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Identifying cold-tolerant grape varieties for Ontario’s south coast

April 21, 2016

The Ontario South Coast Wineries and Growers Association (OSCWGA) is currently completing a project under the environment and climate change adaptation focus area. Ontario’s newest wine region is being established in the counties of Norfolk, Elgin and Haldimand on the province’s south coast. To help grape growers and wineries in the region develop their businesses and address changes in climate, OSCWGA turned to GF2 to access support for a project to help identify cold-tolerant grape varieties that could flourish in this area.  

Ontario’s newest wine region is being established in the counties of Norfolk, Elgin and Haldimand on the province’s south coast.

To help grape growers and wineries in the region develop their businesses and address climate change, the Ontario South Coast Wineries and Growers Association (OSCWGA) turned to Growing Forward 2 to access support for a project to help identify cold-tolerant grape varieties that could flourish in this area.

Changes in climate can affect growers and processors and their businesses. With the data collected in this project, OSCWGA is able to better identify the time the ...

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