Monthly Archives: April 2013

License to Steal 2012: Lessons from the Lake

Dr. Kent Glaus was the Founding Director of the Enology and Viticulture program at Kent State University, Ashtabula Campus. Dr. Glaus passed away on December 20, 2012, after a short battle with cancer. We recently came across this article that … Continue reading

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Visit to Chateau Hough

Today we visited Chateau Hough in Cleveland, where, despite the late date in April, it still seemed awfully wintery, with a cold wind and drizzling rain. Mansfield Frazier – the big-picture thinker and lead of this business – met us … Continue reading

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Practicum requirements

Students completing the Viticulture or Enology degree at Kent State University Ashtabula or through the VESTA program are required to spend time in commercial vineyards and wineries to gain hands-on experience. This practicum requirement is critical for their knowledge and contribution to … Continue reading

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2013 Ohio Grape and Wine Conference – K. Crowley

I attended the 2013 Ohio Grape and Wine Conference held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin, Ohio February 18-20, 2013. Historically named “The Short Course,” this annual event allows growers and producers to improve their skills and education with … Continue reading

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Our Students Benefit from Educational Opportunities in Ohio’s Grape and Wine Industry

Every year, usually in February, the Ohio Grape Industries Committee, The Ohio State University/OSU Extension/OARDC, and the Ohio Wine Producers Association put together an excellent educational program for grape growers and wine makers alike. This conference, in addition to providing pesticide credits, … Continue reading

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