Dates and Deadlines

  • September Dates & Deadlines

    September 9 – October 6: ONLINE – WSET Level 1 in Wine
    This is a beginner level wine course for those starting a wine career or those wishing to explore wine for personal interest.  There is no prerequisite to register.
    For more information and to register click here.

    September 9 – October 6: ONLINE – WSET Level 1 in Spirits
    This is a beginner level course for those starting a career in the spirits industry or those wishing to explore spirits for personal interest.  There is no prerequisite to register.
    For more information and to register click here.

    September 14-29: Niagara Grape and Wine Festival
    Enjoy 100+ events at the 68th Niagara Grape and Wine Festival. Continuing the long-standing tradition, CCOVI is hosting its popular Educate Your Senses wine seminars in Montebello Park September 21 & 28.
    For more information visit niagarawinefestival.com

    September 24 – December 10: OEVI 0N01 – Wine Appreciation – Exploring Varietals
    A special interest course focused on the tasting of wines from Canada and around the world. Learn and improve your skills and be able to distinguish among wine varietals such as Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, etc. The purpose of this course is to help you to develop your palate. Each week the class will focus on a different variety with wine examples from around the world. Taste the difference between a New World and an Old World wine or a cool climate region and a warm climate region.
    For more information and to register click here.

     

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  • August Dates & Deadlines

    August 8 & 9: Triggs International Premium Vinifera Lecture Series
    This is the 10th anniversary instalment of the Triggs International Premium Vinifera Lecture Series. The lecture presents a leading international viticulture speaker to lend their expertise through vineyard visits and a public lecture. The 2019 featured speaker is Vaughn Bell, PhD, Senior Scientist, New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research.
    For more information click here.

    August 10 to September 14: Online – Certificate in Ontario Wine
    From wine enthusiasts to anyone working in a winery, restaurant or retail sales, the Certificate in Ontario Wine is the first online course of its kind that will remove geographical barriers for those looking for a formal introduction to Ontario wine.
    For more information and to register click here.

    August 19 to August 23: Cider and Perry Production – A Foundation
    The Cider and Perry Production foundation course will cover all aspects including ingredient sourcing, quality control and the economics of cider making.  The hands-on program uses lectures, lab work, workshops and tastings to give learners a step-by-step guide to production.
    For more information and to register click here.

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  • July Dates & Deadlines

    July 6 to August 9: Online – WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits
    This course provides fundamental product knowledge and lays the foundation for the Systematic Approach to Tasting.  The Level 2 Award is ideal for those entering a profession in the wine and spirit industry, as well as for the enthusiast who wishes to broaden their knowledge in a structured way.
    For more information and to register click here.

    July 19-21: i4C – International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration
    Join winemakers and wine lovers from across the globe in Niagara for a three-day fête in honour of some very cool characters. The i4C blends premium wines, Niagara’s world-class culinary scene and immersive wine education. Join CCOVI at the School of Cool & What Kind of Cool Are You sessions.
    For more information visit the i4C website.

     

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