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Wine and Must Workshop


Wine and Must Analysis Workshop with Dr. Barry Gump

March 22 - 23, 2014

Join us for a hands-on workshop covering analytical chemistry involved in wine production. Topics covered in this two-day workshop include:

  • Soluble solids
  • Sugar per berry by refractometry
  • pH and total acidity
  • Sugars by Clinitest
  • Sulfur dioxide by AO
  • Volatile acidity
  • Ethanol
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Formol-reduced volume procedure

Co-hosted by Kent State University Ashtabula and the VESTA National Center, this workshop will be held in the Chemistry lab at the Kent State University Ashtabula Campus, Robert S. Morrison Health and Science Building, 3300 Lake Road West, Ashtabula, Ohio.

Dr. Barry Gump, Professor of Analytical Chemistry and Enology at Florida International University, VESTA faculty member, and co-author of Wine Analysis and Production, will lead the workshop.

March 22 – 23, 2014

Fee: $175

To register for this workshop, please fill out the registration form here.


Reduced-rate hotel accommodations are available at The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake, only 7.5 miles from campus. When making your reservations, request a room in the Kent State/VESTA block.


The Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva-on-the-Lake
4888 North Broadway
Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH  44041

440-415-1505 - Direct Line
440-466-7100 ("0") - Front Desk (open 24 hours)

Discount for the VESTA Wine Workshop Room Block, 3/21-3/23/14:
     Deluxe king, deluxe double and standard double rooms -
$99.00+tax per night

     Premium king and premium double rooms - $109.00+tax per night
     Reference Group Code 4G73S4.

The discounted Room Block expires February 28, 2014. Make your reservations early!!