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Atlantic Canada Wine Symposium


June 2, 2008
By Marg Land


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Atlantic Canada Wine Symposium

Interested farmers and grape
growers are invited to attend the Atlantic Canada Wine Symposium, being
held on June 8 to 10, 2008 at the Old Orchard Inn in Wolfville, Nova
Scotia.

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Interested farmers and grape growers are invited to attend the Atlantic Canada Wine Symposium, being held on June 8 to 10, 2008 at the Old Orchard Inn in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

winesymposiumThis symposium will provide a unique opportunity to gain knowledge and proficiency needed to grow the fruit and to create excellent and distinctive wines in the unique climatic conditions of the Atlantic region. The symposium’s panel of speakers is made up of national and international professionals with cool climate growing and winemaking credentials. Participants will have the opportunity to be part of discussions on how to master the challenges of making grape and fruit wines in a cool climate environment.

Building on the momentum by the Atlantic Canada Wine Symposium 2004, Symposium 2008 will provide the opportunity to network with others throughout the Atlantic region and from other cool climate winemaking areas. The accompanying trade show will showcase the goods and services provided by leading suppliers in the industry.

For details of the speaker sessions, click here.

Conference partners include the Grape Growers Association of Nova Scotia, the Wineries Association of Nova Scotia, Agri-Futures Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture .

Registration includes a pre-symposium vineyard and winery tour, opening reception, trade show, lunches – including a plated lunch with paired wine on Tuesday – wine tastings and technical sessions. For a copy of the registration form, click here .

Tickets for the gala dinner on Monday evening are also available at an additional cost. The gala dinner will highlight a course from each of the four Atlantic provinces paired with appropriate wines.

Provincial wines will he highlighted throughout the symposium.