Events & Announcements


Hot Weather Winemaking Workshop - November 11, 2017

Hot Weather Winemaking - Tools and Techniques

Do your grapes and must have elevated pHs at harvest? How does your viticulture directly impact grape composition? What harvest metrics should be measured and monitored? What are the most cost effective ways to 'correct' your must before, during and after fermentation to achieve the wine style you want?

Agenda

8:45am - Sign In

9:00am - Introduction, Gill Giese, Ph.D., Extension Viticulture Specialist, NMSU Los Lunas

9:15am - Potassium and pH: Vineyard to winery, Gill Giese, Ph.D., Extension Viticulture Specialist, NMSU Los Lunas

10:00am - Winemaking with High and Low pH Juice, Ethan Brown, Winemaker, Westbend Winery, Lewisville, NC

11:00 - Break

11:30am - Making High Quality Red Wine without Winning the Powerball, Sean Sheehan, Winemaker, Sheehan Winery, Albuquerque, NM

12:30pm - Questions ans Discussion

1:00pm - Adjourn

To reserve your spot, email ggiese@nmsu.edu or call 505-865-7340

Directions to the Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center at 1036 Miller Road

  1. From Main Street in Los Lunas, turn south on Highway 314.
  2. Travel approximately 3 miles and turn right (west) on Miller Road.
  3. Travel approximately 1 mile down Miller Road to the first building on the right-hand (north) side of the road.

Photos from 2017 Los Lunas Field Day


Los Lunas Agricultural Staff
Image of Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center Researchers and Staff.
Los Lunas ASC Staff
Field Day 2017
Image of Dr. Marisa Thompson doing a demostartion of measuring water tree status to participants at the 2017 Field Day
Marisa on Field Day
Field Day 2017
Image of Participants of the 2017 Field day enjoying lunch under the trees.
Lunch
Field Day 2017
Image of Brian Schutte explaing to participants how to do weed control for chile plots at the 2017 Field day.
Field Day Tour
Field Day 2017
Image of Participants of the 2017 Field day enjoying trolley tour.
Trolly Tour