Lab Proficiency

The lab proficiency program started as an initiative to offer lab proficiency testing, accreditation by the BCWGC, and to provide educational tools for improved accuracy. Participation in the lab proficiency program is voluntary and all results are confidential. Testing is conducted in February and results are compiled and presented at the Summerland Research and Development Centre in early April.  The cost to participate is $40.  Alison Moyes, is Chair of the Lab Proficiency Committee. For more information about the program or to enroll for the upcoming session please contact Kate Durisek, 

Current Committee members include:

Chair: Alison Moyes

Board Liaison: Lyndsay O'Rourke

Mandate: To offer lab proficiency testing for laboratory accreditation by the BCWGC and to provide educational tools for improved accuracy.


Dena Grégoire (Arterra)

Severine Pinte (Le Vieux Pin)

Kai Hahn (Mission Hill)

Lynn Bremmer (Mt. Kobau)


External Partners

Niklaus Durisek (Okanagan Wine Lab)

Dr. Kevin Usher (SuRDC)

David Gregory (SuRDC)