The Beauty of Wine Math
Register before December 20, 2018 for $175. Register after December 20, 2018 for $195.
This unique, ½ day seminar reviews and discusses the most important numbers and calculations in winemaking - impacting decisions from harvest to bottling - and will be of interest to those who want to increase their competence in winemaking.
Wine is fascinating. Across the globe - terroirs and languages vary; however, the use of numbers in winemaking is universal. Through the lens of our instructor, who has made wine for over a quarter century in four countries, many of the numbers that surround the grapes, juice, and wine during harvest, fermentation, aging, and bottling will be discussed.
What is potential alcohol? How is it calculated? Nutrients for yeast? What is coarse filtration? Did you say parts per trillion?
Increase your understanding of:
- Maturation indicators
- Juice additions and adjustments
- Final alcohol predictions
- Nutrient calculations
- Extraction measurements
- Volume considerations
- Cellar temperature and humidity
- Sulfur dioxide calculations
- Blending mathematics
- Filtration porosity
- Label alcohol declaration
- Wine stability measurements
- and much more
Whether you grow grapes, help your winery team make wine, or just love learning about wine, you will find this seminar enriching.
January 16, 2019 - Rohnert Park
One Doubletree Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
8am - 12pm
January 22, 2019 - Paso Robles
Hampton Inn & Suites
212 Alexa Court Paso Robles, CA 93446
8am - 12pm
January 24, 2019 - Napa
Napa Valley Marriot Hotel and Spa
3425 Solano Ave, Napa, CA 94558
8am - 12pm
Matthew Glynn, MS, an established Napa Valley and Sonoma County winemaker, brings a wealth of experience to this seminar. In addition to a Master of Science in Viticulture and Enology from UC Davis, Glynn has 26 vintages of winemaking experience spanning four countries and has been the General Manager and Winemaker for several prominent Napa Valley and Sonoma County luxury wine brands.
Having traveled to twenty states to speak on wine, he continues to enjoy communicating the virtues of this remarkable libation. Teaching and helping people grow has always been an integral part of his winemaking journey. Glynn is a member of the American Society of Enology and Viticulture, a past board member of the Napa Valley Wine Technical Group, and a member of the Napa Valley Grape Growers. He is the principal of a winemaking consulting business, Vinetarium Consulting, based in Napa, CA.