Events & Seminars

 

2020 EVENTS & SEMINARS

 

Through our regular programs and events, Winegrowers promotes an environment beneficial to members and the broader industry while creating pathways for growers and vintners to optimize their business through knowledge and understanding.

Continue to check back for more updates as 2020 programming is announced! 

 

Convention & Trade Show presented by Wilbur Ellis | March 2-5, 2020

Three Rivers Convention Center
Kennewick, WA

The PNW wine-industry event of the year! Attendees will hear about the State of the Industry, and learn in sessions like:

  • Cans on Fire! The Can Revolution
  • A Sparkling Conversation (Grand Tasting)
  • Mechanization Do's and Dont's: Avoiding Implementation Pitfalls
  • The Business Has Changed. Have You?
  • New Pests: Phylloxera and Spotted Lanternfly
  • and a NEW Student Winemaker Social and more! 

Check out the program!

REGISTER HERE!

 

Staying Current In Viticulture and People Management—a Spanish Language Seminar | Monday, February 10, 2020

The Clore Center
Prosser, WA

This seminar will provide information and best practices for Spanish speaking vineyard managers and supervisors to advance their viticulture and employee management knowledge and skills.

Topics covered include scouting, pest and disease management, crop estimating, irrigation, utilizing technology, empowering and engaging employees, and sexual harassment prevention.

Lunch included.Washington pesticide credit applied for. 

Este seminario proporcionará información y mejores prácticas para los gerentes y supervisores de viñedos de habla hispana para avanzar en sus conocimientos y habilidades de viticultura y gestión de empleados. Los temas cubiertos incluyen la exploración, el manejo de plagas y enfermedades, la estimación de cultivos, el riego, el uso de tecnología, el empoderamiento y la participación de los empleados y la prevención del acoso sexual.

Almuerzo incluido. Se aplicaron créditos de pesticidas en Washington.

Member Rate: $75
Non-Member Rate: $125

REGISTER HERE!

 

WSDA Sprayer Calibration Best Management Practices (BMP) Workshop | March 20, 2020

Terra Blanca Winery
Benton City, WA

This is a grape specific course for sprayer calibration that trains workers on vineyard sprayer calibration BMPs. This workshop will have an English and a Spanish version to train vineyard staff. Pesticide credits for WA have been secured (6) and have been applied for in Oregon and Idaho. 

Please Note: The English version of this workshop will be learning sprayer BMPs on an over-the-row style sprayer. The Spanish participants will learn on an airblast-style sprayer

Each course must have at least 10 participants to move forward. Refunds will be issued in the event enough participants are not registered. 

Equipment Sponsored by: RDO Equipment

Members: $95
Non-Members: $145

REGISTER HERE!

 

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS WINEGROWERS OFFERINGS:

Our Education Committee develops our educational offerings. Interested in serving on the Education Committee? Contact Sara Higgins for more information.

 

OTHER EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES & GUIDES:

Guidance for Grape Growers - Plant Services Program
Programs serving our Washington State Grape & Wine Industry

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