Wine Workshops

9:30 a.m. to noon
Eckles Cafe, University of Missouri

154 Eckles Hall
1400 Rollins St
Columbia, MO

GWI workshops offered are all hands-on and aim to provide expert guidance on each aspect of wine.

  • $25 per workshop.
  • Visitor parking passes are available through MU Parking and Transportation. More information on the registration pages.

Workshops organized by Stephan Sommer.


Upcoming 2023-2024 series:

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

Jan. 22, 2024: Wine Styles — 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

Online seminars

Check back for future seminars!