Don't forget to register now for the March 23, 2012 Grape Varietals and Grafting workshop
presented by the Appalachian State University Enology and Viticulture program, and hosted by Round Peak Vineyards of Mount Airy, NC. Registration deadline will be Monday, March 19th.
Vineyard owners and managers considering replanting or expanding your vineyard, join us for a discussion of plant material selection and grape varietal performance on the East Coast.
Rick Dunst of AA Vineyards will lead us through the decision-making process of selecting appropriate rootstocks and scions for your vineyard. A tasting is tentatively planned featuring varietal wines.
We will hear an update from Dr. Sara Spayd of NC State, project co-director on the ongoing multi-state East Coast varietal trials funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
Additionally, Gabriele Rausse of Gabriele Rausse Winery, Charlottesville, VA, will provide a discussion and demonstration on grafting grapevines (table grafting).
The workshop will run from 9:30am to 2pm, hosted by Round Peak Vineyards of Mount Airy, NC. There is no fee for this workshop but plan to bring $15 for lunch (pay on site by check or cash).
Follow this link to register: http://mar2012asuev.eventbrite.com
The 2010 - 2012 Craft Beverage Workshop Series is presented thanks to support from the Small Business Administration, North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, and GoldenLEAF Foundation. Workshops are science-based and production-relevant, with topics based on producer input.