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March 20, 2018, 8:00 AM - April 13, 2018, 9:00 AM @ Northwest MI Horticultural Research Center
Parallel 45 Vines and Wines, Inc., and MSU Extension are hosting the 2018 Northwest MI Wine Grape Kickoff on April 13, 2018.
Internationally renowned enology and viticulture experts will educate Michigan grape and wine producers on virus management, promoting living soils in the vineyard, and building and integrating structure and aroma in the cellar.
Clark Smith, a world-renowned winemaker, consultant and respected innovator for his pioneering contribution to the winemaking world, will provide 4.5 hours of winemaking education to grape and wine producers. Monica Cooper of the University of California Cooperative Extension and Agriculture and Natural Resources in Napa County, California, will offer one hour of vineyard virus management education.
Lunch is provided and the day will end with an informal wine tasting and social - feel free to bring a bottle of wine to enjoy with others!