“Starting a Vineyard” at Monticello

Learn the basic principles of grape growing at Monticello’s spring viticulture class.

| March/April 2018

  • Monticell's course on viticulture will teach you the ins and outs of growing grapes in your own backyard.
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia — Are you interested in growing grapes? If so, head to Monticello on March 24 for their spring course on viticulture, “Starting a Vineyard.” Lead by “Father of Virginia Wine” Gabriele Rausse, the two-hour course will cover basic grape-growing principles such as variety and site selection, planting, pruning, harvesting, and more. Following the presentation, attendees will be taken on a tour of the Monticello vineyards.

Sign up for the course at www.Monticello.org.

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