Show Me Grape and Wine Conference and Symposium

March 4-6, 2020


Schedule

Wednesday, March 4

Morning Symposium

7:30 Attendee check-in, University Atrium

8:30 Welcome
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

8:45 Wine metabolome plasticity of a common scion ‘Chambourcin’ on different root systems while under varied irrigation regimes
Mani Awale, Connie Liu, and Dr. Misha T. Kwasniewski

9:00 The incidence of grapevine trunk disease on varieties in Missouri
Emily Serra and Dr. Megan Hall

9:15 Clues from Vitis vinifera on tannin extraction and retention in Missouri hybrid grape cultivars
Alex Fredrickson, Jacob Holman, and Dr. Misha T. Kwasniewski

9:30 Implicating early fruit fly life stages in sour rot spray timing applications
Patrick Kenney and Dr. Megan Hall

9:45 Break

10:15 Grapevine survey for viruses of potential economic importance in Norton, Chambourcin, and Vignoles
Dr. James Schoelz and Dr. Dean Volenberg

10:30 Potential insect vectors of grapevine red blotch virus in Missouri vineyards
Harper Smith, Dr. Dean Volenberg, and Dr. Debbie Finke

10:45 ‘Norton’ grapevine is resistant to Grapevine Vein Clearing virus
Dr. Wenping Qiu, Sylvia Petersen, Susanne Howard, Xiangmei Zhang, and Kai Qiao

11:00 Grapevine Vein Clearing virus is prevalent in Aphis illinoisensis
Adam Uhls, Sylvia Petersen, Xiaokai Bao, and Dr. Wenping Qiu

11:15 Detection of grapevine viral diseases using proximal and remote sensing observations
Canh Nguyen, Dr. Vasit Sagen, Matthew Maimaitiyiming, Dr. James Schoelz, and Dr. Misha T. Kwasniewski

11:30 QTL mapping of botrytis bunch rot resistance in Vitis aestivalis-derived ‘Norton’-based population
Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang, Dr. Surya D. Sapkota, and Li-Ling Chen

11:45 Signatures of grafting on ‘Chambourcin’ leaves
Dr. Allison Miller, Laura Klein, and Zach Harris

12:00 PM Complimentary Lunch Break

Afternoon Conference

1:00 Now that you’ve made “it” how do you sell it?
James “Jim” Moisson, National Sales Manager, Paul Hobbs Wines

1:45 Beyond the bottle: Millennial wine consumers profiles and responses towards alternative wine packaging
Dr. Nicholas “Nick” E. Johnston, Southeast Missouri State University

2:30 Break

3:00 Sell more wine: Five marketing tips to grow your brand
Rebecca Ritz, Founder & Designer, Bauerhaus Design, Inc.

3:45 Connecting the wines from producers to consumers on premise
Barry Tunnell, General Manager and Wine Director, Tannin Wine Bar and Kitchen

4:30 Missouri: Industry update
Jim Anderson, Executive Director Missouri Wine and Grape Board

5:15 Break

6:00 Great Taste of Missouri Wine Tasting with heavy hors d’oeuvres until 9:00 PM.
Hosted and sponsored by the Missouri Grape Growers Association and the Missouri Wine and Grape Board


Thursday, March 5

Conference

7:00 AM Complimentary continental breakfast

8:45 Welcome
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

9:00 Identification and diagnosis of grape bunch rots
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

9:45 Understanding Colletotrichum species and their biology to improve chemical management options against grape ripe rot
Dr. Mizuho Nita, Virginia Tech

10:30 Break

11:00 Breeding grapes for your where and when
Ed Swanson, Grape Breeder, Cuthills Vineyards

11:45 Complimentary Lunch

12:45 PM Grapevine trunk diseases in the vineyard, Part I: Starting clean
and Vine assessment
Dr. Helen Waite

1:30 Grapevine trunk diseases in the vineyard, Part II: Staying healthy
Dr. Helen Waite

3:00 Break

3:30 Hard cider production
Michael Jones, Scott Laboratories

4:15 Management though the microbiome: How manipulating endophytes may affect berry development
Dr. Megan Hall, Grape and Wine Institute

5:00 Behavioral management of Japanese beetle and updates on spotted lanternfly
Dr. Kevin Rice, University of Missouri

5:45 Adjourn


Friday, March 6

Advanced Beginner Grape School

7:00 AM Complimentary continental breakfast

8:45 Welcome Advanced Beginner Grape School: Introduction
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

9:00 Vineyard business plan
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

10:00 Fine-tuning site selection
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

11:00 Break

11:15 Successful vine establishment
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

12:15 PM Complimentary lunch

1:15 Grape insect pests and management
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

2:15 Grape diseases and management
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

3:15 Break

3:30 Managing non-bearing vines
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

4:30 Managing bearing vines
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

5:30 Questions and answers
Dr. Dean Volenberg, Grape and Wine Institute

6:00 Adjourn


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