2016-2017 VA Wine Grant Application

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Request for Proposal: Work Force Development Program

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“Create a work force development program to train candidates for entry level wine production and/or vineyard jobs” The successful proposal will develop a curriculum and train students utilizing existing industry talent including local vineyard owners/operators, winemakers, consultants, and others qualified to teach and train the necessary skills. This is a “hands on” class that will involve on site teaching/work at area vineyards and wineries during the time just prior to harvest until post-harvest. The proposal should include certificate to students who complete the training.

Request for Proposal: Enology Extension Services

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The Virginia Wine Board is seeking qualified applicants to submit a proposal to: Provide enology extension services to Virginia wineries The qualified candidate will possess strong knowledge of all phases of winemaking, including but not limited to, fermentation kinetics, wine microbiology, wine chemistry, wine stability, sanitation, cellar safety and food safety. This position requires extensive travel within the state, including some overnight travel. In addition to visiting wineries, the applicant will conduct 4 regional wine making workshops (1 per quarter) in different areas within the state to provide wine making education and address wine making issues, as identified by winemakers. There are no research requirements, but a quarterly report will be due to the Wine Board 1 week prior to Board meetings and be available to attend Wine Board meetings if needed.

FY15 Research Project: Enology Extension Specialist

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Beyond 2015

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Revised per VA Wine Board meeting dated 9/2/15

Instructions for Submitting Wines to Mark Squires

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Wine Enthusiast Buying Fill In Wine Submission Form

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Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide and Tasting Schedule

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Wine Enthusiast Buying FAQ Tasting & Review

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Virginia Wine Marketing Fund Fiscal Year 2015/2016 Application

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Mount Vernon Wine Festivals - Lottery Selection

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Winemaker Challenge, International Wine Competition - GUIDE

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Circle of Wine Writers November 2014 Visit to Virginia

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Revisiting Pierce’s Disease in Virginia Commercial Vineyards

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FY 2014_2015 Virginia Wine Marketing Fund Application

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The Virginia Wine Marketing Fund is sponsored by the Virginia Wine Board. This program supports Virginia wineries in promoting their products in the market, both retail and trade markets. The financial support offering in this program will: • Provide “seed funds” for new initiatives to promote Virginia wines • Foster partnerships among Virginia wineries to achieve similar marketing goals • Promote Virginia wine both in Virginia, regional, national and or international markets

2013 Commercial Grape Report

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2014 Love by the Glass: March Wine and Dine Month LOGO PDF

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2014 Love by the Glass: March Wine and Dine Month LOGO JPEG

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Wine Country Confidential

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"Wine Country Confidential" by Stirling Kelso. Money Magazine, October 2013

“A Road Trip into the Heart of the American Terroir”

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Food & Wine (Circulation: 957,854). Written by Steven Grubbs, this article, titled “A Road Trip into the Heart of the American Terroir” features Atlantan sommelier Bobby Fischer’s journey through Southern wineries in Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. Several Virginia wineries are featured in this story including Foggy Ridge Cider, Veritas Vineyard & Winery, Early Mountain and Ankida Ridge Vineyards.

Virginia Wine Strategic Marketing Plan

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Vision 2015

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FY 2013_2014 Virginia Wine Marketing Fund Application

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Virginia Wine Marketing Fund initiative is intended to foster the growth of Virginia wine products in the market, both retail and trade.

2013 VA Wine Photography Contest

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Calling all photographers! It's that time of year again when we start the design process for the annual Virginia Winery Guide. We are inviting friends of Virginia wines to be a part of the process...

Economic Impact Study of the Virginia Wine Industry

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This survey will assess the overall direct and indirect impact that wine and grapes have on the overall Virginia economy. This information in turn will likely be used to help generate additional funds for the industry’s continued marketing and development efforts. All submission are anonymous.

FY 2011/2012 Virginia Wine Marketing Fund

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The Virginia Wine Marketing Fund is funded by the Virginia Wine Board. This program supports Virginia wineries in promoting their products in the market, both retail and trade markets. Deadline for 2012 applications is June 18, 2011.

Wine Competition Overview

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Excel spreadsheet detailing various national and international wine competitions...

Virginia Viognier Virtual Tasting Notes

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On Thursday, July 14th - we are hosting a Virtual Tasting of Virginia Viogniers from 7-9pm EST on Twitter. Please tune and participate. Use the hashtag: #VaWine