Tilman holds an associate degree in viticulture and oenology, and is a vineyard and winery specialist, providing services ranging from site assessment and conceptual design through to winemaking supervision and wine evaluation.

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Climate Change Will Alter How — And Where — Wines Are Made World-Wide

Forbes Magazine interviews Brian Freedman, author of ‘Crushed,’ about the effects of climate change on the world of winemaking. Insights into how winemakers around the world are adapting to different growing conditions, and what this may mean to wine drinkers around the world. Many existing wine regions such as California are grappling with increased heat…

Some Millennials Turning away from Wine?

W. Blake Gray digs a little further into the recent market reports that Millennials are turning away from (some) wine. His main points:   Millennials like healthy products Millennials find their parents’ wine boring Millennials want a personal experience   Young couple with friends on rest, outdoors  

Cider-making craze hits UBC Apple Festival

A cider-brewing craze has hit Metro Vancouver — spurred on by trends like gluten-free living and a love for fermented drinks like kombucha, according to those in the know. The fad has spread all the way to the University of British Columbia’s Apple Festival this weekend, where, for the first time, growers will sell trees with apples…