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.

  • Nov. 13, 2023: Wine Faults and Off-flavors — Detection, Recognition, and Strategies for Avoidance and Remediation
  • Dec. 11, 2023: Finishing and Stabilizing Wines — Fining Agents, Additives, Filtration, and Bottling Strategies
  • Feb. 5, 2024: Wine Styles (New Date) — Traditional and Innovative Winemaking Procedures and How to Use Them
  • Feb. 12, 2024: Cleaning and Sanitation in the Winery — Procedures and Recommendations
  • March 11, 2024: Basic Wine Analysis — Inexpensive Methods for Wineries of All Sizes
  • April 15, 2024: Tasting Room Staff Training — Facilitate and Educate the Customer's Tasting Experience
  • May 13, 2024: Pairing Missouri Food and Wine — Strategies to Create a Local Tasting Experience With All-Missouri Products
  • June 10, 2024: Making Fruit Wines — Strategies for Apple Cider, Fruit Wines, and Mead

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