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Articles & Resources for September 12th, 2022

Hey, I hope you’re having a good week!  I know it’s been a challenging year. Will we ripen in time? We’ve had lots of mildew and leaf hoppers. I know for many wineries customer volume have been all over the place (but it sounds like overall good).  But we’re going to end strong! And on that note, we have a

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Articles & Resources for August 23rd, 2022

Hello! Well, its been a few weeks since our last BCWW. Between travel, a new baby, and our busiest season yet time flew by. The plan is to now be back to our weekly schedule (but no promises!)  Plus… we’ve been digging lots and lots and lots of soil pits. As everyone is either on vacation or preparing for harvest,

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Articles & Resources for June 20th, 2022

How’s your week going? It’s been busy season here, so we’ve been slow getting these out. But we’re perservering! I hope you and yours are having a great week, life is good, the vines are growing and the wine is selling.  The three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In the Farm & In

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (06/06/2022)

How’s the week (I almost wrote “weak”) going?  We’re starting to see heat here in BC. All our plants, herbs, and vegetables at our home just exploded over two days.  This week, we have a number on wine marketing, biochar, and no/low alcohol.  As always, the three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (16/05/2022)

I hope you’re having a good week.  This week, we have a lot on the use of yeasts. CLEAN wine is put to the test. And a lot of news, research and mention of France. It’s been that kind of week! No sub-categories this week, the newsletter went out on a Wednesday night so trying to play catch up.  As

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (02/05/2022)

This week we have a follow up on wine scores, a bunch of new viticultural tools, and is Napa Valley wine too expensive?   The three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In the Farm & In the Cellar ‘NEW’ VINEYARD TOOLS Network of Sensors to Anticipate Mildew Arrival In French. Interesting, seems like a

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (24/04/2022)

This week we have controversy over wine marketing, a lot of news on what is happening in France, a heavy focus on sustainability, and potential strategies for a challenging market.  As usual, the three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In the Farm & In the Cellar FRENCH FROST  France Braces for Devastating Frosts

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (17/04/2022)

This week we have a lot on natural wine, wine economics, and a $5 wine that now is selling for… thousands?  As usual, the three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In the Farm & In the Cellar MANAGING THE VINEYARD Managing Nitrogen in the Vineyard and the Winery EfficientlyA strong read. “Photosynthesis is

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (21/03/2022)

I hope this week finds you well. We’re trying a new format here (thanks to spam filters blasting our newsletter email links).  So you’ll find our Articles and Resources section in our blog each week.  As for this week, it’s very In the Farm and in the Cellar heavy, I think vineyard people are waking up.  There are a couple of gems

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BC Wine Weekly: Regulatory Changes, Impact, & Tasting Room Re-opening

Al Hudec of Farris Law and Mark Hicken of the Vintage Law Group join us to discuss their view on the impact of Covid-19, changes coming in Ontario, regulatory changes they’d like to see, and what else the BC Wine Institute can be doing. As well, of course, we talk about re-opening. As well, there’s a Q&A at the end

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