Registration open for Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers event

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February 18, 2016

Lincoln, Neb. — Registration is open for the 19th annual Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Forum and Trade Show. The event will be March 3-5 at the Omaha Marriott, 10220 Regency Circle.

State and national industry experts will be on hand to share advice on everything from growing grapes to marketing the wine they produce. 

Scheduled speakers include Tim Martinson of Cornell University, who will speak on viticulture; Michael Jones of Scott Labs, who will speak about sparkling wine, fortified wine and cider; and Dan McCole of Michigan State University, who will speak about branding for Midwest wines. 

In addition, Nebraska grape growers Scott Dvorak, Stefan Kegley and Gary Thompson, along with Wayne Peterson of Midwest Grower Supply, will provide practical perspectives on vineyard management and mechanization. Further insights into marketing and promotion will be presented by Maddie Hagger and Katrine Limseth of the Minnow Project. 

For more information and to register, visit

The event is presented by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Viticulture Program, with assistance from the Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Association.

Paul Read
Agronomy and Horticulture

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