OFF-PROGRAMMING 2022

While the 3rd edition of Tasting Climate Change has concluded, we are excited to offer you an Off Program for 2022! Enjoy a series of conferences as we continue to explore solutions to adapt and mitigate climate change. Stay tuned and visit the page regularly to register as we reveal more webinars.

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Nov 5 / 10 AM - 9 PM AT

Tasting Climate Change in Nova Scotia

Conference in person

Seminar & panel discussion (10 AM - 1 PM)
Lunch and Local Product Tasting Event (1 - 3 PM)
Eat Local, Drink Sustainable Dining Event (6 - 9 PM)

Tickets can be purchased separately

Moderated by Michelle Bouffard

What is the impact of climate change in Nova Scotia? And more importantly, what are the available solutions to adapt and mitigate it for our local craft beverage producers? Michelle Bouffard, founder of Tasting Climate Change, is joined by local and international experts to explore sustainable solutions for Nova Scotia’s craft beverage industry.

In collaboration with the local food and drink industry

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May 11 / 12-1:30pm EDT

Part 2: Wine quality, climate change and microorganisms – a natural fit

Online conference

With ANN DUMONT - DIRCEU V. JUNIOR MW -
JOSÉ MARIA HERAS - BARBARA PHILIP MW

Moderated by Michelle Bouffard

How much do you know about microorganisims and the role they play in wine? Tasting Climate Change is proud to partner with Lallemand Oenology to get a better understanding on how modern winemaking challenges can be mitigated by a comprehensive understanding of the role of microorganisims. Join our stellar panel of expert as they explore the tools available to winemakers to adapt to the repercussions of climate change.

In collaboration with LALLEMAND OENOLOGY

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May 26 / 11am-12:30pm EDT

Sustainable Spain: Through tradition & innovation

Online conference

SPEAKERS TBA

With MARC PICÓN MALIVERN - CÉSAR  SALDAÑA - VICKY MAREQUE

Moderated by Michelle Bouffard

How is climate change affecting the production of sparkling wine in the Penedès, the fortified wine in Jerez and the still wines of Rías Baixas? Spain is an incredible resource when seeking solutions to adapt and mitigate climate change. Join Marc Picón Malivern, Export Manager at Sumarroca, Mr. César Saldaña, President of the Regulating Council of the Denominations of Origin of Jerez-Xérèz-Sherry and Vicky Mareque, General Manager at Pazo de Señorans to learn how those regions are evolving.

In collaboration with WINES FROM SPAIN

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April 20 / 12-1:30pm EDT

Part 1: Understanding microorganisms in wine

Online conference

With ANN DUMONT - DIRCEU V. JUNIOR MW -
JOSÉ MARIA HERAS - BARBARA PHILIP MW

Moderated by Michelle Bouffard

How much do you know about microorganisims and the role they play in wine? Tasting Climate Change is proud to partner with Lallemand Oenology to get a better understanding on how modern winemaking challenges can be mitigated by a comprehensive understanding of the role of microorganisims. Join our stellar panel of expert as they explore the tools available to winemakers to adapt to the repercussions of climate change.

In collaboration with LALLEMAND OENOLOGY

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March 23 / 3:30-5pm EDT

TCC in Australia: Old vines, new varieties and sustainable viticulture

Online conference

With Dr. DYLAN GRIGG - Dr. LIZ WATERS
And the participation of Richard Angove, Vanya Cullen & Stephen Pannell

Moderated by Michelle Bouffard

Australia is recognised as a world leader in many aspects of grape growing and winemaking research and technology. Today that openness to new ideas and experimentation is being seen in innovative and progressive growing and winemaking practices, to protect Australia’s unique environment and guarantee many vintages to come.

In collaboration with AUSTRALIAN WINE

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LE VIN FACE AUX DÉFIS CLIMATIQUES

Co-written by Michelle Bouffard, Founder and moderator of Tasting Climate Change

Available now (in French) >