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 17, 2023

TIME: 10:00-11:00 am PST / 1:00- 2:00 PM EST

COST: Complimentary for AIDV Canada members (code to be supplied), $25 for non members

DETAILS and REGISTRATIONhttps://www.aidv.ca/product/aidv-webinar-registration/

The access link will be emailed to registrants the week of the webinar.



  Doug Barzelay, Proprietor, Foxtrot Vineyards (Naramata Bench, B.C.)

  Jim D’Andrea, Proprietor, Noble Ridge Vineyards and Winery (Okanagan Falls, B.C.)

  Bill Knutson, Proprietor, SpearHead Winery (Southeast Kelowna, B.C.)

  Tara Mathison, Proprietor, Lakeboat Vineyard and Winery (Kaleden, B.C.)


Al Hudec, AIDV Canada Board Member and Partner, Farris LLP



  • business setting, pricing and cost decision making and outlook for 2023
  • regulatory framework as enabler and/or hindrance
  • risk management for growing grapes in a changing climate
  • selling wine into shifting trade channels and to changing demographics

Posted December 18, 2022 by Karen