2019 Grape Day

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis campus

Join us for our annual event highlighting research relevant to the Oregon wine industry. The goal is to provide industry members with an opportunity to network and discuss research with our researchers and invited speakers. There are six oral presentations, lunch, and an interactive poster session during the event. Members of the Oregon Wine Research Institute and guest speakers from UC Davis and Washington State University will share the most recent information from research projects.  

Registration: $150/person. Pre-registration is required! Registration closes March 22, 2019 at 5:00 PM

OSU Students: $15/person
OSU Students who submit abstract for poster session: FREE


Schedule (PDF)

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration Check-in and Refreshments
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Welcome and Introduction
Mark Chien, Program Coordinator, Oregon Wine Research Institute, OSU
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats: The Value of Cooperative Pest and Disease Management Programs
Dr. Monica Cooper, Napa County Farm Advisor- Viticulture, UC Cooperative Extension, UC Davis, Napa, CA

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Efficacy of an Intelligent Sprayer on Grape Powdery Mildew
Dr. Jay Pscheidt, Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist, OSU, Corvallis, OR

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Interactive Poster Session
This session will provide you with the opportunity to interact one-on-one with scientists and students conducting research at the OWRI. Posters will feature research findings that are in-progress for various research projects being conducted across a wide array of topics within viticulture, enology, and economics. 
11:45 AM - 12:05 PM

The Chemical Nature of Red Wine Mouthfeel
Dr. Ludwig Ring, Research Associate (Post Doc), OSU, Corvallis, OR

12:05 PM - 12:25 PM

Influence of Scion/Rootstock Combination on Vine Vigor under High Nitrogen Availability
Dr. Landry Rossdeutsch, Research Associate (Post Doc), OSU, Corvallis, OR

12:25 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Smoke Composition, Timing of Exposure and Prospects for Mitigation
Dr. Tom Collins, Assistant Professor, WSU, Ste. Michelle Wine Science Center, Kirkland, WA

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Break/Poster Session
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Red Blotch Disease Update
Dr. Bob Martin, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR


The LaSells Stewart Center
875 SW 26th Street
Corvallis, Oregon
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Questions regarding Grape Day can be addressed to:

Denise L. Dewey
Outreach & Communications Manager
(541) 737-3620 or Send Email