Grape Day 2011 - Vendor Space Sold Out.

Grape Day is a one day conference featuring in-depth seminars
on the latest advances and developments in viticulture and vineyard management.

Who should attend?
Winemakers, Winery and Vineyard Owners and Managers and anyone who is interested in wine.

Thursday, April 21, 2011
Keyways Vineyard & Winery

7:30 - 8am                     Vendor Exhibits, Registration, Continental Breakfast
                                    Sponsored by Riverside Agricultural Supplies

8 - 8:15am                     Welcome
                                    Jeff Wiens; Wiens Family Cellars, TVWA President
                                    Ben Drake; Drake Enterprise, TVWA Viticulture Chair
8:15 – 8:30am               Temecula Area-Wide GWSS Project
                                    Dr. Nick Toscano; Extension Specialist, Emeritus, College of Natural and Agricultural                                       Sciences, University of Riverside

8:30 - 9am                    T
he Effectiveness of Within-Vineyard Sharpshooter Control for Limiting PD Spread
                                    Dr. Matthew Daugherty; Assistant Extension Specialist, UC Riverside

9 - 9:45am                    Preventing Establishment of European Grapevine Moth Through Early Detection
                                    Dr. Walt Bentley; UC IPM Entomologist, UC Kearney Agricultural Center, Fresno County

9:45 - 10:30am              Designing a Cover Crop System for your Vineyard:  A Landscape Approach
                                    Dr. Glenn McGourty; Viticulture and Plant Science Advisor, UC Cooperative
                                    Extension, Mendocino and Lake Counties

10:30 - 10:45am            Break, Vendor Exhibits

10:45 - 11:30am            Hang Time and Crop Forcing
                                    Dr, Sanliang Gu; Professor of Viticulture and Ricchiuti Chair of Viticulture Research
                                    Fresno State University

11:30am - 12:15pm        State of the Wine Industry       
                                    Patrick Comiskey; Senior Correspondent, Wine & Spirits Magazine
12:15pm - 1pm              Lunch, Vendor Exhibits
                                    Sponsored by Labeltronix
1 - 1:45pm                    Update on Powdery Mildew
                                   Dr. Doug Gubler; Plant Pathology Department, UC Davis

1:45 - 2:30pm               Marketing and Social Media
                                   Paul Mabray; Founder, VinTank - A Wine Industry Think Tank

2:30 - 2:45pm               Break, Vendor Exhibits
2:45 - 4:15pm               Finishing Tannins
                                   Jose Santos; Business Director, Enartis Vinquiry
4:15 - 6pm                   Wine & Cheese Reception
                                  Sponsored by Crop Production Services


Participating Vendors

AWC Packaging, American AgCredit, California Glass, Chart/Cryotech Intl., Duarte Nursery, Electrostatic Spraying Systems, Enartis Vinquiry, Guillaume Grapevine NurseryMicroworks Wine Software, NuEarth, PBM Supply & Mfg., Precision Agri-Lab, Pro Refrigeration, Inc. Riverside Agricultural Supplies, Soil Topography Information, Sunridge Nurseries, SunWize Technologies,Tonnellerie Radoux USA, Inc., Vineyard Industry Products, Vyant/Marfred Industries, WineWare Software Corp.


Thank you to the following sponsors:
Crop Production Services, Riverside, CA, Labeltronix, Orange, CA, Riverside Agricultural Supplies, Ontario, CA, My VIP Events, Canyon Lake, CA. 


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