Sponsored by Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) and Surry Community College
Surry Community College will host the 2nd annual symposium uniting grape growers and winemakers from across the southeastern United States in a collaborative effort to support and expand the region’s wine industry.
The Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposiumm, scheduled Tuesday through Friday, November 5th - 8th, will feature educational workshops and seminars from some of the most distinguished viticulture and enology professionals on the east coast. The event is co-sponsored with the Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA), a partnership of 19 colleges and universities nationwide that delivers groundbreaking distance education opportunities for the grape and wine industry.
If you have questions concerning registration, contact Debbie Johnson at 336.386.3419.
Why do we pair red wine with steak and chocolate, whites with fish and chicken? Dine and learn through a gourmet experience in wine tasting, food pairing and overall wine judgment. This special event is included in the cost of registration and will feature local food and wines.
The Grand Wine Tasting
Sponsored by Surry Community College, Viticulture and Enology Department & VESTA
Join us on the patio of the Grand Hall as the sun sets for a wine tasting and food pairing with local cheeses, breads, fruits, vegetables, chocolates and truffles --- a truly one of a kind event. Wineries from each state in the Southeastern Region will be represented for tastings and connections. Experience award winning wines from Virginia, West Virginia, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida, and North Carolina. No charge, open to the community.