Good Fruit Grower

March 15

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GOOD TO GO For a complete listing of check the Calendar at APRIL April 20–21 Vine to Wine: Successfully Establishing a Vineyard and Winery workshop, Best Western The Inn at Horse Heaven, Prosser, Washington. Presented by WSU Viticulture & Enology. Preregistration required, $60 one day, $100 both days. For information, go to WSU offers France wine industry tour W ashington State University is offering winemakers and grape growers an inside look at the French wine industry. The tour, from June 29–July 13, will visit Champagne, Burgundy, and Bordeaux to see the inner workings of France's wine industry. Dr. Thomas Henick-Kling, director of WSU's viticulture and enology program, says the France tour will visit wineries with staff that can share the specifics of their region, winemaking techniques, and grape growing practices, experiences that would be difficult for an individual to arrange. The wine tours provide continuVineyards east of Bordeaux, France ing education for newcomers as well as established industry veterans. WSU has hosted past tours within Washington and to Chile, Argentina, and New Zealand. Next January, the viticulture and enology program will tour Australia. Registration is open for the France winery trip. To learn more, contact Theresa Beaver at or call (509) 335-3446. to-wine-2013/. April 25 Pear Bureau Northwest/Fresh Pear Committee joint board meetings, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland, Oregon. Contact Ashley Lathrop, phone (503) 652-9720, e-mail; Web site MAY May 29–30 Pear Bureau Northwest annual meeting, Embassy Suites Downtown Portland Hotel, Portland, Oregon. Contact Ashley Lathrop, phone (503) 652-9720, e-mail alathrop@usapears .com; Web site JUNE June 12–14 Agricultural Transportation Coalition annual meeting, San Francisco, California. For information, call (202) 783-3333, e-mail, or visit June 29–July 13 Wine industry tour of France, offered by Washington State University. For information, contact Theresa Beaver, (509) 335-3446, or e-mail PACKING LINE EQUIPMENT FOR SALE NOW Increase your packing speed and efficiency! 8' Sizer Roller and 16 Lane Sizer Central Weigh Clam & Bag Fillers (indexing conveyer serves 1, 2, and 3# clamshells plus adaptable bag fillers) (6 Lane Tank) 2 Drive Motors (8 Lanes each) Belting is available. For more information Phone: (209) 931-4392 E-mail: Website: 46 March 15, 2013 GOOD FRUIT GROWER photo by melissa hansen upcoming events,

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