Entries by Karen Graham

2024 Canadian Wine Law Conference

We are pleased to present AIDV Canada’s 2024 Wine Law Conference.  The agenda and speakers reflect the national coverage of the Canadian Chapter and the broad scope of current legal issues facing the wine industry in Canada. DATE: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 TIME: 11:45 am – 6:15pm EDT (in person) 9:00 am – 2:00 pm […]

Webinar: Is Alcohol Going Down “Tobacco Road”?

Is Alcohol Going Down “Tobacco Road”?  From Responsible Consumption to “No Safe Level” – a Paradigm Shift?    DATE:  Monday, March 4, 2024 TIME: 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time / 9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific Standard Time (may be extended to accommodate questions and discussion) REGISTRATION: register via this link COST: […]

“The Lost Grape” Documentary

Posted from Cristián Mír, AIDV member from Chile.  “As I mentioned during my presentation of GIs & Chilean Wine during the Annual Meeting in Kelowna, perhaps you all know Chile, but probably not everyone knows that the wine industry has been key to Chile’s economy, and most recently with the production of the lost variety […]

Wine Talks Seminar: Global Wine Law Update

How the changing international legal landscape will affect your winery’s operations in B.C. The International Wine Law Association (AIDV) is pleased to collaborate with Okanagan College to bring this webinar to the BC wine industry.  On the margins of AIDV’s annual global conference, several international wine law experts are convening to present a Global Wine Law […]

AIDV 2023 International Conference

33rd AIDV International Annual Meeting and Conference, Kelowna, Canada Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1, 2023 AIDV 2023 International Conference registration is now open to AIDV members worldwide. This year’s conference will take place in Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada. For the agenda and travel information, please consult the AIDV International website. Details […]

12th Summer School on Global Wine Law

The upcoming 12th Summer School on Global Wine Law will take place in Reims, from April 24 to 28, 2023. This year, the academic program will focus on sustainability in its various aspects, and the faculty includes: Bennett Caplan (FIVS) Stephen Charters (MW) Tracy Genesen (Wine Institute) Antonio Graça (Sogrape) Stefan Martin (EUIPO) Nicola Tinelli […]

U.S. Chapter Webinar (2023)

The U.S. section of the AIDV – Association Internationale des Juristes du Droit de la Vigne et du Vin (International Wine Law Association) – invites you to join us for a program on legal issues and trends in the wine industry. The program will focus on the state of the rapidly evolving U.S. wine market, […]

January 2023 AIDV Canada Webinar

Issues facing Canadian independent winery owners… who happen to be lawyers.  Have you ever dreamed of owning a winery?   Join AIDV Canada for a 60 minute webinar and hear from four independent winery owners – who happen to be current or former lawyers – who produce wine in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. DATE: Tuesday, January […]


Who Watches the Watchmen? Influencers in International Wine Trade Regulation and Policy Please join the U.S. Section of AIDV for a webinar on the regulation of wine and other related alcohol beverage products in areas such as labeling, certification, production, and methods of analysis. Date/Time: Mar 30, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern (US and Canada) If you […]