This workshop will be held at Surry Community College, SBVE Building,
630 So. Main Street, Dobson, NC 27017
Tuesday, July 23rd at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pre- Registration Required - Click the following link - https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4273922
10:00 12:00 pm
Preparing for Harvest
Dr. Mark Hoffman/NCSU, Sarah Bowman/ SCC, Eric Case/ Burntshirt Vineyards
Grape Harvest in the Southeast; Complex Decision Making over the Whole Season
Dr. Mark Hoffman/NCSU
Crop Estimate Methodology, Canopy & Crop Load Management to balance Brix, pH, TA & sensory components
Rots & Rain; When to Harvest, when to wait?
Eric Case/ Burnstshirt Vineyards (Recipient of the NCWA Grower of Excellence Award for 2018
12:00 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Optimizing Harvest & Fermentation
David Bower/ SCC, Megan Hereford/ Scott Laboratories, Shaun Richardson/ Laffort, USA
Beyond Brix -David Bower/SCC
- Assessing ripeness and picking on pH, What high pH means for winemaking
- Interpreting brix via a refractometer
- Utlizing parameters beyond Brix, pH, and TA to assess ripeness (Malic Acid, Glucose/Fructose/YAN-combined), what is it?
Yeast Selection Based on Harvest Conditions -Shaun Richardson/ Laffort, USA
• Adjustments for rot / underripe grapes / Mythoxypyrazines / style
Harvest Protocol - Megan Hereford/ Scott Laboratories
- Nutrients & addition protocols
- Optional additions & their benefits (tannins, MLF co-innoc, etc.)
QAP Harvest Panel - David Bower/SCC
o Harvest Panel details & services offered with the QAP program.
Ask the Winemaker - Mark Friszolowski/ Childress Vineyards, Nadia Hetzel/ Cypress Bend Vineyards, David Bower/ Surry Cellars
o Q&A with a panel of experienced winemakers
Subject To Change
This workshop will be held at Weathervane Winery
1452 Welcome-Arcadia Road, Lexington, NC 27295
Tuesday May 21st, 2019 at 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Pre-Registration Required – click the following link - www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4228962
$25 per person (Includes Lunch)
10:00 AM - Renee Metz/ NC ABC – Issues & Questions
11:00 AM - Special Agent Kenneth Brandsema/ ALE (Alcohol Law Enforcement)– Issues & Questions
12:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM - NC Department of Revenue - Learn How to Report the Annual Report by Wineries to Retail Establishments by All Wineries who hold a Wholesale Permit, Due July 1st.
1:45 PM - TTB Form 5120.17(702) - Report of Wine Premises Operations –
Mark Friszolowski/ Childress Vineyards.
2:30 PM – NCDOR - B-C- 784 Form – Wine Wholesaler & Importer & Resident Winery Excise Tax Return-
Patricia McRitchie/ McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks
3:15 PM - Questions