Category Archives: Local Wineries

Perspectives and news from local wineries

Ohio Labor Laws, Volunteers, Unpaid Interns, and the FLSA

Have you seen the article floating around Facebook lately? You know, the one about the winery in California that is now going out of business because the state’s fine on it was so great that they are unable to continue … Continue reading

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Who’s having a busy summer?

I’m sure we aren’t the only ones! It’s been quite the summer, and I’ve let my blog-posting duties lag a bit – my apologies, fans of the KSUA Wine Degrees Program. Instead of a long, wordy blog, I’ll post more … Continue reading

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KSUA and the 2014 Ohio Wine Competition

To view the results of the 2014 Ohio Wine Competition, click here:  2014 OWC Results Booklet This month, we were fortunate enough to host the 2014 Ohio Wine Competition, sponsored by the Ohio Grape Industries Committee. When OGIC first asked … Continue reading

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While we’re on the subject of websites…

..I wanted to take a moment to bring to your attention that The Ohio State University’s  Grape Extension Program maintains a website dedicated to listing vineyard and winery equipment, wine, juice, grapes, and other viticulture- and enology-related items for sale: … Continue reading

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Student Post: Fall Wine Production Internship

While we get back into the swing of a new semester (which starts next week – are you ready? Heck, am *I* ready….?!), let’s take another moment to see what some of our students get to do during their internships. … Continue reading

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Student Post: 5 Things I’ve Learned During My Practicum

When I do get a chance to chat with students, I like to find out how they are doing in their practicum work and whether they are learning more than just the required skills for course. I’ve asked one student, … Continue reading

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V&E Program Director Crashes VIN16000 Course

Last week, I invited myself to the last in-field class for the Spring 2013 semester, and I met the students and instructor of the VIN16000 course – Winery Equipment Operation – at Lakeview Wine Cellars in North East, PA. This course took … Continue reading

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