Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute
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|Motto||From vine to wine|
The Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) is a research institute at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. It was established in 1996 and is a partnership with the Wine Council of Ontario (WCO) and the Ontario Grape Growers Marketing Board, now the Grape Growers of Ontario (GGO). In addition to its research programs, it offers academic programs through the Department of Biological Sciences. CCOVI has had several graduates complete the undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs, and announced their first PhD graduate in 2007.
Graduates from CCOVI have established careers in winegrowing regions around the globe including France, New Zealand, Australia, and California. Many graduates have chosen to help further establish and improve the Canadian wine industry in the Niagara Peninsula, British Columbia, Lake Erie North Shore region, Prince Edward County, and Nova Scotia. CCOVI graduates have had great success in many fields including winemaking, viticulture, research and development, and academia.