University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Viticulture Program

The University of Nebraska Viticulture Program strives to advance the knowledge,
theory and application of grape and wine production for all growers, producers and
consumers of grapes and wine for all of Nebraska and those beyond its borders.


Viticulture News

Northern Grapes Webinar Series

Register NOW for the Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series final webinar to be held on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017. Matthew Clark, John Thull and Jennifer Thull from the University of Minnesota will present Introducing Itasca – Minnesota’s new cold-hardy white wine grape. Webinar information is at http://northerngrapesproject.org/northern-grapes-webinar-series.

20th Nebraska Grape and Wine Conference: A Smashing Success

Attendees at the 20th Annual Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Forum and Trade Show held March 2-4, 2017 found that the program was beyond their expectations, noting that it:

  • Was highly educational
  • Had great and knowledgeable speakers
  • Provided lots of take-home messages
  • Was full of valuable information, and
  •  “Useful to enhancing my enterprise”
Read the entire article in the March 2017 Nebraska VineLines.
Conference presentation PDF files


Nebraska VineLines

March 2017 VineLines newsletter now available.

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Dr. Paul Read
Professor, Viticulturist

Steve Gamet
Viticulture Technologist

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