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2021 Cold Climate Conference

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - March 11 @ 7:00 pm PST

$25 – $50

The 2021 Cold Climate Conference will be held again VIRTUALLY!
2-DAY Conference
FEBRUARY 10TH & 11TH FROM 4:30 – 9:00 PM CENTRAL TIME

WEDNESDAY, February 10th
4:30-5:30 Get to know Explore Minnesota Tourism and the University of Minnesota Tourism Center with Xinyi Zian* and Lori Peterson*

ENOLOGY TRACK
6:00-7:00 Katie Cook* – Yeasts for wine style and types
7:00-8:00 John Taylor* – Back sweetening and sterile bottling
8:00-9:00 Jon Johnson* – Presses & pumps

VITICULTURE TRACK
6:00-7:00 Tony Wolf* – Vineyard floor and vine canopy management strategies to promote wine quality potential
7:00-8:00 Fritz Westover* – What are your grape leaves telling you: how to diagnose and treat leaf disorder symptoms
8:00-9:00 Annie Klodd* – Smart about Soil: Calculating fertilizer rates based on soil and foliar tests

THURSDAY, February 11th
4:30-5:30 MGGA Annual Meeting

TASTING ROOM & WINE BUSINESS TRACK
6:00-7:00 Carrie Bonnington – How to market and distribute legally: Trade restrictions and the 3 tier system
7:00-8:00 Becky Harris – Building a positive reaction to adversity: COVID and craft distilleries
8:00-9:00 Ed Rice – Branding & packaging design for wine

ENOLOGY TRACK
6:00-7:00 Annamarie Howard* – Malolactic fermentation
7:00-8:00 Joe Lutomske* – Closures: Options, performance,
environmental impact, and marketability
8:00-9:00 Aude Watrelot* – Rational use of sulfur dioxide in wines

VITICULTURE TRACK
6:00-7:00 Tim Martinson* – Vineyard floor and vine canopy management strategies to promote wine quality potential
7:00-8:00 Maria Smith* – Frost Protection: What Works?
8:00-9:00 Cain Hickey* – Fruit zone management theory and practice in humid regions

Register Here

Details

Start:
February 10 @ 4:00 pm PST
End:
March 11 @ 7:00 pm PST
Cost:
$25 – $50
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://www.mngrapes.org/page/2021ColdClimateConference

Organizer

Minnesota Grape Growers Association
Website:
https://www.mngrapes.org/

Venue

Webinar