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Trial Showcase 2017

March 16, 2017 all-day
Walter Clore Culinary Center
2140 Wine Country Rd
Prosser, WA 99350
$75 for Members or $95 Non-Members
Taryn Baze

Trial Showcase 2017 – An all-day event held on Thursday, March 16th at the Walter Clore Center in Prosser, featuring speakers, trial presentations and their associated trial tastings; with pertinence to Washington State and the 2016 Vintage.

Morning Seminar

9:00-9:30 AM
2016 Vintage Review from the Vineyard Perspective – Michelle Moyer PhD, Assistant Professor/Extension Viticulturist, WSU

9:40–10:50 AM
2016 Vintage Review – Christ Dowsett, Winemaker, Buty Winery; Lacey Lybeck, Viticulturist, Sagemoor Vineyards; Linn Scott, Winemaker, Sparkman Cellars; Tim Jones, Winemaker, 14 Hands Winery

11:00 – 12:00 PM
Open discussion – Roger Boulton PhD, Viticulture & Enology Department Chair, UC Davis

Afternoon Trial Presentations & Tastings

1:00-1:45 PM
Extenday vs Tradition Farming in Merlot – Markus Miller, Airfield Estates Winery

1:50-2:20 PM
Pro-FT Trial in Sauvignon Blanc – Jessica Munnell, Mercer Winery

2:30–3:00 PM
Mechanization in the vineyard through fermentation – Brian Mackey, SMWE

3:10-3:45 PM
Extended Maceration Trial – Brian Rudin, Canvasback

Afternoon Break 15 minutes

4:00-4:30 PM
Sagemoor Wine Tasting

Evening Social Gathering
4:30–6:00 PM

Join us for a wine social right here at the Clore Center. Bring a bottle of wine to share.

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