Introduction to Winemaking in a Virginia Winery

by Public User Archive

Laurent Guinand of GiraMondo Wine Adventures and Howard O’Brien, proprietor of Chateau O’Brien invite you to a special winemaking class at the winery. We will discuss every major aspect of making wine while visiting the grounds of the winery:

Vineyard planting and managing



Fermentation (s) in controlled temperature, barrel tasting

Principles of organic / biodynamic wine making approaches

Role of Oenological products

Racking, Stabilization, micro-oxygenation, fining, filtering,

Aging and bottling

Wine marketing and promotion

This class will be followed by a tasting of 7 wines from Chateau O’Brien with cheese and crackers. Price also includes class materials.

For more information and ticket purchase, please visit GiraMondo Wine Adventures website.

Date: 6/6/2009

Time: 2-4:30 p.m.

Location: Chateau O’Brien at Northpoint 3238 Railstop Rd Markham, VA 22643

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