OKLAHOMA GRAPE-WINE INDUSTRY NEWS
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14 DEC, 2019
Happy Holiday's! I'm happy to announce that the 2020 Grape & Wine Conference is coming together and you can find the links in this newsletter to register to attend! I hope to see everyone at this event. We have exciting news to share about future programs and plans to bring attention to the Oklahoma Grape and Wine industry.

Also, there are Viticulture & Enology training (on-line) courses starting after the first of the year at Redlands Community College and the Grape Management Course held at the OSU Cimarron Valley Research Station starts in March. There are a number of trade shows, the TEXSOM Wine Awards and other events coming up in January and February so read on and see what's happening. Cheers!
CynthiaDuncan
OGIC Chairman
OKLAHOMA GRAPE & WINE INDUSTRY
2020 CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW

When : Sunday Feb 9rd & Monday Feb 10th

Where : Holiday Inn & Suites OKC North
6200 N Robinson Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118


Speakers will include representatives from
ABLE Commission
Oklahoma State Health Dept.
Oklahoma Tax Commission
Texas A&M Agri-life Extension Services
and more!

Thunder Room
CURRENT LIST OF SPONSORS/VENDORS
Viticulture & Enology Grant Projects
VINEYARD SITE CONSULTATIONS

Submit your request for a site visit this spring or let us know if you want to host a pruning workshop in your vineyard.
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WINERY SITE CONSULTATIONS

Submit your request for a site visit this spring or let us know if you want to host a wine workshop at your winery.
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OGIC MARKETPLACE
Don't forget to check the marketplace each month.
You'll find winery equipment and so much more!



Future Events You Should Consider
"PROTECTED AG: Adapting to Challenging Environments"
Oklahoma-Arkansas
2020 Horticulture Conference
&
Trade Show
Tulsa Tech Conference Center
JAN 10th-11th

You are invited to join other specialty crop growers, industry representatives and educators as we explore the use of practices to manage production related risks.

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OKC Boat & Tackle Show

11th -13th Jan

Oklahoma State Fair Park
Bennett Building

SUBMISSION PERIOD
Now to December 31, 2019
$95 + 4 bottles of wine per entry
Wine must be received by Jan 3rd.
LATE SUBMISSION PERIOD
Jan1 to Jan 31, 2020
$105 + 4 bottles of wine per entry
Wine must be received by Feb 3rd
14 Feb 2020
6:00PM to 10:00PM
Wine in the Wild is an event being held in the OKC Zoo's Lotus Pavillion
Space is limited so register now if you want to be a vendor for the OKC Zoo's event.

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OKC Home & Garden Show
Jan 17th - 19th

State Fair Park, OKC
Bennett Building

SAVE THE DATE!
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GRAPE FIELD DAY 19 Feb 2020
Cimarron Valley Research Station
Perkins, OK
This is a free event that will start in the afternoon covering items to help prepare for the upcoming growing season:

-Pest Control options,
-Virus testing,
-Sprayer maintenace

We will also hear a report on the 2019 growing season. Watch for more details on the event in next months newsletter.
Continuing Education Courses
2020
Grape Management Course
This course will familiarize you with the vineyard management requirements throughout the growing season. From bud break to harvest and everything in between.

Class size is limited so register early. Only one class is held each month! Classes will begin in March & end in September.
If you need more information call Stephanie at (405) 744-5404

Registration Due by 21 Feb 2020

VIN 2122.31 Winter Viticulture
Jan-13 thru Apr-6
VIN 2142.31 Spring Viticulture Tech Mar-30 thru Jun-26
VIN 2722.31 WineryTasting Rm Mngt Jan-27 thru Mar-26

ENO 1103.31 Wine Microorganisms Jan-27 thru May-7


 JOIN US AT OUR NEXT MEETING

Due to January Tradeshows
and the February Conference our
next meeting will be in March!