Update: 29th Annual Gulf Coast Winegrowers Field Day Rescheduled May 7th

29th Annual Gulf Coast Winegrowers Field Day Rescheduled for May 7 – 8:00am – 3:30pm, Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall, 13035 Hall Rd, Cat Spring, Texas


Attending the 29th Annual Gulf Coast Winegrowers Association Field Day just got easier. You can now register and pay on-line for both in-person or virtual attendance.  Discounts to attend the Field Day (virtually or in-person) are also available for GCWA members and membership dues (new and renewal) can also be paid on-line.  To take advantage of this convenience, simply log on to the following link:      .        http://www.eventbrite.com/e/150667784399 or go the Gulf Coast Winegrowers Association Facebook Page for the EventBrite link and a full agenda of Speakers and Topics.

The 2021 Field Day, postponed in February due to Covid 19 was rescheduled for May 7 and will be held from 8am – 3:30pm at the Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall, 13035 Hall Rd, Cat Spring TX.  It features educational sessions presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  There will be sessions of benefit to both novice and commercial wine grape growers as well as exhibitors displaying and talking about many of the primary components and tools needed for successful grape growing.  

Interested in planting a new commercial or small scale personal vineyard \?  You will not want to miss the New & Prospective Winegrower Session presented by Fran Pontasch to start the day.  Other sessions include:  What Happens to a Pruning Wound (Dr. David Appel), Optimizing Wine Quality in the Vineyard, (Dr. Andrea Botezatu), Fertilizing Damaged Vines (Dr. Justin Scheiner), Potential Impact from Viruses (Dr. Femi Alabi and Sheila McBride), IPM – Traditional & Biological Pesticides (Jim Kamas) and a Gulf Coast Status & Predictions Panel Discussion. 

Registration fee for ON-LINE (virtual) attendance is $25 for GCWA members and $35 for non-members.

Registration for IN-PERSON attendance is $35 for GCWA members and $40 for non-members.  

Lunch is included for IN-PERSON attendees.  

Pre-registration is not required but HIGHLY RECOMMENDED as follows:   

EVENTBRITE on-line registration (all categories):  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/150667784399

Alternate Registration for ON-SITE attendance:  gulfcoastwinegrowers@gmail.com

Alternate Registration for VIRTUAL attendance: paradoxhouse@gmail.com

Registration is also available at the door.

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