This page lists events of interest to the muscadine community and muscadine-related events of interest to the general public. Please contact NCMGA if you have an upcoming event that should be added here.
August 24 & 25, 2019: Grape Stomp Festival at WoodMill Winery in Vale, NC. Saturday August 24th 10am-5pm Sunday August 25th 12-5pm. 80-100 vendors. Fun for all ages, kids to adults! Discounts on wines available at festival. Address is 1350 Woodmill Winery Lane, Vale. For more information visit https://woodmillwinery.com/category/events/
Aug 28, 2019: Muscadine Grape Workshop at Cypress Bend Vineyards, Wagram, NC 28396. See on Google Maps. Two hours of pesticide education credits available. NO fee, NO pre-registration required.
8:30-9:00 – Registration
9:00-9:30 – Weed Control Research
9:30-10:30 – Fertility Research and Disease Management
10:30-11:00 – Pest Research Updates
11:00-12:00 – Winery Tour
12:00-1:00 – Sponsored Lunch
1:00-3:00 – Eastern Grape Extension Team Meeting (extension agents only)
If you have questions about the meeting, contact Mark Hoffman.
September 13, 2019: Grape Day at the NC State Farmers Market. 11:00 am -1:00 pm, but expect to find grape, wine, and grape vendors there throughout the day. Learn more about muscadine grapes, sample grapes and grape products, and buy some to take home! For more information, or if you are interested in being a grape/grape product vendor on this special day, contact Monica Wood or call the market at (919) 733-7417.
September 27-28, 2019: North Carolina Muscadine Festival. In Kenansville, NC. Wine contest, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, music. Sample and buy from muscadine wineries. Wineries need to submit entries by 10 am on Friday, Sept. 27. Discount for advance-sale two-day tickets. For more information and festival schedule, visit https://www.ncmuscadinefestival.com/.
November 7, 2019: 77th Southeastern Annual Grape and Wine Symposium Surry Community College, 630 S Main St, Dobson, NC 27017. Sessions on viticulture, enology, business and marketing, with trade show and wine-tasting. See the program schedule and registration link here.
January 31, 2019 -February 1: North Carolina Winegrowers Association Annual Conference. At the Benton Convention Center, 301 West 5th Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101. NC Muscadine Grape Association plans to participate. For more information, visit the NCWGA website.