6th Annual Central Texas Vines and Wines

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Bosque County along with multiple county extension committees will host the 6th Annual Central Texas Vines and Wines program on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:35 p.m. at the Valley Mills Vineyards located at 1686 FM 1637 in Valley Mills, Texas.


The Bagnasco family will be hosting and focusing on vineyard management. Many topics will be discussed such as Obligations, Money, Time & Labor by Fran Pontasch, Viticulture Specialist; Challenges & Obstacles to Seasonal Vineyard Management by Michael Cook, Viticulture Specialist; Petiole Sample Testing/Results, Interpreting and Addressing Nutrient Deficiencies by Justin Scheiner, Viticulture Specialist. Host and owners of Valley Mills Vineyards will present Welcome, Our Story by Joey Bagnasco; Site Selection, Design, & Vineyard Tour by Joey Bagnasco; Vertical Tasting of VMV Tempranilllo by Dr. John Bagnasco; and What a Winemaker Looks for in a Vineyard by Charlie Walter, Winemaker at Valley Mills Vineyards. A breakfast and a steak lunch will be provided during the program. The registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and consists of a $35 registration fee. 2 TDA CEUs will be provided (1 IPM & 1 General). Please RSVP before May 19th by contacting the office at (254)435-2331 or emailing Chelsea Dorward at Chelsea.dorward@ag.tamu.edu


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