Purdue Wine Grape Team Newsletter

Are you ready for Hort Congress  ? We have finalized the schedule and wanted to share it with you!

Wednesday, January 11 (9:00 am - 9:00 pm)
Building a Successful Winery in Northern Indiana 
Emily & Eric Harris, Two EE's Winery 

Purdue Wine Grape Team Power Talks
Katie Barnett, Christian Butzke, Jill Blume, Bruce Bordelon

Wine Grape Grazing Luncheon 
Featuring Purdue Experimental Research Wines

Impact of Crop Load and Canopy Management on Fruit and Wine Quality I
Paolo Sabbatini, Michigan State University

Impact of Crop Load and Canopy Management on Fruit and Wine Quality II
Imed Dami, Ohio State University

Safety in the Vineyard & Winery: Updates on new regulatory issues ( PARP)
Bruce Bordelon and Christian Butzke

Wine Grape Banquet
Featuring Indiana's newest wineries and INDY medal-winning Indiana wines

Thursday, January 12 (8:30 am - 2:30 pm)
BYOT- Bring your own Traminette, An evaluation of styles & discussion of the future of the "Try on Traminette Campaign"
Purdue Wine Grape Team

The Future Marketing of Indiana Wines: Upcoming Campaign with open forum discussion
Katie Barnett

Ask the Experts
Imed Dami & Paolo Sabbatini

Let's Get Social:  How to Persuade with Social Media
Katie Barnett

Simplified Grape Spray Guide: What you really need to know how produce clean fruit (P ARP) 
Bruce Bordelon

Hotel  Reservations must be made by Friday, December 9 to ensure the group rate. 


Join us in June for our Extension tour of Spain & Portugal? Register now, only a few spots remaining!

Get your Vintage Indiana tickets for the holiday gift-giving! 

Cheers to a wonderful holiday season!

Katie Barnett

Christian Butzke

Jill Blume

Bruce Bordelon