If you are new to the industry, please consider attending VA vineyards association’s annual meeting. This year, we have a half-day beginner’s workshop on Thursday the Feb 5th
Introduction to mid-Atlantic wine grape production
When: 5 February 2015
Where: Omni Hotel, Charlottesville VA (part of the VVA’s winter technical meeting) Registration: At VVA website (http://www.virginiavineyardsassociation.com/)
Details: This will be a team-taught program designed for those either exploring grape production or recently engaged in wine grape growing. Program will be followed by a reception with experienced grape growers and winery representatives.
Virginia Vineyards Association’s winter technical meeting When: 6 -7 February 2015
Where: Omni Hotel, Charlottesville VA
Registration: At VVA website (http://www.virginiavineyardsassociation.com/). The meeting is open to all, not just VVA members. The program timing details are provided at the VVA website. The following provides a bit more explanation as to what each topic will cover, day by day.
There will be many good talks in viticulture and enology as usual. In terms of disease management, there will be several sessions: 1) Virus panel (Friday), 2) Research updates (Saturday), 3) Interactive discussion session (Saturday), and 4) Winter injury/disease.
Hope to see you soon!