IGGPRA Announces Harvest Seminar for Grape Growers

Hosted by the Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area on Wednesday, September 17, 2014
PASO ROBLES, Calif. - Sept. 2, 2014 - PRLog -- The public is invited to join the Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA) for a seminar titled, Pesticide Label Updates, the Influence of Vineyard Management Practices on Wine Grape Quality and Harvesting Decisions Based on Grape Composition.The event will be held from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Castoro Cellars, located at 1315 Bethel Rd, Templeton, Calif.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from 3 speakers: Bob Fowler, Sales Representative for Valent U.S.A. Corporation in Atascadero will discuss herbicides and pesticides (1 hr of CEU has been applied for), Joe Plummer, Owner of Plummer Vineyard in Paso Robles will discuss the influence of vineyard management practices on wine grape quality and Winemaker and President of Zoller Wine Consulting, Signe Zoller, will discuss harvesting decisions based on grape composition.

The seminar will be free for IGGPRA members and $20 for non-members. To reserve your seat, call 805-239-4443 or email pr@arandcompany.com.

Founded in August 2002, the Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA) is an association of viticulture industry members dedicated to providing hands-on, actionable knowledge for its members and the community involved in growing wine grapes in the Paso Robles American Viticulture Area (AVA). Through their online marketplace listing service, ongoing seminars, and other services, IGGPRA provides a networking forum to promote cooperation and collaboration between the over 200 IGGPRA Member Grape Growers (representing 27,000 fruit-producing acres and 40 grape varietals), and interested international grape growers, grape buyers, vintners, and vineyard suppliers.

For more information about IGGPRA, visit www.IGGPRA.com.

Sophia Stephens
Source:Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area
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Location:Paso Robles - California - United States
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