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Meeting Minutes

May 27, 2015

published: 12-10-2015

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes

published: 08-18-2014

Meeting Minutes

Minutes from Aug 2, 2012

published: 03-07-2013

Meeting Minutes

Minutes from Dec 17, 2012

published: 04-17-2013

Meeting Minutes

Minutes from March 18-19, 2013

published: 04-17-2013

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Notice of Virginia Wine Board Meeting

Virginia Wine Board Meeting, 3/14/2016

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Perennial Cover Crop Evaluation for Enhanced Vineyard Floor Management

Perennial Cover Crop Evaluation for Enhanced Vineyard Floor Management Final Research Report Jeffrey Derr and Lori Robertson Dept. Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science Virginia Tech July 30, 2013

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Perennial Cover Crop Evaluation for Enhanced Vineyard Floor Management

Perennial Cover Crop Evaluation for Enhanced Vineyard Floor Management

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Press Release: 22nd Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Competition

The 22nd Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Competition was held on Friday, October 11, 2013, at the Town Point Club in downtown Norfolk under the direction of Dr. Roy L. Williams. Twenty-eight Virginia wineries submitted wines to this year’s competition which was judged by thirteen judges including local chefs, wine writers, wine consultants and members of the wine industry.

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Progress Report - July 2014 Assessment of Variability of Grape Downy Mildew Sensitivity to Phosphonates (phosphites)

Progress Report - July 2014 Assessment of Variability of Grape Downy Mildew Sensitivity to Phosphonates (phosphites)

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Progress Report - July 2014 Botrytis cinerea fungicide sensitivity evaluation in Virginia crops, and evaluation of powdery mildew advisory

Progress Report - July 2014 Botrytis cinerea fungicide sensitivity evaluation in Virginia crops,and evaluation of powdery mildew advisory

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Request for Proposal: Commercial Grape Report

The Virginia Wine Board is seeking qualified applicants to submit a proposal to produce a Commercial Grape Report.

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Request for Proposal: Enology Extension Services

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.

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Request for Proposal: Enology Research

The Virginia Wine Board is seeking qualified applicants to submit a proposal to: Organize industry led research initiatives which address the enology and viticultural issues impacting the Commonwealth of Virginia. The projects should focus on vineyard and winery techniques specific to Virginia, ideally led by local wineries and winemakers. The project should focus on potential enology techniques for improving Virginia wines. The successful applicant is encouraged to utilize and partner with established Wine Trails (vineyard operators and wine makers) within their American Viticulture Areas (AVA).

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Request for Proposal: Work Force Development Program

“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.

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Research Findings, January 2012

The first phase of the Virginia Wine Branding Study: Research Findings, January 2012

Meeting Minutes

September 2015

published: 12-10-2015

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Spring 2011: Virginia Wine Week Love By The Glass

Virginia Wine Week promotes restaurants and wine shops that offer Virginia wine for sale by the glass and the bottle. This is an excellent time to offer Wine by the Glass specials and bottles that may not be on a regular list.