WineMaker Online Boot Camps

Join WineMaker for live and interactive winemaking online workshops.

Each Online Boot Camp is recorded so attendees can watch and learn again and again from video playback.

Video replays of past Boot Camps

The live event may be over but you can still watch full video replays of past workshops and learn from expert speakers. Check out the following video replays available. Register to gain access today.

Home Wine Lab Skills Online Boot Camp with Bob Peak

Friday, July 15, 2022, 1 pm to 5 pm (Eastern)

It’s very difficult to make great wine if you don’t know how to properly and accurately test your wine. WineMaker’s “Techniques” columnist and Technical Editor Bob Peak will take you step-by-step online over four hours teaching you live how to properly test your wine for sulfites, malolactic, acidity, sugar, and pH. You’ll have the chance to learn visually how to run these tests on your own wines at home.
Click to Register for the Home Wine Lab Skills Online Post Boot Camp: $99


WineMaker GaragisteCon Online

February 18, 2022 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern
Full Day of Live Online Seminars and Q&A Panels
Access to Video Recordings of All Sessions

3 Learning Tracks: Business/Sales, Winery Operations, and Start-Ups
Get your Questions Answered Live by Industry Experts
Interact with Other Small Wineries and Wineries in Planning
Q&A Sessions with Leading Small Winery Industry Suppliers

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Your GaragisteCon Online Registration includes:
• Full access to over a dozen live seminars on business & sales, winery operations, and start-ups
• Full access to recordings of all GaragisteCon Online sessions after the event
• Full access to links to pdfs of GaragisteCon Online Session Presentations after the event
• Ability to get your questions answered live by wine industry experts and fellow attendees
• Live Q&A sessions with leading winemaker industry suppliers
• One-year print subscription or renewal to WineMaker Magazine (subscription submitted after the GaragisteCon event has completed and if a renewal, it will begin after your current subscription at that time ends)

Click to Register for WineMaker Online GaragisteCon for $199


Distilling with Aaron Hyde

February 4, 2022
2 to 6:30 pm (Eastern)

How to Distill book author Aaron Hyde will walk you through the small-scale distilling process over four hours. You’ll watch a live spirit distillation with cuts for whiskey, and Aaron will also discuss the distillation of most major spirits including moonshine, brandy, rum, whiskey, and gin. He’ll be answering your questions throughout the process as you learn the art of distillation using a small still.

Register for Distilling Online Boot Camp: $99


WineMaker Harvest Online Boot Camp with WineMaker Columnists


Join WineMaker Magazine columnists to cover strategies you can use to make your harvest a winemaking success! You’ll have the chance to learn from WineMaker’s expert columnists during this five-hour live online experience.

Click to Register for WineMaker Harvest Online Boot Camp for $99

Small Winery Start-Up Online Boot Camp with Genevieve Rodgers

Friday, June 11, 2021, 1 to 6 pm (Eastern)

Ever think about taking your home winemaking hobby pro and opening your own small-scale winery? Lots of WineMaker readers say they’ve dreamed about opening a small winery. Join Genevieve Rodgers, a successful winery start-up consultant, for a 5-hour workshop. She’ll lead you through the steps, planning decisions, and key financial numbers you need to know if you want to open a smaller-scale commercial winery. Learn from her years of expertise and wide experience to help you better achieve your dream of running your own small winery.
Click to Register for Small Winery Start-Up Online Post-Boot Camp for $99

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Backyard Grape Growing Online Post-Boot Camp with Wes Hagen

Friday, January 29, 2021, Noon to 4 pm (Eastern)

Former professional vineyard manager and WineMaker’s longtime “Backyard Vines” columnist Wes Hagen will lead you online for four hours through all the steps a small-scale grape grower needs to know: Site selection, vine choice, planting, trellising, pruning, watering, pest control, harvest decisions, plus more strategies to successfully grow your own great wine grapes. All attendees will also receive a free download of Wes’ Guide to Growing Grapes, an 80-page special issue, as part of your registration.

Click to Register for Backyard Grape Growing Online Post-Boot Camp for $99