With 90 local wineries now making sparkling wine, it’s not just fizz-loving consumers that are taking notice of the surging sales of the product. The increasingly popular wine — and related research underway at Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) — has also attracted the attention of the oldest scientific society in Canada.
Belinda Kemp, CCOVI senior oenologist, gave a presentation for the prestigious Royal Canadian Institute for Science (RCIS) in Toronto Sept. 14 on the science of sparkling wine. The RCIS works to enhance public awareness and understanding of science, while creating an environment in which science can flourish and contribute to all aspects of Canadian life and society.
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