Grape Camp 2022 Schedule

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In
2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Registration Open
2:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m. Wine & Grape 101 Course (Separate Registration Required)
5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. Opening Reception With Exhibitors

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | Exploring Viticulture Challenges

7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:30 a.m.-8:40 a.m. Welcome From TWGGA
8:40 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Report on the Results of the Texas Crush Report andVineyard Production Survey
Justin Scheiner, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Session 1: Texas Water Resources for Agriculture Today and in the Future
9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Dedicated Exhibitor & Networking Break
10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Session 2: Mitigating Heat and Drought Stress
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Dedicated Exhibitor & Networking Break
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Session 3: Should You Invest in Hail Netting?
1:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Dedicated Exhibitor & Networking Break
2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Session 4: Labor Challenges and Solutions
3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Dedicated Exhibitor & Networking Break
3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m. TWGGA Update, Legislative Update, and Growers Advocacy Committee Update
4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Regional Meetings
5:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Wine Share & Networking Reception
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Wine Dinner (Separate Registration Required)

Friday, November 4, 2022 | Grape & Wine Sensory Education

7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Session 1: Grape Berry Ripening and Flavor Development (Hands-on Grape Berry Sensory Evaluation)
9:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Dedicated Exhibitor & Networking Break
9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Session 2: Grower & Winemaker Panel: Picking the Best Time to Pick
10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Dedicated Exhibitor & Networking Break
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Session 3: Harvest Decisions and Impacts on Wine Quality (Hands-on Wine Sensory Evaluation)
12:45 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Break
1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Session 4: Overcoming Fruit Quality Challenges in a Hot Climate (Hands-on Sensory Evaluation)
1:45 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Final Announcements From TWGGA
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-Out