Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery's Vigneron Program

Mar 23
10:00 AM

Location Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery
Address 6800 Rt. 89, Ovid, NY 14521

CAYUGA RIDGE ESTATE WINERY 2013 VIGNERON Sessions

What is a Vigneron?
A Vigneron is a person who cultivates grapes for winemaking. Note: the "g" is silent. Also, a vigneron is a viticulturist but not all
viticulturists are vignerons, since some grapes are grown for eating or juice making. The word is of French origin so some people literally translate it to English and call a vigneron a “ wine grower." Therefore: Vigneron - a winegrower, or a person who grows grapes for
winemaking.

Vigneron #1....March 23/2013 Cost $100/person or $185 for both sessions, 20% off wine purchase that day

10:00am..."In the Vineyard"
~Assess the vines
~Pruning of the vines outside
~Discussion of pruning and trellis techniques
*Please bring pruners if you have them
*dress appropriately

11:00am...”Into the Cellar"
~Making and potting grape cuttings
~Continued discussion of viticulture
~Take home potted vine

12:00..Break for lunch - provided by Cayuga Ridge

1:00..."White Wine Blending Workshop"
~Bulk wine assessment prior to blending workshop
~Take home a bottle of your private blend


Vigneron #2....May 11/2013
Cost $100/person or $185 for both sessions, 20% off wine purchase that day

10:00am..."Spring Vineyard Work"
~Assess the vineyard
~Grape vine tying
~Vineyard tour to witness the season begin
*Dress appropriately

12:00...Break for lunch - provided by Cayuga Ridge

1:00..."Red Wine Blending Workshop"
~Assess barrel and tank red wines for blending purposes
~Take home a bottle of your private blend