Grape and Wine Institute Workshops

  • Face to Face


The Grape and Wine Institute (GWI) is a collaborative partnership between the Missouri wine and grape industry and the University of Missouri. The Missouri Wine and Grape Board provides guidance and oversight to ensure that GWI fulfills its responsibilities. GWI provides information and advice on all issues related to viticulture and enology. Activities and programs are driven by industry needs and are science-based. GWI is committed to the sustainability of Missouri's grape and wine industry. Programs are offered without bias to all segments and levels of the industry. 

The workshops offered are all hands-on and aim to provide information and guidance touching on all aspects of wine production.

$25.00 per workshop.

November 14, 2022 — Tasting Room Staff Training — Facilitate and Educate the Customer's Tasting Experience; organized by Whitney Schmidt

November 28, 2022 — Wine Faults and Off Flavors — Detection, Recognition, and Strategies for Avoidance and Remediation; organized by Stephan Sommer

December 12, 2022 — Finishing and Stabilizing Wines — Fining Agents, Additives, Filtration, and Bottling Strategies; organized by Stephan Sommer

January 23, 2023 — Wine Styles — Traditional and Innovative Winemaking Procedures and How to Use Them; organized by Stephan Sommer

February 13, 2023 — Cleaning and Sanitation in the Winery — Procedures and Recommendations; organized by Stephan Sommer

March 20, 2023 — The Microbiology of Wine — Strategies for Fermentation Control and Microbial Management; organized by Stephan Sommer

April 10, 2023 — Sales Training for the Wine Industry; organized by Whitney Schmidt

April 17, 2023 — Food and Wine — Pairing Strategies to Enhance the Wine Tasting Experience for Customers; organized by Stephan Sommer

May 15, 2023 — Acid Management Throughout the Winemaking Process — Biological, Chemical, and Physical Options to Manage Acids in Wine; organized by Stephan Sommer

July 10, 2023 — The Use of Oak in Winemaking — From Sustainable Forest Management to Enological Practices: organized by Stephan Sommar

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