Grape growing is a labor intensive enterprise that requires significant up-front investment in comparison to many other agricultural crops. The Prospective Winegrower Workshop was created by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Viticulture Program to educate farmers, entrepreneurs, or any individual considering planting a commercial vineyard. This online course consists of a series of recorded learning modules that provide an overview of the unique requirements and risks associated with establishment and operation of a commercial vineyard in Texas.
Workshop topics include:
- Vineyard Economics
- Necessary Viticulture Expertise
- Vineyard Site Considerations
- Risk Factors
- Vineyard Labor Requirements
Online course will be available soon
The Prospective Winegrower Workshop serves as a prerequisite for application to the Texas Viticulture Certificate Program, offered by Texas Tech University and Texas AgriLife Extension. Go to the Certificate Program website for information on this educational program.