Wine Studies Workshops

Advanced Vineyard Management Workshops

Held at the NW Wine Studies Center at Chemeketa Eola

Organic Spray Programs for Grapes March 11, 9 am-2 pm $57
Investigates the interaction between pathogen, host and environment. Evaluates the importance of canopy management and timing in disease control. Identifies powdery mildew in the vineyard. Classifies different organic spray products and evaluates their effectiveness. Discusses and compare organic spray programs.
Vineyard Water Management April 29, 9 am-2 pm $57
Examines relationships between vine water status and fruit ripening and quality. Monitors vine water status with several different tools and compares to visual symptoms. Investigates the principles of regulated deficit irrigation. Practices regulated deficit irrigation calculations using evapotranspiration data.

Vineyard Workshops – All taught in Spanish

Held at the NW Wine Studies Center at Chemeketa Eola

Vineyard Pruning Jan. 21, 8 am-1 pm $57
Introduces best practices of pruning commercial wine grapes. Provides vineyard workers with a basic understanding of vine physiology during the time of pruning and an understanding of how pruning impacts vine health, canopy management and fruit quality.
Vineyard Pesticide Management Feb. 18, 8 am-1 pm $57
Explains best practices when working around and using pesticides in commercial vineyards. Trains vineyard workers how to understand pesticide labels and practice safety when working with pesticides. Proper equipment and handling of vineyard specific pesticide
Vineyard Sprayer Calibration March 18, 8 am-1 pm $57
Demonstrates sprayer calibration pertinent to commercial vineyards. Demonstrates calculations necessary to calibrate air blast sprayers. Emphasizes accuracy and safety.
Vineyard Pest Management/IPM April 15, 8 am-1 pm $57
Teaches vineyard workers how to identify common wine grape pests and become pest management scouts. Focuses on IPM principles for low input vineyard management.
Vineyard Crop Estimating May 20, 8 am-1 pm $57
Teaches vineyard workers how to plan, sample, and calculate crop load estimates to achieve efficiency and accuracy.

Wine Business Workshops

Held at Chemeketa Yamhill Valley campus

Winery Social Media: Advertising & Analytics Feb. 15, 8:30 am-12:30 pm $77
Presents the principles of social media for wineries to optimize digital marketing tools. Includes Pay Per Click (PPD) search engine advertising, Google Analytics, Facebook post promotion and advertising, and targeting best practices using Google AdWords and Facebook Targeting.

Bring your laptop to this workshop.

Instructor:
Scott Fish, CEO 34 Degrees Digital, Portland
Winery Business Planning March 15, 8:30 am-12:30 pm $47
Presents the principles of business plans for wineries. Includes a hands-on learning opportunity to master a planning framework, both strategic and operational. Stresses best practices in goal setting, strategies and tactics to achieve their goals.

Instructor:
Quinton Jay, CEO Bacchus Wine Consulting, Napa
Winery Sales and Marketing April 19, 8:30 am-12:30 pm $47
Presents the principles of sales and marketing for wineries. Includes a hands-on learning opportunity to master the sales and marketing challenges of a fragmented and highly competitive industry. Stresses best practices in how to differentiate a brand and build profitable relationships and revenue streams.

Instructors:
Quinton Jay, CEO Bacchus Wine Consulting, Napa
Tammy Boathouse, CEO Ving Direct, Sebastopol
Michael Adams, Instructor Chemeketa Community College, Salem
Winery Financial Management May 24, 8:30 am-12:30 pm $47
Presents the principles of financial management for wineries. Topics include winery forecasting and analysis techniques, financing, cost accounting, business modelling, analytics, and financial benchmarking against wine industry metrics.

Instructors:
Quinton Jay, CEO Bacchus Wine Consulting, Napa
William Vyenielo, Director Moss-Adams Wine Practice, Sonoma
Winery Graphic Design **CANCELLED** June 22, 8:30 am-4:30 pm $77

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