2023 Muscadine Pre-Harvest Workshop

Date: Thursday, August 3

Location: Hinnant Family Vineyard (826 Pine Level Micro Rd, Pine Level, NC 27568)

Join us for an exciting pre-harvest workshop where we provide vineyard owners the latest information for harvesting your best grapes of the season!

Bob Hinnant talks to attendees during our July, 2022 tour of the vineyard.

Tentative Agenda:

9:30 – 10:00  Registration and coffee/snacks

10:00 – 10:15  Welcome (Darlene Granson, NCMGA Secretary)

10:15 – 11:00  Muscadine 101: from veraison to harvest (Mark Hoffmann, NCSU)

11:00 – 11:30: Disease Control (Bill Cline, NCSU)

11:30 – 12:00: Virus free and true to type: Why it matters (Christie Almeyda, NCSU)

12:00 – 1:00: Lunch (sponsored by NCMGA). Lunch is included in registration for all attendees.

1:00 – 2:00: Harvest prep and wine-making panel (participants tbd)

2:00 – 3:00: Farm and facility tour (Bob Hinnant, Owner)

Hinnant Family Vineyards is North Carolina’s oldest and largest muscadine vineyard, and has been cultivating grapes for over 47 years. They currently raise Carlos, Magnolia, Doreen, Nesbitt, Supreme, Noble, Tara, Late Fry, Lane, Triumph, Hall, Granny Val, some new seedless muscadines, and more, selling PYO, at the farm, and wholesale, with a store and tasting room on site.

Use the form below to register for the workshop.

If you have any questions, please contact…

Darlene Granson, Exec. Secretary
NC Muscadine Grape Association