Teaching Brewery hops on to BrewON initiative

Brewmaster professor Jon Downing (left) welcomes OHGA vice president Rob Rombouts (right) to the NC Teaching Brewery. Rombouts met with students to introduce the BrewON program and dropped off stickers to be used for beers using Ontario hops.

Beers crafted at the Niagara College Teaching Brewery will now earn a special distinction when they stick to using local hops.

The NC Teaching Brewery – home to the College’s Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program – is the latest provincial brewery to hop onto the BrewON initiative. Launched by the Ontario Hop Growers’ Association (OHGA), BrewON indicates to consumers which craft beers and ciders from participating breweries are made with authentic Ontario-grown hops. Beers or ciders which use 100 percent OGHA hops earn a gold level BrewON logo, while those which use 50-99 percent OGHA hops earn a standard level logo.

OHGA vice president Rob Rombouts visited NC’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus in mid-July to speak to first semester Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management students about BrewON, and dropped off BrewON stickers for 100 percent Ontario hopped beers that the Teaching Brewery produces.

Rombouts said he believes it is important for students to know about the great hops available in their own province and even their own backyards. He noted that Ontario hops are unique and, by brewing with local hops, brewers are supporting businesses in their own community and creating strong relationships with their suppliers.

“Across Ontario, farmers are growing hops and building connections with local craft brewers. We want to reach out to future brewers to get that message to them early,” said Rombouts. “Niagara College fits in as a grower, a brewer and a place to reach the next generation of brewers.”

“The Niagara College Teaching Brewery is proud to participate in the OHGA’s BrewON program,” said general manager of NC’s Learning Enterprises Steve Gill. “Having a two-acre hop yard on campus, we are able to grow 12 varieties of hops which produce various styles of beers just steps away at our NC Teaching Brewery. Craft beer doesn’t get more local than this.”

Brewmaster professor Jon Downing noted that the Brewmaster program has used Ontario hops since it launched in 2010 and has incorporated hops grown on campus for the past four years.

“I believe that having students use hops that are grown in our own backyard is very important. They become educated on the use of locally-sourced ingredients and the influence of terroir in the products they use,” said Downing. “The fact that this is also supported by a new industry-developed and province-wide initiative, which will be available to them when they get jobs, is a bonus.”

The first College beer to bear the gold level BrewON sticker for using 100 percent local hops was Hefe It Up, crafted by third semester Brewmaster student Elizabeth Beresford. She used hops grown on campus to create the German-style wheat beer, which was released recently under NC’s Small Batch Brew label.

“I believe it is so important to use Ontario or locally-grown products as much as possible and not just for brewing,” said Beresford. “It gives me a sense of pride knowing I have ingredients grown so close to home and I was so excited to have certified 100 percent Ontario grown hops in my beer, as well as being able to advertise that fact on the can.”

 

Launched in 2017, the OHGA’s BrewON program participants currently include 17 craft breweries and one cider house. For information visit https://brewon.ca/

NC’s Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program was launched in 2010 as the first of its kind in Canada. The award-winning, two-year program offers extensive hands-on training at an on-site, state-of-the-art Teaching Brewery to prepare students for employment in the expanding brewery, microbrewery and brewpub industries. Located at the College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, students learn from award-winning faculty and have access to on-site hop yard and local farm products to brew a full range of beer styles. Visit ncteachingbrewery.ca/

Niagara College offers more than 130 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs as well as more than 600 credit, vocational and general interest Part-Time Studies courses. Areas of specialization include food and wine sciences, advanced technology, media, applied health and community safety, supported by unique learning enterprises in food, wine, beer, distilling, horticulture and esthetics. For more information visit niagaracollege.ca

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Media inquiries, please contact:

 

Julie Greco

Niagara College Communications Consultant

Office: 905 641-2252 ext. 7368

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jgreco@niagaracollege.ca

 

Michael Wales

Niagara College Communications Manager

Office: 905 641-2252 ext. 7773

Cell: 905 328 4101

mwales@niagaracollege.ca

 

Rob Rombouts

OHGA Vice President

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brewon@ohga.ca

Funding for Niagara College will help strengthen local manufacturing sector and train the next generation

Minister Filomena Tassi gathers with a group from Niagara College on July 17 following a funding announcement at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus. Pictured (from left): Michelle Smith (project lead, Research & Innovation; technologist, Commercial Cannabis Production); Dan Patterson (NC president); Amal Driouich (research project manager, Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre); the Honourable Filomena Tassi ( Minister of Seniors); Chris Bittle (MP, St. Catharines); Tom Price (NCSAC president); and Carolyn Mullin (manager, dissemination and outreach, NC Research & Innovation).

Collaborations between college researchers and businesses help our national and local economies thrive and prepare young Canadians for the jobs of the future. Canada’s colleges are at the heart of communities across the country and fuel research that helps businesses innovate and grow.

On July 17, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced nearly $2 million in funding to support research at Niagara College. This funding is part of a $57-million investment through the College and Community Innovation Program that Minister Duncan announced on June 13, 2019.

The grants for Niagara College will support researchers working with the region’s manufacturing sector to accelerate the use of advanced technologies, such as machine learning, robotics and 3D printing, to foster innovation and boost local companies’ competitive advantage. The funding will also go toward equipment for researchers looking into the agricultural factors that can impact the production of cannabis.

This investment is part of Canada’s Science Vision and the government’s commitment of more than $10 billion to science and research, which includes the largest ever boost for college research funding.

Minister Tassi also signed the Dimensions Charter at Niagara College. Institutions that endorse the charter commit to embedding the principles of equity, diversity and inclusiveness in their policies, practices, action plans and culture.

Quotes

“The recipients at Niagara College are building strong partnerships with local companies and industries so that businesses can take advantage of the latest innovations. At the same time, these partnerships are ensuring young Canadians get the on-the-ground skills needed to succeed in the economy of tomorrow. This is all part of our government’s work to strengthen the relationship between science and research and our economy and society.”

– The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors

“Our government is committed to returning science and research to their rightful place. We’re investing in students and research collaborations with small to medium-sized businesses so they can work together on a diverse range of research projects to boost economic development and create jobs across the country. Through these projects, colleges, cégeps and polytechnics will be making a real difference in the lives of Canadians in their communities.”

– The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport

“NSERC values the tremendous contributions of Canada’s colleges in the research and innovation ecosystem. Today’s investment will enhance our country’s world-class research capacity, help businesses innovate to create growth, and train our next generation of researchers and entrepreneurs.”

– Dr. Marc Fortin, Vice-President, Research Partnerships, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

“We thank NSERC for this significant investment in advanced manufacturing innovation and cannabis production research at Niagara College. Our regional collaborative innovation model continues to achieve great success, providing industry partners access to advanced technologies, services and expertise, and has had a strong impact on manufacturers in the Niagara region.”

– Dr. Dan Patterson, President, Niagara College

“We are grateful for NSERC’s significant investment in research and innovation at Niagara College, which enables us to further enhance the work we have been doing since the inception of the Technology Access Centre  in 2014. Our centre has established itself as a go-to place for technical services and applied research projects for manufacturers in Niagara, and its continuation is key to the economic development of our region.”

– Dr. Marc Nantel, Vice-President, Research, Innovation and Strategic Initiatives, Niagara College

 

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Daniele Medlej

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Office of the Minister of Science and Sport

343-291-4204

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Media Relations

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

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Cell: 905 328 2532

jgreco@niagaracollege.ca

NC Teaching Brewery stands strong at U.S. Open Beer Championship with bronze medal win

When it comes crafting award-winning craft beer, the Niagara College Teaching Brewery has flexed its muscle once again with a new international medal win for strong ale.

The NC Teaching Brewery – home to the College’s Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program – was announced as a bronze medal winner at the U.S. Open Beer Championship on July 9 for its Beer 101 Strong Ale (Old Ale/ Strong Ale category).

The competition is the only one to include beers from professional breweries and award-winning home-brewers, with judges from the United States, Canada and England. The 2019 U.S. Open Beer Championship drew more than 7,000 beer entries representing more than 130 different styles.

“Winning a medal for one of our student-crafted beers at a major international competition like the U.S. Open is a testament to the quality of the applied education we offer our students at Niagara College,” said Steve Gill, general manager of NC’s Learning Enterprises. “Our Brewmaster students are equipped with the skills they need to succeed and lead the industry in the future, as well as hands-on experience with crafting quality products that are applauded as among the best in North America.”

“The fact that our student-brewed beers are continually doing so well is fantastic,” said Brewmaster professor Jon Downing – who led the opening of more than 100 breweries around the world before bringing his expertise to NC prior to the launch of its Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program in 2010. “Their talent and dedication to the craft, even as students, shows in the fact that they are brewing world-class beers, from ‘grain in’ to ‘cans out.’”

Dow Scoggins, director of the U.S. Open Beer, College and Cider Championship, noted the NC Teaching Brewery’s continued success at the U.S. Open.

“Over the years, Niagara College’s students have consistently medaled at this competition – a pretty amazing feat considering they are competing with some of the world’s best brewers,” said Scoggins.

A group of the College’s Brewmaster students also got a taste of what it’s like to judge an international beer competition – about 1,600 different tastes, in fact. Downing, who also serves as director of judging for the U.S. Open Beer Championship, led a group of about a dozen Brewmaster students to Oxford, Ohio from June 21-23 where they participated in the final session of judging which began in Atlanta two weeks earlier. The group from NC helped judge about 70 out of the 130 categories for the competition, which involved judging about 1,600 samples in a single weekend. The beers are judged ‘blind’ to ensure fairness and judges do not participate in judging their own beer entries.

“There’s nowhere else in the world they could possibly get this kind of experience,” noted Downing.

Scoggins applauded the College’s involvement in the competition.

“Today, the U.S. Open Beer Championship is the third largest beer competition in North America and, since 2014, Niagara College Teaching Brewery students have joined the U.S. Open brew crew. The NC students help serve, clean and judge beers,” said Scoggins. “If it was not for the students, the U.S. Open would have never grown as large as it is today.”

Third-semester Brewmaster student Elizabeth Beresford valued the opportunity to participate in judging for a major competition, and plans to include the experience she gained on her resumé.

“This was beyond anything I ever thought I would experience as a student,” she said. “We met a lot of different people from the industry from across the U.S., and we got to taste so many different kinds of beers that we otherwise wouldn’t have had the opportunity to taste.”

Beer 101 Strong is a British ale first brewed at the College as a version of the Teaching Brewery’s multiple-award-winning Christmas beer, Rudolph’s Red Nose Ale, which proved so popular it became one of the main Beer 101 offerings. The 7.5% Scottish ale’s medals include:

  •  U.S. Open Beer Championships – gold in 2018, bronze in 2017;
  • Canadian Brewing Awards – bronze in 2019, silver in 2018;
  • Ontario Brewing Awards – silver in 2018, gold in 2016, and gold in 2013); and
  •  Dublin Craft Beer Cup – silver in 2015 (for bottle version: Brewmaster Strong Ale).

Beer 101 Strong Ale is available for purchase at the Niagara College Teaching Brewery retail store (135 Taylor Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake). Proceeds from sales support student learning.

For info on the U.S. Open visit http://usopenbeer.com/

NC’s Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program was launched in 2010 as the first of its kind in Canada. The award-winning, two-year program offers extensive hands-on training at an on-site, state-of-the-art Teaching Brewery to prepare students for employment in the expanding brewery, microbrewery and brewpub industries. Located at the College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, students learn from award-winning faculty and have access to on-site hop yard and local farm products to brew a full range of beer styles. Visit ncteachingbrewery.ca/

Niagara College offers more than 130 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs as well as more than 600 credit, vocational and general interest Part-Time Studies courses. Areas of specialization include food and wine sciences, advanced technology, media, applied health and community safety, supported by unique learning enterprises in food, wine, beer, distilling, horticulture and esthetics. For more information visit niagaracollege.ca

 

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Beer 101 Strong Ale

Beer 101 Strong Ale won a bronze medal at the 2019 U.S. Open Beer Championship.

 

Media inquiries, please contact:

 

Julie Greco

Communications Consultant

Office: 905 641-2252 ext. 7368

Cell: 905 328 2532

jgreco@niagaracollege.ca

 

Andrew Korchok

Communications Consultant

Office: 905 641-2252 ext. 7430

Cell: 905 329-1642

akorchok@niagaracollege.ca

Reminder: Helen Armstrong retirement celebration

A message from Wendy Dueck, director, Development and Alumni Relations:

On behalf of the Development & Alumni Relations team, it is with mixed emotions that I advise of the retirement of Helen Armstrong from her role as Development Officer – Scholarships & Bursaries, effective August 31.

While we are very happy for Helen that her retirement from this position allows her to spend more time on an activity that she has pursued with passion for the past nine years – teaching ESL part-time at Niagara College – she is a valued member of our team and will be greatly missed.

Helen has served in various roles at NC for almost 17 years. During this time, she has been committed to fundraising for scholarships and bursaries, helping to ensure ongoing financial support is available for our students. Helen has built many positive relationships with donors, including one that resulted in the College receiving the largest gift ever as a bequest in a Will of a long time donor whom Helen had thoughtfully stewarded over many years.

We are pleased to invite members of the NC community to an Open House to celebrate Helen’s many years of service and dedication, extend congratulations on her upcoming retirement from her full-time position, and wish her well in the next phase of her ncstory!

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Location: Development & Alumni Relations Office
Suite 303, Niagara Corporate Business Centre
509 Glendale Ave. E, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara College agrees to purchase Niagara Corporate Business Centre

As its campus spaces continue to grow and evolve, Niagara College has agreed to purchase the Niagara Corporate Business Centre (NCBC) in Niagara-on-the-Lake from Trivieri Investments Limited and is scheduled to assume ownership of the property on August 23.

Located on Glendale Avenue East in the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, the 33-acre property, which includes a three-story office building, is adjacent to Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, and is already home to Niagara College offices that were previously leased from Trivieri Investments Limited. “With its size and location right next door to our Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, the Niagara Corporate Business Centre property provides long-term flexibility and room for expansion,” said Niagara College president Dan Patterson. “As we look to the future, this acquisition will help ensure the College’s ability to accommodate the needs of our growing community, and remain among the most innovative and unique learning environments in Canada.”

The NCBC is currently home to 18 businesses and agencies as well as some Niagara College administrative offices. Current building operations at the property will continue unchanged. Niagara College will work with Niagara Region and the Town-of-Niagara-on-the-Lake to explore options for the property under the Glendale District Planning process.

Niagara College offers more than 130 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs as well as more than 600 credit, vocational and general interest Part-Time Studies courses. Areas of specialization include food and wine sciences, advanced technology, media, applied health and community safety, supported by unique learning enterprises in food, wine, beer, distilling, horticulture and esthetics. For more information visit niagaracollege.ca

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Media inquiries, please contact:

Andrew Korchok

Communications Consultant

Niagara College

Office: 905 641-2252 ext. 7430

Cell: 905 329-1642

akorchok@niagaracollege.ca

FedDev Ontario supports expansion of Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation

$14-million investment will enable network to grow to 10 partners, enhance its reach into the manufacturing community and support over 550 jobs

The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of helping Canadian manufacturers adopt leading-edge technologies so they can grow and compete both at home and abroad.

On July 11, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, along with Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, announced a FedDev Ontario contribution of $14 million to Niagara College to expand the Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI). This announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario.

Created in 2016 with a $7.3-million contribution from FedDev Ontario, SONAMI is a network of seven post-secondary institutions that pools the resources and expertise of its members and matches them to the needs of smaller manufacturers. This enables them to adopt cutting-edge technologies into their operations to increase productivity and create innovative new products, grow and diversify their businesses into new markets and become more competitive.

With new funding, SONAMI will expand its geographic reach beyond the Niagara region by adding three new post-secondary institutions. Companies will be able to connect to a broader range of expertise and knowledge in areas such as bio-industrial manufacturing, green product manufacturing and “Industry 4.0” technologies, including digitally enabled and intelligent manufacturing.

The expanded network will provide technical knowledge and expertise to another 240 businesses as they work to commercialize up to 240 new products. The project will create and maintain 552 permanent jobs and provide skills training and development for up to 360 students and researchers, preparing young Canadians for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

“The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the advanced manufacturing innovation ecosystem in southern Ontario, a vital manufacturing region in Canada.The SONAMI network offers the linkages and expertise that our smaller manufacturers need to seize new opportunities, develop the workforce of the future and adopt the latest technologies to remain competitive on a global scale.”
— The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario

“The Government of Canada proudly supports our advanced manufacturing sector, a pillar of the regional ecosystem in southern Ontario. SONAMI’s award-winning partnership model offers a single window for smaller manufacturers to access leading-edge expertise and facilities. With this FedDev Ontario funding, SONAMI will expand its network, allowing even more businesses to access the support they need to innovate, grow and compete in the economy of the future.”
– The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

“Niagara College and its SONAMI partners are pushing the limits of what our manufacturers can do. The network has already demonstrated its ability to help companies grow and create jobs for the Niagara Region and well beyond. I look forward to seeing the successes that will come from an expanded network.”
– Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre

“Today’s announcement is a great example of how the most innovative solutions happen through collaboration. FedDev Ontario’s support to expand SONAMI will not only help to create jobs here in the Niagara region, but also help more manufacturers adopt leading-edge technology and access the expertise needed to succeed now, as well as build skills for the jobs of the future.”
– Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines

“We are thankful to FedDev Ontario for this significant new investment in SONAMI. Niagara College is proud of the network’s tremendous success as a one-stop shop for advanced manufacturing applied research in southern Ontario. With this expansion, we will continue to help small- and medium-sized enterprises remain competitive, while enabling our students to gain valuable skills working on cutting-edge solutions for our industry partners. Together, we are stimulating the economy while building essential skills for tomorrow’s workforce.”
Dan Patterson, PhD, President, Niagara College

https://youtu.be/K_EdmLPd-9o

Quick facts

  • Led by Niagara College, the SONAMI partnership includes Mohawk College, Sheridan College, McMaster University, Conestoga College, Fanshawe College and Lambton College.
  • Through the funding announced today, SONAMI will reach beyond its existing client base of nearly 12,000 manufacturing businesses across southern Ontario.
  • To date, SONAMI has worked with 109 businesses to commercialize more than 140 products.
  • Niagara College received the 2019 Research Partnership Award from the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) for the significant impact SONAMI has had on the regional economy. The SONAMI project administrator also received CARA’s Walter Hitschfeld Award for her dedication and exceptional impact on research administration.
  • FedDev Ontario’s non-repayable contribution is leveraging over $24 million in funding, including $14 million from industry collaborators and $10.3 million from SONAMI member post-secondary institutions.
  • This year marks 10 years of FedDev Ontario delivering funding and business services to support innovation and growth in southern Ontario.

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From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

 

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Niagara College Communications Consultant

Julie Greco

Office: 905 641-2252 ext. 7368

Cell: 905 328 2532

jgreco@niagaracollege.ca

Success uncorked: NC’s Gastronomy Chardonnay earns 2019 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines

The awards keep pouring in.

The Niagara College Teaching Winery shone at the 2019 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Ontario Wines, with NC’s 2017 Gastronomy Chardonnay making the shortlist of just 11 winning wines.

This is the second award for the student-crafted, barrel-fermented chardonnay from the College’s on-campus estate vineyard (St. David’s Bench), which won gold at the 25th annual Ontario Wine Awards this June for the Oaked Chardonnay Award Under $20 category.

The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, presented the awards at a ceremony on June 24 during the 4th Annual Winetario event at George Brown College. The NC Teaching Winery 2017 Gastronomy Chardonnay was a standout win among big names in wine for overall excellence, regardless of vintage or varietal, including Peller Estates, Jackson-Triggs, and Trius. The winning wines were chosen from 542 wines submitted by 78 wineries. The variety was created for Les Marmitons Niagara, a gastronomic and social club of men who share a common interest in food, wine and the culinary arts.

“All of you have made remarkable wines, and each is richly deserving of these awards,” said Dowdeswell in her opening remarks. “And how wonderful it is to see the Niagara College Teaching Winery in the winners’ circle this year! Not only are you pioneers of education in the field of winemaking in Ontario, but your students are already making good on their promise. Your achievement bodes well for the whole industry.”

Steve Gill, general manager, Niagara College Learning Enterprises, attended the award ceremony. “The Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines is a testament to applied learning at Niagara College,” said Gill. “Not only did our students play a key role in producing this award-winning wine from our Teaching Winery, we are tremendously proud of the winemakers behind many of the other award-winning wines who are graduates of Niagara College’s wine programs – including our own Niagara College Teaching Winery winemaker Gavin Robertson.”

‘It’s always great to see our Teaching Winery products do well in competitions because it demonstrates to our students – who are very much a part of our everyday winemaking operations – that the lessons that we deliver in lecture and labs hold true when scaled-up in commercial application,” said Gavin Robertson, winemaker and instructor at NC’s Teaching Winery. “Our hope as instructors is that this marriage of science and practice provides a sound foundation for our students to enter the workforce and become leaders, producing their own award-winning wines and also contributing to the growth and development of the Canadian wine industry in other significant ways.”

In addition to Robertson, who graduated from the College’s Winery and Viticulture Technician program in 2011, many of the award-winning wineries are staffed by winemakers who are graduates of NC’s Winery and Viticulture Technician program. They include Chris Frey, winemaker at Megalomaniac (2009 graduate), Yvonne Irvine, assistant winemaker at Creekside Estates (2008 graduate), Paul Pender, winemaker at Tawse Estates (2006 graduate), and Allison Findlay, assistant winemaker at Flat Rock Cellars (2014 graduate).

The award-winning wine is available at Niagara College’s Wine Visitor + Education Centre, located at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus (135 Taylor Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON). Proceeds from sales support student learning. Visit niagaracollegewine.ca

Niagara College’s Teaching Winery is the first and only commercial teaching winery in Canada. It is located at the College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, along with the NC Teaching Brewery and – the latest addition in September 2018 – the NC Teaching Distillery which were also the first of their kind in Canada.

Niagara College offers more than 130 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs; as well as more than 600 credit, vocational and general interest Part-Time Studies courses. Areas of specialization include food and wine sciences, advanced technology, media, applied health and community safety, supported by unique learning enterprises in food, wine, beer, spirits, horticulture and esthetics. For more information visit niagaracollege.ca.

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Media inquiries, please contact:

Michael Wales
Manager, Corporate Communications
Office: 905 735-2211 ext. 7773
Cell: 905 328-4101
mwales@niagaracollege.ca

Andrew Korchok
Communications Consultant
Office: 905 641-2252 ext. 7430
Cell: 905 329-1642
akorchok@niagaracollege.ca