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Department of Horticulture and Crop Science


Viticulture & Enology Program

Viticulture & Enology Outreach Program


Viticulture expert Dave Scurlock and Enology expert Todd Steiner along with viticulture faculty member Imed Dami are known statewide for their support of the Ohio wine industry.  They regularly host workshops and field days for vineyard owners and wine makers to provide networking opportunities and valuable information to the industry.   In addition they host conferences and competitions with the goal of enhancing Ohio's growing wine industry and helping create sustainable businesses into the future.  Other services to the industry offered are:

  • Vineyard site selection
  • Grape varietal selection
  • Vine pruning
  • Disease and pest problems
  • Wine making
  • Fermentation
  • Lab analyses
  • Taste training
  • The Ohio Wine Competition
  • The Ohio Grape Wine Conference
  • Wine judging
  • Newsletters
  • Ohio Grapes Website