Viticulture Program

Does Cropsize Reduction Make Better Wines?

Presented by Paul E. Read, Stephen Gamet and Benjamin Loseke at Eastern Winery Exposition Conference March 2024 in Syracuse, New York

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Tailgate at Mac’s Creek

Location: Mac’s Creek Winery and Brewery, 43315 Road 757, Lexington Nebraska 68850 (tel: 308-324-0440)
Date and time: July 23, 2024, beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Registration Fee: $10

The University of Nebraska Viticulture Program will hold a mid-summer tailgate meeting at Mac’s Creek Winery and Brewery near Lexington, Nebraska. The educational focus will be on mid-summer vineyard tasks, planning for harvest (including harvest estimation), disease prevention and a discussion of new cultivars that have been recently introduced.

Registration and introductions will begin at 4:00 p.m., with the program to follow. After visiting the vineyards, there will be an opportunity to tour the winery and brewing operations and to purchase food and beverages..

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Read receives ASEV-ES Distinguished Service Award

Paul E. Read, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture professor of horticulture and viticulture, will be honored with the 2024 American Society of Enology and Viticulture – Eastern Section Distinguished Service Award during the 48th Annual ASEV–ES Conference July 9–11 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Grape Quality Test Service Available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Food Science Program and Viticulture Program have been awarded a USDA grant, which aims to help grape growers test their fruit quality in the weeks leading up to harvest. Using this information grape growers and wine makers will be assured that only high quality grapes enter the winery. More Information.

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