January 12 NGP Webinar Announcement and Registration – Terroir and Typicity in Cold Hardy Grapes

The Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series

“Terroir and Typicity in Cold Hardy Grapes”

Anna Katharine Mansfield

Cornell University

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

12:00 Noon Eastern (11:00 am Central)

7:00 pm Eastern (6:00 pm Central)

The marketing power of varietal typicity and wine terroir is undeniable, but can be hard for producers (and consumers!) to fully grasp. There’s no simple way to measure typicity, and it’s hard to tease cultivar effects from those of terroir with only a few decades of vintage data from a limited geographical area. Despite that, cold-climate winemakers can be proactive in defining their own terroir and typicity if they understand both the parameters that influence wine character and the way consumers interact with these parameters. This webinar, led by Anna Katharine Mansfield of Cornell University, will mix enology, consumer research and marketing in an effort to further the discussion of Cold-Climate wines and regions.

If you have received this email from someone other than Chrislyn Particka, you need to register via the link below:


Registering for one Northern Grapes Webinar will place you on the mailing list, and you will receive announcements and connection instruction for all further Northern Grapes Webinars.

Registration will close at 8 am (Eastern) on Friday, January 8th.

Registration is NOT required if you received this email directly from Chrislyn Particka, as it means that you are a member of the Northern Grapes Webinar mailing list.

All members of the Northern Grapes Webinar mailing list will receive an email the Friday before the webinar containing the web address (URL) for both webinar sessions as well as connection instructions.

There is no charge for this webinar. If you cannot attend one of the live sessions, recordings of all webinars are posted on our website (http://northerngrapesproject.org/?page_id=257) within one week of the webinar date.

Feel free to email Chrislyn Particka (cap297) with any questions, if you want to check your registration status, or if you’d like to be removed from the Northern Grapes Webinar mailing list. (Please note that I will be out of the office on vacation from December 24 – January 4. I will be checking email periodically during this time, and will do my best to respond to urgent matters promptly.)

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The Northern Grapes Project is funded by the USDA’s Specialty Crops Research Initiative Program of the National Institute for Food and Agriculture, Project #2011-51181-30850.

Chrislyn A. Particka, PhD

Extension Support Specialist

Cornell University

School of Integrative Plant Science, Horticulture Section

630 W. North Street

Geneva, NY 14456


315-787-2449 (desk)

315-787-2216 (fax)