June 6, 2022 – PLACERVILLE, CA: The El Dorado Wine Grape Growers Association is pleased to welcome winemaker Bertus van Zyl as our guest speaker on Wednesday, June 15 at 6:00pm. The meeting will be held at the Placerville Veteran’s Hall located at 130 Placerville Dr., Placerville.
Bertus van Zyl, is the winemaker at Calistoga’s Tank Garage Winery and Napa’s James Cole Winery. Van Zyl is also co-owner/winemaker of Belong Wine Company in Napa. He will bring grape growers insight as a winemaker and grape buyer when working with different grape contract structures and arrangements. With recent wildfire events in mind, he will offer his perspective of smoke taint chemistry and tips on how growers can align their insurance and grape contract text to best protect their interest.
The meeting will begin with a program and project update by Mark Egbert, District Director of the El Dorado Resource Conservation District. All El Dorado County grape growers, vintners and interested parties are invited. There is no charge to attend. Check-in and social time begin at 6:00pm. For more information contact [email protected].
For more information about the meeting or the El Dorado Wine Grape Growers Association, contact Karen at [email protected] or call 707-853-3025 and leave a message for a callback. https://www.eldoradograpes.
The El Dorado Wine Grape Growers Association is committed to helping growers to improve quality and market visibility of wine grapes grown in El Dorado County. For more information visit our website https://www.