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2018 Georgia Wine Producers Conference

Emily DeFoor, General Manager at Habersham Winery and Georgia Wine Producers President, has recently updated the information about the 2018 Georgia Wine Producers Conference.

Some pertinent information follows – please share with those you think will be interested in attending this event.

For Registration, Seminar Details, and Hotel, please visit
http://www.georgiawineproducers.org/2018-annual-meeting/

The Georgia Wine Producers Annual Members Meeting and Conference is scheduled for January 23-24, 2018 at Chateau Elan Resort & Winery in Braselton, GA.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
1:00-4:00 GWP Annual Meeting – Members Only

6:00-9:00 “Taste Georgia!” Wine Tasting Reception
Featuring 20 GWP Wineries & GA Grown Food Samples
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
9:00-12:00 Seminars
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-4:00 Seminars

Featured Speakers:
Dr. Tony Wolf – Grapevine nutrition (N-P-K): Beyond the basics
Dr. Andy Walker – Vinifera Quality PD Resistant Wine Grapes are Nearing Release
Dr. Cain Hickey- Growing Your Blend
Rachael White- Retro-fitting Vertically Shoot-Positioned Petit Manseng to Improve Vineyard Crop Yield
Simone Bergese- Muscadine vs. Vinifera: The Winemaking Approach
Jason Burrus- Hybrid Varietal Winemaking: Cellar Production Methods
Annette Boyd -Virginia Wines: Moving Forward With Marketing

Registration includes admission to all of the above events plus Lunch on Wednesday and non-alcohol beverage service during the meeting and sessions.

Members Conference Registration $145 (After 01/08/18 registration is $160)

Non Members Conference Registration $160 (After 01/08/18 registration is $175)