Wine Professionals-Meet Us in Michigan!

    Join Penn State Extension for a special Cork and Cellar Wine Tour as we venture to wonderful wine regions in “the mitten” (Michigan). We’ll meet you in Traverse City, Michigan on November 12-15, 2019, here, we will visit wineries on the lovely Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsula of Michigan. This tour is for wine industry professionals. All Pennsylvania wine professionals who work for/own a winery with a PA Limited Winery License will receive a $225.00 scholarship provided through a grant from the PA Wine Marketing and Research Board.

    This event will include behind the scenes tours of several different and unique vineyards. During our stops we will interact directly with winery owners and tasting room staff. The visits will allow us to discover how Michigan markets their wine, tasting room techniques and vineyard management. While traveling to different stops, our rolling classroom will feature guests directly from the Michigan wine industry and provide participants the opportunity to discuss relevant topics of their business’ successes and challenges of the season. In addition, we will be joined by Penn State Extension Enologist, Molly Kelly.

    Our tour will begin in Traverse City, Michigan on the evening of November 12, 2019, where guests will meet tour hosts from Penn State Extension. The tour fee includes overnight hotel stay, bus fare, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners. Airfare and travel to Traverse City, MI is not included in the tour cost.

    The Michigan Wine Collaborative has graciously assisted in helping with the planning and itinerary of this tour. This Cork and Cellar Tour will provide the opportunity for networking, professional development and industry information.

    To register for the Cork and Cellar Tour-Michigan please call 1-877-345-0691 or go to Registration deadline is October 15, 2019 for the advertised fee. Once you register, please wait to hear from us confirming that the tour is full prior to booking your flight.

    The Pennsylvania State University encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Tanya Lamo, 717-334-6271 in advance of your participation or visit.