Dean Volenberg Now at MU
April 16, 2015
Dean Volenberg, former extension agent with the University of Wisconsin in Door County, is now at the University of Missouri as a viticulture and winery operations specialist. According to a report from KFVS 12 in Columbia, Volenberg will continue his excellent Integrated Pest Management newsletter at MU. Also, in Wisconsin viticulture news, sources tell MWP that UW Vernon County Agriculture agent Tim Rehbein has retired. Rehbein was instrumental in promoting grape growing in Wisconsin and both he and Volenberg will be missed in Wisconsin.
See: MU to Work With State Wineries
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Mark Ganchiff is the publisher of Midwest Wine Press, the leading source of news on the growing wine industry in the central United States. Mark has been a wine judge at the 2012 and 2014 INDY International Wine Competition, the 2014 Cold Climate Wine Competition, the 2013 Mid-American Wine Competition, the 2012 Illinois State Fair Wine Competition and the 2013 Michigan Wine Competition. He also enjoys speaking at wine events including the Cold Climate Wine Conference, the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association Annual Meeting, the Midwest Grape and Wine Conference and the Wisconsin Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Mark's articles about regional wine have appeared in Vineyard & Winery Management, WineMaker and several regional magazines.
Mark is a Level One Sommelier in the Court of Master Sommeliers. He lives in Louisville, but also has a residence in Chicago.
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