2018 Open House 9/8/2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 4:15pm

Join in celebrating the fall grape harvest with an open house hosted by the University of Minnesota Grape Breeding and Enology project.  

This annual event is a great time to meet other grape growers and enthusiasts. You get to taste about 50 different grape varieties and learn about research being conducted on enology, viticulture, and grape genetics.

This year will also feature Dr. Bob Guthrie, a world expert on Kiwi (Actinidia). Dr. Guthrie will provide attendees an opportunity to taste kiwi berries and talk about research related to this unique cold-hardy crop.

The open house will be from 10 am - noon on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Horticultural Research Center, 600 Arboretum Blvd., Chaska, MN 55318.  Professor Carl Rosen discusses plant nutrition in cold hardy grapes