Vines & Wines Program 5-7-2024

The 7th Annual Central Texas Vines & Wines Program will be held on May 7, 2024, at the 15:5 Vineyard, located at 3405 Southwinds Drive in Lorena, TX. Registration will start at 8:30AM with the program to follow at 9:00AM and should conclude around 2:30PM.


This program will feature TAMU Viticulture Specialists – Michael Cook, Dr. Patrick O’Brien, Fran Pontasch and Dr. Justin Scheiner; Attorney Kimberly Frost; Vineyard owners Robert and Donna Alston; TAMU Horticulture Department Head Dr. Amit Dhingra. Topics include Moisture Monitoring and Floor Management, Water: Limitations and Opportunity; Pest and Disease Concerns during a Drought, TTB & TABC Winery permitting Requirements; Grape Varieties for Texas, BioChar and Soil Health and include a Walking Tour of 15:5 Vineyard.

Three CEUs (2IPM, 1 General) will be offered for individuals holding a Private Applicator’s Pesticide License. 6 CCCA’s (Nutrient Mgt, Soil and Water, Crop, Prof. Development).


The cost of the program is $40.00 and can be paid at the door, includes a steak lunch. For any questions or to confirm your attendance please contact the Bosque County Extension Office at 254-435-2331. Breakfast provided by Capital Farm Credit.


Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.



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