Southern Oregon Grape Symposium

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Organized by Oregon State University in conjunction with the Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association, the Southern Oregon Grape Symposium is the premier educational event for the wine industry in Southern Oregon. This year’s all day event will feature seminars by renowned academics working in the fields of viticulture and enology at OSU, WSU, and UC Davis. There will also be a grower-led panel discussion on labor and vineyard economics, along with a tasting of experimental wines made from area research trials.


Morning Seminars: Dr. Glenn McGourty (UCCE- Mendocino), Dr. Patty Skinkis (OSU), Dr. Bhaskar Bondada (WSU), Dr. Elizabeth Tomasino (OSU)

Afternoon: Dr. Kent Fleming (OSU), Industry panel on labor and mechanization: Michael Moore (QRV), Geoff Hall (Argyle), Joey Meyers (Vinetenders)

At the end: Red blotch experimental wine tasting with Dr. James Osborne (OSU)

Cost:  $25 (RVWA members) and $50 (non RVWA members). 


Event website  


Off Campus
SOREC Auditorium
429-569 Hanley Rd
Central Point
Alexander Levin
541-772-5165 ext 223
alexander.levin at