Grower and Winemaker Townhall
September 7, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
In collaboration with viticulture and enology extension programs at: Ohio State University, University of Maryland, Rutgers University, North Carolina State University, University of Georgia, University of Tennessee, University of Kentucky, Mississippi State University, Texas Tech, Texas A&M, Colorado State University, New Mexico State University, University of Nebraska, Iowa State University, Purdue University, University of Minnesota, Michigan State University, and University of Wisconsin.
Regional viticulture and enology specialists will present a Grower and Winemaker Town Hall virtual meeting series to give seasonal updates and answer pre-submitted and live questions from grape and wine industry stakeholders.
The structure of these meetings depends on pre-submitted questions.
Use the link in the attached flyer to pre-submit questions for viticulture and enology specialists to answer live during the meeting.
Please feel free to submit questions related to any topic by June 1st.
See below for the topic area suggestions for our first meeting on June 8th.
Updated topic suggestions will follow in forthcoming meeting announcements.
Viticulture focus area: pre-bloom to post-fruit set management (canopy management, fruit zone leaf removal, nutrition, young vine establishment, fruit set, fungal disease management)
Enology focus area: filtration and bottling (types of filtration, filter pad maintenance & usage, pre-bottling sanitation, pre-bottling additions, bottling line cleanliness & quality controls)
There will be a total of four town hall meetings throughout the growing season. Meetings will be held from 3PM to 5PM on the following Tuesdays: June 8th, July 13th, August 10th, and September 7th.
The first two meetings will be hosted by Cornell University and the second two meetings will be hosted by Penn State Extension.
Use the link below to register and choose your breakout room (viticulture or enology) for the June 8th meeting.