Independent Grape Growers - Paso Robles Area
Gold Members

Central Coast Grape Expo – November 9, 2018


Don’t miss the 2018 Central Coast Grape Expo, November 9, 2018 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Paso Robles Event Center. IGGPRA, along with many industry businesses are sponsoring the event.

The day kicks off with a welcome breakfast at 7:15 a.m. Sessions start at 7:30 a.m. and there’s tri-tip lunch at noon. You can earn up to 3 hours of PCA credit (including laws and regs), and up to 6 hours of CCA credit. There’s no cost to attend and you can pre-register at

Sessions and speakers include:

Grapevine Redblotch Alters Berry Ripening of Cabernet Sauvignon, Luca Brillante, Department of Viticulture & Enology, California State University, Fresno.

Herbicide Resistance: It’s Not Going Away, Scott Steinmaus, Department Head, Horticulture & Crop Science, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.

State of the Central Coast Grape Industry Breakout Seminars

Establishment Success of Pest Resistant Grapevine Rootstocks, Jean Dodson Peterson, Wine & Viticulture Department, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.

Biopesticides – Role in the Central Coast Viticulture Pest Management, Dan Rodrigues, Vina Quest & Wine & Viticulture Department, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.

Grower Panel Discussion: 2018 Season Review, Moderator: Lowell J. Zelinski, Ph.D., President, Precision Ag Consulting & the Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area. Panelists: Neil Roberts, Erin Amaral and Greg Gonzalez

Laws & Regulations, Laura Ramage, Inspector Biologist, San Luis Obispo Department of Weights & Measures.

For complete details or to register, visit or call 559-298-6020.