French Broad Vignerons hosts workshop on soil and grape production, March 2

Press release from French Broad Vignerons:

What: “From the Ground Up: How does Soil Affect Wine” presented by Shruthi Dhoopati, MSc, Viticulture and Enology.

The French Broad Vignerons & Addison Farms Vineyards are hosting an interactive class about soil in our educational series “From the Ground Up”. What is the relationship between soil properties and wine characteristics? We will discuss the concepts behind terroir, soil based site selection, local soils, pre-planting preparation as well as soil health. The event will include lunch catered by Zuma’s Cafe and a glass of Addison Farms wine. All interest levels welcome; the presentation will be beneficial for people who are just beginning to explore viticulture as well as people who want research-specific knowledge.

When: Saturday, March 2nd 10 AM-12 Noon

Where: Addison Farms Vineyard, 4003 New Leicester Highway, Leicester NC – Free Parking

Cost: $20 for FBV Members or $25 for non-Members

Sign-up: Register for the March 2 event at:

Registration closes midnight on February 27, 2019. Seating is limited to 30 people

Questions? Call Chuck Blethen at 828-606-3130 or eMail

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