2013 ASEV-ES Red Wine Symposium

On July 18, 2013 at the American Society for Enology and Viticulture, Eastern Section Conference in Winston-Salem, NC I attended the Symposium on Advances in Red Wine Production: Berry to Bottle.  The speakers included Diego Barison (NovaVine), Tony Wolf (Virginia … Continue reading

The VitisGen Project

Vitisgen (http://www.vitisgen.org/index.html) is a large, multi-disciplinary, collaborative project focused on decreasing the time, effort and cost involved in developing the next generation of grapes. Vitisgen incorporates cutting edge genomics technology and socioeconomic research into the traditional grape breeding and evaluation process, … Continue reading

A Visit with the Alabama Winemakers’ and Grape growers’ Association

On Sunday, May 19, 2013 I was invited to speak to the Alabama Winemakers’ and Grape growers’ Association (AWGA).  This group can be found online here: http://awgga.org/ I was asked to speak on grafting grapevines as well as some of my … Continue reading