Join all five of WineMaker Magazine’s columnists live online on Thursday, September 3 to cover strategies you can use to make your 2020 harvest a winemaking success! You’ll have the chance to learn and get your harvest winemaking questions answered by WineMaker’s expert columnists during this six-hour live online experience.
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WineMaker Harvest Boot Camp Online Schedule-At-A-Glance • September 3, 2020 (All times Pacific Time Zone)
9 – 9: 45 am: Five Harvest-Time Home Winemaker Problems to Avoid with WineMaker’s Wine Wizard Columnist Alison Crowe
9:45 – 10:15 am: Q&A with Vendors – Meet live with Blichmann Wine Easy and XpressFill
10:15 – 11 am: Harvest Testing Timeline (What to Run When) with WineMaker’s Varietal Focus Columnist Chik Brenneman
11 – 11:30 am: Attendee Harvest Topic Roundtable #1 – Choose a topic of interest to you and get paired up with other home winemakers wanting to discuss the same subject for some great peer-to-peer learning. Topics included: Red Winemaking and Backyard Grape Growing.
11:30 am – 12:15 pm: Keys to a Successful Backyard Vineyard Harvest with WineMaker’s Backyard Vines Columnist Wes Hagen
12:15 – 12:45 pm: Columnist Q&A with Attendees – Bring your best harvest winemaking questions and have the opportunity to ask them live with our five WineMaker Magazine Columnists: Chik Brenneman, Alison Crowe, Wes Hagen, Bob Peak, and Alex Russan.
12:45 – 1:15 pm: Q&A with Fermentis
1:15 – 2 pm: Your Harvest Checklist with WineMaker’s Techniques Columnist Bob Peak
2 – 2:30 pm: Attendee Harvest Topic Roundtable #2 – Choose a topic of interest to you and get paired up with other home winemakers wanting to discuss the same subject for some great peer-to-peer learning. Topics included: Red Winemaking and White Winemaking.
2:30 – 3:15 pm: Enzymes and Additives to Have on Hand for Harvest with WineMaker’s Advanced Winemaking Columnist Alex Russan
3:15 – 3:45 pm: Top winners announced from 2020 WineMaker Competition with WineMaker Publisher Brad Ring – Find out first the top Best of Show winners from this year’s judging that took place August 21-23, 2020. A full PDF of all winners will also be made available for download online and judging notes will be mailed to entrants separately.