In the lull after Thanksgiving when the tasting room is quiet and the 2014 vintage is put to bed, here’s a useful 1.5 day workshop on wine chemistry. It’s in Roseburg and is taught by analytical chemist Dr. Barry Gump Everyone I’ve spoken to who has taken it says it’s well worth the time.

A Wine Chemistry Workshop
with Analytical Chemist, Dr. Barry Gump

Saturday and Sunday, December 6 & 7
Sat., 8 am to 5 pm & Sun., 8 am to 12:30 pm
$140 – Includes Continental Breakfasts & Lunch

The Southern Oregon Wine Institute at Umpqua Community College
1140 Umpqua College Road, Roseburg, OR  97470

This 1.5 day workshop of lectures and hands-on exercises engages Dr. Gump’s  30 years of experience in chemistry, brewing, and wine analysis. Winemakers, enologists, lab assistants, students, etc., will learn and practice the analyses and lab techniques necessary for a high-functioning lab. Dr.Gump literally wrote the book on the subject!

For more information (including student scholarship):
email sowi@umpqua.edu or phone (541) 440-SOWI (7694)

Lodging available at the Holiday Inn Express – Roseburg
Hotel Room Block $99.00 with complimentary breakfast.
Call directly at (541) 673-7517
Indicate VESTA Workshop to hold your room.