Want to learn the tricks and ticks for budding and grafting in your vineyard?
Topics and focus:
Grafting or budding? Selecting the appropriate method.
Tools: selection and maintenance.
Preparation of rootstock cuttings.
Collection and preparation of vine stock cuttings.
Extensive course notes covering aspects of budding and grafting techniques. Please indicate in your RSVP if you would like to purchase a grafting and budding knife (approx. $25).
Cost for the workshop is $85 and includes tuition, course materials, morning tea and lunch.
This workshop will be conducted by Mike Hayes, the founder and director of Vine to Wine Consulting and is the Chief Winemaker at Symphony Hill Wines. Mike has worked in all aspects of the industry for over 39 years and is a winner of not only the Churchill fellowship but has also been named 2017 ASVO Winemaker of the Year. This wine professional will have you captivated.