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27th Annual Grape Day

Thursday, April 22, 2010
 at Wilson Creek Winery

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.

7:30 - 8am                    Vendor Exhibits, Registration, Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Pro Refrigeration, Inc.
8 - 8:15am                    Welcome
                                    Bill Wilson, TVWA President; Ben Drake, TVWA Viticulture Chair
8:15 – 9:15am               Estimating Vineyard Water Use
                             Dr. Larry Williams; Plant Scientist, Dept of Viticulture & Enology, UCDavis
                             Kearney Agricultural Center
9:15 – 10am                 State of the Industry
                                    Camron King; Program Director, CAWG
10:00 – 11am                Break, Vendor Exhibits           
11am – 11:30                Pierce's Disease Update             
                                    Dr. Nick Toscano; Entomologist, UC Riverside
11:30 – 12:15                New Technologies for Improved Water and Nutrient Management; Soil Variability    
                                    Dr. Robert Wample; Viticulturist, Soil & Topography Information, LLC
12:15 – 1:15pm             Lunch, Vendor Exhibits
                                    Sponsored by Crop Production Services
1:15 – 2pm                   W.I. Update; Sinclair Fee Reform Petitions, PD/GWSS Referendum & Legislation
                                    Mike Falasco; Director of California State Relations, Wine Institute
2 – 3pm                        Effects of Cultural Practices and Environment on Fruit Development and Maturation
Dr. Mark Greenspan; Viticulturist, Advanced Viticulture, LLC
3 – 3:30pm                   Break, Vendor Exhibits

3:30 – 4:30pm              
Sensory Evaluation
                                    Charrie Foglio; Certified Sommelier
4:30 – 6pm                   Wine & Cheese Reception, Vendor Exhibits
                                    Sponsored by Action Gas & Welding Supplies


2010 Participating Vendors:  AEB Biochemical, USA, Ambassador Energy, Inc., BioSolutions Inc., California Glass, Ganau America, Inc., Microworks Technologies, Inc., Novavine, PBM Supply & Mfg., Pacific Distributing, Inc., ProRefrigeration, Inc., Sunridge Nurseries, Vineyard Industry Products.

Special recognition to the following sponsors: Action Gas & Welding Supply, Murrieta, CA, Crop Production Services, Riverside, CA and Pro Refrigeration Inc., Auburn, WA.

Please contact TVWA if you are interested in sponsoring this event.

Purchase tickets now!

Interested Vendors please contact us at info@temeculawines.org or download application at files/GrapeDayVendorApp10.pdf

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