Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Elderberry Wine Making Workshop

The Center for Agroforestry is pleased to announce that it will be hosting an elderberry wine making workshop in Columbia on Friday, October 26. The workshop will be held in the Barrel Room of Bleu Restaurant & Wine Bar (811 E. Walnut St.), Columbia, MO from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dr. John Brewer, president of Wyldewood Cellars, will be the course instructor.

Dr. Brewer’s excellence as a winemaker has been widely recognized, and he serves as a judge at international wine competitions. Wyldewood Cellars produces more than 40 types of wine and has won over 450 international awards for its wines, including elderberry varieties. Wyldewood Cellars’ Spiced Elderberry Wine was featured and served at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah, where it was named the Best Non-Grape Wine in North and Latin America and won many Gold Medals. In addition, Wyldewood Cellars sells value-added elderberry products coast to coast. For more information, see wyldewoodcellars.com.

The cost of the workshop is $30, which includes a lunch catered by Bleu and an elderberry wine tasting. Interested parties can register by clicking here.  Visit centerforagroforestry.com/events or contact Michael Gold to learn more about this event!

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