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Traditionally coopered by hand in Slovenia using minimum 2-year seasoned Slovenian barrel oak Read more

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Designed to apply self-adhesive single labels or front & back labels to a cylindrical shape (bottle/can/jar/etc.) Read more

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This year Amcor is introducing EASYPEEL, a wine-opening system that uses a one-piece aluminum capsule engineered to open wine bottles along a clean line, every time. Read more

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X-PRO® is the result of a revolutionary research project by Enologica Vason. Read more

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Adapt8, the original developers of black and white tree trunk protectors, has moved production of their ‘Tree Guardians’ in-house. Manufacturing the product internally allows the Salem, Oregon company to offer both standard and custom sizes, provides Read more

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Handlers Equipment became the new exclusive importer and distributor of Dieci Telehandlers for BC in November, giving farmers new choices for picking high crops or moving pallets to overhead locations. Read more

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Canadian grape growers now have access to an innovative, organic soil amendment that’s improving vineyard soil quality and producing healthier, more resilient vines in California. Read more

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As part of its mission to better serve farmers and other producers across Canada, Kubota Canada Ltd. (KCL) is thrilled to launch the second generation of its M7 series, the latest addition to its range of high-powered utility tractors. Read more

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Developed especially for the fruit and vegetable industry, the Canadian-made crop management software platform Croptracker is used by growers, associations, and cooperations of all sizes. The platform schedules and tracks chemical usage, monitors emp Read more

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“I’ve been working on improving the efficacy of sprayers since 1986,” says Kim Blagborne, Vice-President of Penticton-based Slimline Manufacturing Ltd. “In that time I’ve seen a lot of development and learned a lot about farming.” Read more

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This new 'smart' bottle serves wine by the glass, extends shelf life by 30 days, so let’s you choose which wine to open on any given night. You can also shop and buy directly from the WiFi-connected Kuvée “Bottle” and wines will be shipped right to Read more

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Photo by Kim Elsasser

Concepts like biodiversity, conservation, interactive, plant science, niche markets, microclimate, and even a look into a food forest are some of the topics explored in this Annual Innovation Issue. Find them and you’ll feel inspired too! Read more

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An innovative way to keep your grapes cold once they have been picked. Just spray on a layer of snow as needed with your Snow Horn and a bit of CO2 - it's that easy! Now available at Bosagrape Winery & Brew Supplies! Read more

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Blue Grouse Estate Winery

Ronda Payne

Positioned on a sunny slope in Duncan, B.C., the people behind Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard made use of elements created by those who owned the land before and created an environmentally conscientious, delicious destination. Read more

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Don Triggs

Michael Botner

Don, Elaine and Sara Triggs started Culmina Family Estate Winery with the simple goal of making the highest quality wines possible. Read more

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Precision agriculture isn’t just for cereal crops anymore. BC-based company, Semios is using wireless technology in orchards and vineyards to monitor pests and apply pheromones instead of commercial pesticides for crop protection. Read more

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A true sign summer is just around the corner is the arrival of BC berries to our farmers markets and produce stores. Read more

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Replacing fence posts can be a never-ending task. Now there’s a new product that will increase the life span of pressure-treated wood by fending off soil microorganisms at the critical rot zone where decay happens the fastest. Read more

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Photo by Kim Elsasser

Innovation can take the form of improving or enhancing something that already exists; like providing soft mats for staff to stand on, better signage to direct customers to your site, unique new tastes and flavours, and interesting eye-catching labels Read more

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International wine analysis firm Randox Food Diagnostics, is leading the technological development of analytical chemistry for winemakers, with the release of the new RX altona wine analyser. Read more

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