WHAT: “From the Ground up – Branching Out – Regional Wine-Grape Varietals” presented by Justin Taylor, AAS, Viticulture and Enology is a continuation of the French Broad Vigneron series “From the Ground Up” educational events.
Sunday, May 5, 2019 1PM – 3PM
Parker-Binns Vineyard, 7382 Highway 108 East, Mill Spring NC 28756 – just 50 minutes from Asheville. Free Parking on site.
Growing on our last “From the Ground Up” topic, Justin will outline the essentials of rootstock and varietal selection for growing in the Mountains of WNC. In addition, we will take a deep dive into the clonal selections in these varietals that have shown positive attributes for our regions unique growing conditions and soil types. This presentation will be lead by Justin Taylor, Winemaker, Parker-Binns Vineyard in Polk County NC. He will be sharing a reflective look at varietals that have done well, and not so well, as seen through ripening in the vineyard and on the crush pad during harvest.
Lunch included in workshop fee: Baked Ziti, salad, dessert, and glass of wine will be provided.
Cost: $20/Member and $25/Non-member.
7382 Highway 108 East
Mill Spring, NC 28756
Hours of operation:
Thursday – Sunday 12 noon – 5 PM