August 21, 2013: Thompson River Valley for Grape Growing

HERE’S HOW THE CHAT WENT:

Thompson River Valley for Grape Growing 

Did you know there’s an entire new world of grape growing in BC?  The Thompson River Valley is the newest, hottest place to grow winegrapes in BC and we are fortunate to have some growers and wineries who will join us for this special BCWineChat.

Bring your climate, soil, marketing, varietal, etc questions and of course, a great wine from the Thompson River Valley to this week’s chat.  If you don’t have one, you’ll find out where you can get one, no doubt!

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July 24, 2013: Alternative Methods to Combating BC Vineyard Pests

HERE’S HOW THE CHAT WENT:

Alternative Methods to Combating BC Vineyard Pests 

There are many ways of dealing with vineyard pests in BC and some wineries have, no doubt, figured out non-harmful and non-chemical methods for handling some of our vineyard pests.  We’ll explore alternative methods for combating vineyard pests–both big and small,

It would be great if people not in the grape and wine industry who have ideas from other areas could join in as well–sometimes we learn our best ideas from outside our industry!