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This workshop will cover: how to plan, install and manage precision irrigation systems to meet grapevine needs, ensure high quality fruit, optimize labour hours, reduce water use within the vineyard and prepare for SWBC certification.
Spoiler alert: there's wine, popcorn and conversation!
The conference will highlight the mission, plans and progress of the Sustainable Wine Roundtable, of which Sustainable Winegrowing BC is a founding member, and serve as a platform to debate a variety of challenging topics facing the industry in an effort to align industry practice with sustainable and climate friendly goals for business and agriculture.
The impacts of climate change on winegrowing in the Thompson Okanagan region will be featured on a virtual world stage during the Green Wine Futures 2022 Conference, May 23-26, 2022.
With an expert team of certified members SWBC has crafted a Vineyard Management Plan (VMP) Template to assist with preparing for certification.
Are you interested in verifying your sustainability practices with the Sustainable Winegrowing BC Certified logo?
Sustainable Winegrowing BC will share their Vineyard Management Plan Template at the Insight Conference. You'll hear from a panel of early adopters of the certification program about their experience with becoming certified as we walk you through the components of an SWBC Vineyard Mangement Plan and share the resources we have available to assist with its completion. We hope to see you there, bring your questions.
Interested in learning how to enhance sustainable practices in your vineyard and winery? If so, join Sustainable Winegrowing BC for an informative and interactive workshop.
Over three days in early June, SWBC was invited to participate at The Future of Wine Americas 2021. Hundreds of wine and grape practitioners from around the world, with a focus on the Americas, gathered to discuss 'How the wine industry can build resilience and turn sustainability into opportunity'. Two SWBC associates presented as part of the discussion: Felix Egerer; How realistic is a chemical free vineyard, does it matter? and Katie Pease; Community engagement and license to operate: How to listen and respond, effectively.