Wine Grower News

The NGWI is now the NGRA

Vineyard Manager Position - University of Missouri – Columbia

GrapeVine Magazine Best of the Midwest Wine Competition

Required Winter Chilling Hours for Grapes with U.S. Map

2018 Finger Lakes Intl. Wine Competition Results are Now Available

SARE Research Project Summaries and list of Grants Available

4-19, VitisGen & Upcoming 5-8 Northern Grape Project Webinars

4-21, Grapevine Pruning & Vineyard Prep Workshop - Cannon Falls, MN

Results of the 2018 California State Fair Wine Competition

4-(14 & 15), VESTA Wine Sensory Workshop – Green Bay, WI

4-(16 or 17), From Tank to Bottle Workshop II, Elmaro Vineyard – WI

4-19 WGGA Spring Vineyard School – Cambridge Winery, Cambridge, WI

6-(5-6), Distillation Basics Workshop – Mountain Grove, MO

6-(20-22), Grapevine Magazine Midwest Viniculture Expo – Davenport, IA

SCRI Trunk Disease Project Page – Bookmark this one!

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Total Number of Wineries in U.S. by State

4-10-18 National Drought Monitor Map

Upcoming Wine Competitions

FREE: 2018 MI Grape & Wine Conference Presentations Now Online

2017 Annual Iowa Native Wine Sales, Production & Inventory Report

FREE: Check out the NEW TTB Online Presentations

FREE: 3-26, How to measure alcohol with an electric ebulliometer

3-28, Deadline to Register: VIN 214 Spring Viticulture Technology

FREE: Promoting Beneficial Insects in Vineyards Webinar – USDA NRCS

4-(7&8), VESTA VIN 268 Wine & Must Analysis – Springfield, MO

4-10, 5-8, Upcoming Northern Grape Project & 4-19, VitisGen Webinars

4-14, Grapevine Pruning & Vineyard Prep Workshop - Cannon Falls, MN

4-(14 & 15), VESTA Wine Sensory Workshop – Green Bay, WI

4-(16 or 17), From Tank to Bottle Workshop II, Elmaro Vineyard – WI

4-(16-18), 5th Annual Inside Missouri Cooperage Tour- VESTA

4-19 WGGA Spring Vineyard School – Cambridge Winery, Cambridge, WI

6-(5-6), Distillation Basics Workshop – Mountain Grove, MO

6-(20-22), Grapevine Magazine Midwest Viniculture Expo – Davenport, IA

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Do you need a Certified Private Pesticide Applicators License? Probably.

2017/2018 VineSmith Winegrape Spray Guides - On Sale

FREE: 2 Grape Disease Mgt. ppt presentations from VA Tech Univ.

3-6 Deadline - 2018 International Amateur Wine Competition

3-(7-9), Show Me Grape & Wine Conference and Symposium – MO

FREE: 3-13, Next Northern Grape Project Webinar – Register Now!

3-(14-15), VESTA VIN 266 Wine Sensory Evaluation – St. Charles, MO

FREE: Presentations/Handouts from 2018 Fruit & Vegetable Conference

FREE: 3-15, First of VitisGen2 Webinar Series- Cornell University

3-(15-17), Cold Climate Conference – Bloomington, MN

4-(7&8), VESTA VIN 268 Wine & Must Analysis – Springfield, MO

4-(16 or 17), From Tank to Bottle Workshop II,  Elmaro Vineyard - WI

Mid-American Wine Competition will be held July 13-15, 2018

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Current U.S. Frost & Snow Depth Map

FREE: 2018 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide

Iowa: Remember to Re-register Your Vineyard on Field Watch Program

Winemakers Research Exchange – Virginia

FREE: 2018 Silicon Valley Bank State of the Wine Industry Report, 45 pp.

FREE: USDA Report on Pesticide Residues in Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

2-(18-19), IWGA Conference

FREE: Northern Grapes Webinar Series is Back

FREE: 2-20, Bottling Stability Webinar from Enartis USA

2-(26-27), Big Data for (Sm)all Farmers – Scheman Building, Ames, IA

FREE: New Publication: Winery Establishment Considerations & Costs

2018 International Amateur Wine Competition

3-(7-9), Show Me Grape & Wine Conference and Symposium – MO

3-(14-15), VESTA VIN 266 Wine Sensory Evaluation – St. Charles, MO

FREE: 3-15, First of VitisGen2 Webinar Series- Cornell University

3-(15-17), Cold Climate Conference – Bloomington, MN

4-(7&8), VESTA VIN 268 Wine & Must Analysis – Springfield, MO

4-(9-19), Siebel Institute of Technology Brewing Microbiology Course

FREE: Wine Making Calculation Tools from Wine Business.com

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U.S. Drought Monitor Map

FREE: 2018 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide

FREE: Small Wine Brands 7-week Wine Marketing Course via E-mail

Viticulture Position – Highland Community College – Wamego, KS

3-(15-17), Cold Climate Conference – Bloomington, MN

FREE: CCOVI, Brock University Lecture Series Started January 15

FREE: Organic Transition Business Planner – 180 pp. from SARE

2-(18-19), Register Now for the IWGA Conference

FREE: 2-5, UW-Madison Winemaking Workshop – Wollersheim Winery

3-(7-9), Show Me Grape & Wine Conference and Symposium - MO

4-(9-19), Siebel Institute of Technology Brewing Microbiology Course

FREE: Evaluating cold hardy winegrape maturity pub from UW Extension

7-30 to 8-2, VitiNord 2018 will be in Scandinavia

FREE: Maryland Sustainable Practices Grape Growing Workbook

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1900 thru 2017, National Ave. U.S. Yearly Temperature Graph

25 Grape Pruning Documents

50 Grape Pruning Videos

James F. Nickell – IL Vineyard Icon Passes Away

FREE: New, Iowa Wine, Beer & Distillery Directory now available

FREE: Small Wine Brands 7-week Wine Marketing Course via E-mail

EPA Releases Draft Risk Assessments for Glyphosate

Viticulture Position – Highland Community College – Wamego, KS

Cold Climate Conference is now taking Vendor Registrations

FREE, CCOVI, Brock University Lecture Series Starts January 15th

Entries begin Jan. 13th for International Mazer Cup Mead Competition

FREE: 1-18, Webinar, Fining, Wine Stability & Sensory Improvement

FREE: 1-25 Soil Health in Diverse Cropping Systems Webinar – MO

2-(18-19), Register Now for the IWGA Conference

FREE: 2-5, UW-Madison Winemaking Workshop – Wollersheim Winery

7-30 to 8-2, VitiNord 2018 will be in Scandinavia

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National Weather Service U.S. Map of Frost & Snow Depths

FREE: Online Reference for Small Business

FREE: Global Wine Statistics eBook 1860 to 2016 – 584 pp.

Big Tax Savings with the Craft Beverage Modernization Tax Reform Act

Cold Climate Conference is now taking Vendor Registrations

12-31, Early Registration Deadline for Cornell CUVEE Program

1-(5 & 6), 2018 Heartland Wine Conference – Lawrence, KS

1-(8-12), Cider & Perry Production Certification Course -  Geneva, NY

FREE: 1-25 Soil Health in Diverse Cropping Systems Webinar – MO

2-(18-19), Register Now for the IWGA Conference

1-(26 & 27), 19th Greater KC Cellarmasters Amateur Wine Competition

First year depreciation jumps from 50% to 100% for planted vines.

FREE: 2-5, UW-Madison Winemaking Workshop – Wollersheim Winery

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12-26-17 U.S. Drought Monitor Map

12-31, Application Deadline for OSU Viticulture Extension Specialist

3-2, Deadline to Apply for Iowa Specialty Crops Grants

Could Your Winery be Exempt from Registering with the FDA?

FREE 12-21, Webinar on Microbe Management in Wine – Enartis, USA

FREE: 1 hr Online Effective Vineyard Spraying Course

FREE: 5 Week Online Course in Viticulture & Enology – France

FREE: Wine Vine 101 Online Course Adelaide University – Australia

Cold Climate Conference is now taking Vendor Registrations

High pH High TA wine? Lower the pH with Cation Exchange Resin Beads

12-31, Early Registration Deadline for Cornell CUVEE Program

FREE: Air Temperature Inversions & Pesticide Drift Publication - NDSU

1-(4+5), Wine Microbiology Workshop – ISU, Ames, IA

1-(5 & 6), 2018 Heartland Wine Conference – Lawrence, KS

1-(8-12), Cider & Perry Production Certification Course -  Geneva, NY

1-(26 & 27), 19th Greater KC Cellarmasters Amateur Wine Competition

2-5, FREE UW-Madison Winemaking Workshop – Wollersheim Winery

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12-19-17 Year to Date U.S. Rainfall Map

ISU Soil & Plant Analysis Laboratory Will Close Permanently 12-31-17

Congrats to these Midwest Wineries for Wins at the Jefferson Cup

At What Temperature Does Wine Freeze

FREE: 5 Week Online Course in Viticulture & Enology – France

FREE: Wine Vine 101 Online Course Adelaide University – Australia

Cold Climate Conference is now taking Vendor Registrations

12-11, Iowa Winemakers Roundtable – ISU, Ames, IA

12-31, Early Registration Deadline for Cornell CUVEE Program

12-15, Deadline to Register for VESTA VIN 212

1-(4+5), Wine Microbiology Workshop – ISU, Ames, IA

1-(26 & 27), 19th Greater KC Cellarmasters Amateur Wine Competition

2-5, FREE UW-Madison Winemaking Workshop – Wollersheim Winery

International Brewing Diploma – Siebel Institute of Technology

3-(7-8), License to Steal Wine Marketing Conference – Lancaster, PA

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Barefoot Wines do well at Jefferson Cup Invitational

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