2021 Web Series

Join us Next week for a must-see presentation with Dr. Andrew Landers  April 8th, 10:00 AM“Effective Vineyard Spraying” withDr Andrew Landers Dr Andrew Landers studied and taught agricultural engineering in England. He joined the faculty at Cornell University in 1998, and was based at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva for twenty years. […]

New WIGA Bulletin Board

Due to the large demand of communication requests WIGA receives, we have created a landing page called the Bulletin Board . Here you may find updates and information relevant to grape growing and winemaking. This may include updates and links from government and regulatory bodies, notices relevant to our industry, communication requests, and member classifieds. […]

Phylloxera update – Feb 17, 2021

WIGA hosted a free virtual seminar with Tracy Hueppelsheuser and her team from the BC Ag Ministry on February 17th, 2021. Slides and video from the presentation can be found under the “Resources Tab” Stay tuned for WIGA’s next presentation: “BC Coastal Grape Production and the Threat of Invasive Pests” with Tom Lowery PhD (March […]

2021 Web Series

For 2021, in place of our annual WIGA conference, we will be hosting a Web Series of virtual events including presentations, informational videos, panel discussions, question periods, etc.  Stay tuned and watch for our newsletters.

2020 Conference (Cancelled)

Regrettably, due to the ongoing global pandemic, the 2020 conference originally scheduled for May 6th has been cancelled.  Please check back for updates on future events.


  We are pleased to announce the 2019 WIGA Viticulture and Oenology Conference, and Island Wines Showcase, to be held on Wednesday, May 15 at the Ramada Hotel in Duncan. Click on the conference page for the lineup of Speakers, and to reserve your spot.    


  We are pleased to announce the 2018 WIGA Viticulture and Oenology Conference, and Island Wines Showcase, to be held on Wed May 16 at the Ramada Hotel in Duncan. For more information about securing your spot, please see the conference page.    


Learn one of the most important activities in the vineyard. Attendees will do hands-on pruning located near the tasting room, taught by Michael Abbott, vineyard manager at Blue Grouse. Cost $15 class only or $29 with lunch WHEN: Sat, Feb 10th, 2018 TIME: 10.30am to noon VENUE: Blue Grouse Winery  


We’ve made some changes to our website making it much easier to navigate. Use the drop down menu bar above to discover a host of valuable resources. Password protected areas of the site are accessible to individuals with valid WIGA memberships only. If you have already paid for your 2018 membership, but have not received […]