Blending Red Wines for Professional Winemakers When: April 27, 2016 9:00am-4:45pm Lunch is included. Where: Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center 121 Northville Rd, Bridgeton, NJ 08302 $40 per person, please preregister* Blending for style and varietal expression! A great opportunity for winemakers to learn blending techniques. Participants will also receive advice on consumer expectations and meeting market […]
Notes from the Chardonnay Wine Workshop Presented by: Hemant Gohil, Gary Pavlis, and Daniel Ward Summary A ‘Chardonnay Wine Workshop’ was held on November 18, 2015 at Working Dog Winery, located in East Windsor, a small town in central New Jersey. The purpose of the meeting was to taste and evaluate Chardonnay wines produced in NJ. […]
Lectures on Wine Grapes at the Ag Convention This year, the NJ Agricultural Convention & Trade Show (hosted by the Vegetable Growers Association of New Jersey) was held on February 9, 10, and 11, 2016 at Harrah’s Resort Hotel Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The three days were packed with lectures, workshops, and displays from agriculture […]
Wine & Grapes U. By: Kathy Kelley, Ph.D. (December 18, 2015) Customer Survey Opportunity for Wineries The Grape & Wine Team at Penn State University is providing wineries with the opportunity to access a customer satisfaction survey. Collecting feedback from customers is a great way to gain valuable information and learn how to enhance your winery. Especially in […]
Monitoring Grapevine Nutritional Status Bloom is here and it is a great time to get an accurate assessment of the nutritional status of your grapevines. What to sample? Soil or leaf petioles. Soil sampling should be performed before planting and every 3 years, primarily to track the pH. Sample each block as you would for other […]
Oh, the defects you should know! Denise Gardner of Penn State Extension presented at the New Jersey Center for Wine Research and Education’s first annual winemaking workshop on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Hosted at the Rutgers EcoComplex, Ms. Gardner provided members of the wine industry with valuable information regarding wine defect identification and remediation. During the […]
An Examination of Wine Faults for Professional Winemakers When: April 29, 2015 9:00am-3:45pm Lunch is included. Where: Rutgers EcoComplex 1200 Florence-Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ $35 per person, please preregister* Oh, the defects you should know! A workshop on wine defect identification and remediation associated with oxidation, volatile acidity, and sulfur-containing compounds. Several spiked wine samples and defect kits available for aroma (smell-only) […]
eXtension America’s Research-Based Learning Network June 13, 2014 Gary Pavlis, Rutgers University Dr. Pavlis has been a professor and agricultural agent at Rutgers University for 28 years. His areas of expertise are blueberry and grape/wine production. (Read more…) Gary Pavlis is the inspiration for the segment of the NJCWRE blog titled Gary’s Pulpit.