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Marquette: Fresh Air from the North

It’s another guest post from Andy Kirk, a MSc (Horticulture) candidate at Lincoln University in New Zealand and alumnus of The Ohio State University! Having grown up in Akron and Canton, he worked under the employ of Arnie Esterer at Markko Vineyard in Conneaut for much of 2011 … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Newsletter/Program Updates/The One in Which I Say Goodbye

Summer 2015 Special Topics Course Please note that we will once again offer the VIN20095 Special Topics class on Wine Laboratory Analysis. Mr. Eric Cotton will once again run this lab, and this is a great opportunity to become familiar … Continue reading

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It’s graduation time!

“Where are you going to put all those graduates? Why would I hire someone when I can do the work myself?” I have been asked these questions by a couple of local winery owners. My reply typically is, “Why wouldn’t you hire … Continue reading

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It’s been a while…

…but here’s something fun to share with your friends, neighbors, colleagues, fellow students, fellow educators, and even strangers on the street. As we gear up for a summer of marketing and recruiting at wine-related events, I threw together a little … Continue reading

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Guest post! Micro-Oxygenation and the Pursuit of Lushness

It’s another guest post from Andy Kirk, a MSc (Horticulture) candidate at Lincoln University in New Zealand and alumnus of The Ohio State University! Having grown up in Akron and Canton, he worked under the employ of Arnie Esterer at Markko Vineyard in Conneaut for much of 2011 … Continue reading

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Sensory Evaluation – What good is it, anyway?

I’ll start this post with a disclaimer: I’m not an enologist. HOWEVER, I have learned a lot about enology and wines during my 14 years in the grape and wine industry. I also spent 10 years training as a laboratory … Continue reading

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2014 in review – who doesn’t love numbers?

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for our humble fromclasstoglass blog. Thank you, everyone, for your continued support! We look forward to an exciting 2015 and hope to keep hearing from all of you! ~JCG Here’s an … Continue reading

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