Recorded Webinars

To view a recorded webinar, simply click on the title or and the session will load. Most webinars have PDF versions of the slide set available, and some have the text from the “chat pod” from the other session, as well as Q&A from the post-webinar survey.

Current Webinars (2016-2017)

May 9, 2017
Introducing Itasca – Minnesota’s New Cold-Hardy White Wine Grape, by Matthew Clark, John Thull, and Jennifer Thull
PDF of Clark and Thull Slides
Link to Itasca paper


April 11, 2017
Put a cork in it? An update on wine closures, by Anna Katharine Mansfield
PDF of Mansfield slides


March 22, 2017
Impact of Training Systems on Viticulture Performance of Cold-Hardy Wine Grapes, by Amaya Atucha, Madeline Wimmer, and Paolo Sabbatini
PDF of Atucha and Wimmer slides
PDF of Sabbatini slides

February 14, 2017
Tales from the NE1020 Coordinated Variety Trials
, by Tim Martinson and NGP team leaders
PDF of Martinson slides
Summary yield data (PDF)

coverslide_Jan2017January 10, 2017
Integrated Disease Management Based on Cultivar Susceptibility and Fungicide Sensitivity, by Patty McManus and David Jones
PDF of McManus slides
PDF of Jones slides

Dec13 imageDecember 13, 2016
Northern Grapes Survey Results: How the industry changed from 2011 to 2015, by Brigid Tuck and Tim Martinson
PDF of Tuck slides
PDF of Martinson slides


Past Webinars


January 10, 2012ManagingAcidity
Managing Acidity in the Winery
, Anna Katharine Mansfield and Murli Dharmadhikari
Chat transcript from 7pm session
Q & A from post-webinar survey


February 14, 2012
Nuts and Bolts of Canopy Management, Mike White and Tim Martinson
Chat transcript from noon session
Q & A from post-webinar survey



March 13, 2012
Setting the Stage for Future Growth: Winery Collaboration and Economic Impacts,
Dan McCole and Bill Gartner
Chat transcript from 7pm session



April 10, 2012
Grape Disease Management Basics (and All about Anthracnose),
Wayne Wilcox and Patty McManus
Chat transcript from 7pm session
Q&A from post-webinar survey

GerlingWineStabilityMay 8, 2012
Keep a Cork in it: Stabilizing Sweet Wines for Bottling, Chris Gerling
Chat transcript from noon session
Q&A from post-webinar survey

Worobo12WineryWebinarJune 12, 2012
Introduction to Winery Sanitation: Options and Applications, Randy Worobo



Year1updateNovember 27, 2012
Year 1 Progress Report and Baseline Survey Results, Tim Martinson and Bill Gartner


YeastSelectionDecember 18, 2012
Yeast Selection for Wines made from Cold-Hardy Grapes
PDF of slides


2 MLFJanuary 8, 2013
Malolactic Fermentation, Sigrid Gertsen-Schibbye
PDF of slides



Harlene Weed MgmtFebruary 12, 2013
Vineyard Floor Management, Justine Vanden Heuvel and Harlene Hatterman-Valenti
PDF of slides


VineNutritionMarch 12, 2013
Vine Nutrition Carl Rosen and Paul Domoto
PDF of slides


WineryProfitApril 9, 2013
Towards Startup Winery Profitability: When do I Start Making Money? and Customer Satisfaction Drives Tasting Room Sales, Gregg McConnell and Miguel Gomez.
Towards Startup Winery Profitability (PDF of slides)
The Tasting Room Experience and Winery Customer Satisfaction (publication), Miguel Gomez and Erin Kelly, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University


FSMANovember 12, 2013
The ABCs of the FSMA:  The Food Safety Modernization Act and Wineries,
Stephanie Groves
PDF of slides

Haggerty and ThullDecember 10, 2013
How grape ripening follows growing degree days and Managing vineyards for high quality, Luke Haggerty and John Thull
PDF of Haggerty’s slides
PDF of Thull’s slides

CollaborationJanuary 14, 2014
Planning for future growth and investment in your winery
by Gregg McConnell, Farm Credit East (PDF of slides)
Best Practices for winery collaboration
by Dan McCole, Michigan State University (PDF of slides)

YAN webinar slide 1February 11, 2014
Are you feeding your yeast?  The importance of YAN in healthy fermentation
by Anna Katharine Mansfield
PDF of slides
Information about spectrophotometers

Wine policies webinar slide 1March 20, 2014
Winery Policies across the U.S and in the Northern States Region, Bill Gartner
PDF of slides.

Martinson April 8 slide 1April 8, 2014
Impact of crop load & training systems on viticultural & enological performances of Marquette and Frontenac grown in Michigan & New York, Tim Martinson, Cornell Univ. & Paolo Sabbatini, Michigan State Univ.
PDF of slides


White Webinar page 1November 20, 2014
Trellis Design and Construction and Pruning Fundamentals Prior to Your First Cut, Steve Lerch, Cornell University and Mike White, Iowa State University
PDF of slides

Sulfur residue slide 1December 16, 2014
Stuck on You – Sulfur Spray Residues in the Vineyard and Winery, by Gavin Sacks and Jillian Jastrzembski
PDF of slides


Hart and Plocher webinarJanuary 13, 2015
Emerging Cold Hardy Wine Grape Cultivars, by Mark Hart and Tom Plocher
PDF of slides


Feb 2015 webinar first slideFebruary 10, 2015
Comparing and Contrasting Vertical Shoot Positioning and Top Wire Cordon Training Systems, by Tim Martinson, John Thull, and Bob Utter
PDF of slides

tannin webinar first slide

March 10, 2015
Building the Perfect Body: Tannin Strategies for Red Hybrid Wines, by Anna Katharine Mansfield
PDF of slides


April 21 2015 webinar first slideApril 21, 2015
Branding Studies for Cold Climate Wines, by Bill Gartner and Dan McCole
PDF of slides



Londo presentation

December 8, 2015
The Big Chill: Cold Acclimation and Recovery from Spring Frost in Grapes in New York, by Jason Londo and Tim Martinson
PDF of Londo slides 
PDF of Martinson slides

Typicity webinarJanuary 12, 2016
Terroir and Typicity in Cold Hardy Wines, by Anna Katharine Mansfield
PDF of slides


McCole Branding Webinar 2016February 12, 2016
Branding and Best Management Practices for Cold Hardy Wines and Wineries by Dan McCole and Bill Gartner
PDF of slides


March 8 webinar first slideMarch 8, 2016
Developing Cold-Hardy Grapes: The Trials and Tribulations of Breeding Grapes for the Northern Continental U.S., by Matt Clark and Harlene Hatterman-Valenti
PDF of slides


April 12 2016 webinar first slideApril 12, 2016
Northern Grapes Project Research Results: Fungicide Sensitivity and Vine Nutrition of Cold-Hardy Cultivars, by Patty McManus and Carl Rosen
PDF of slides


May 17 webinar first slide

May 17, 2016
From Vine to Glass: Understanding the Flavors and Aromas of Cold-Hardy Grapes and Wine, with Anne Fennell, Somchai Rice, and Adrian Hegeman.
PDF of slides