagging the fact that the properties are next to an active agricultural operations, and that they could be impacted by typical farm practices."
Key report findings also include a majority of consumers who identify as environmentally aware, with more than two out of three consumers citing environmentally friendly, recyclable packaging as important. And of the 74 percent who said they would pay more for sustainable packaging, nearly one-fourth are willing to pay for an increased cost of 10 percent or more.
BarrelWise will be developing a decontamination method that uses dry and humid heat to sterilize masks, as heat based methods offer a distinct set of advantages including the fact they do not require specialty components with competitive supply-chain limitations (e.g. bulbs and ballasts for UV sterilization) and can be manufactured imminently and locally.
A look back at Week 2 of the COVID19 crisis for Between The Lines Winery. The support from our customers online and Social Media has been incredible. Thank You! As a small business winery, word-of-mouth keeps us in the game. Staying #BTLSTRONG
As we continue to navigate these uncertain times surrounding COVID-19, BC wineries are doing what they can to ensure the community and industry remain strong, which is why the Wines of British Columbia welcome the return of BC Wine Month in April to encourage buying local while respecting physical distancing.
The team at CHV went from a traditional winery that relied on restaurant business, tours, and tastings on-site to an almost entirely virtual existence. The transformation now has a focus on home delivery and drive-in pickups but also includes an entire campaign.
Chagall Design, who typically designs and builds store fixtures for grocers, is taking steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by offering new solutions to reduce person-to-person contact during checkouts. Chagall's team of designers and engineers have developed three new partition solutions that offer additional protection between cashiers and customers.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause significant uncertainty and risk to public health around the globe, the International Cool Climate Wine Symposium (ICCWS) 2020 Advisory Organizing Committee has made the decision to postpone its upcoming conference until 2021.
In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 updates, the BC Wine Institute (BCWI) supports the government's continued efforts to minimize the risk and spread of the COVID-19 virus. Following the direction of the Province and Provincial Health Authority, we have postponed and/or cancelled the following BC wine consumer and industry events , including BC VQA wine store tastings, in an attempt to help flatten the curve.
Brock University is suspending face-to-face classes and exams for the rest of this academic term and is working on a plan to move to alternative forms of class and exam delivery, including online. The academic term is not at risk.
Researchers at Canada's University of British Columbia in Kelowna, where fires have been problematic in recent years, believe they have a potential solution in a product used in cherry farming. The team had been working with Okanagan winemakers to find ways to detect potential smoke taint in wine grapes before fermentation so that winemakers don't continue pouring money and labor into a crop that is likely doomed. Current tests for smoke taint precursors are unreliable. Grapes can seem fine, but smoke taint emerges months later in the finished wine.