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WELCOME to Buckeye Appellation, The Ohio State University grape and wine research and extension online resource!  We invite you to explore our website and uncover the wealth of information developed by our team of OSU researchers, Extension specialists, Extension educators, and staff.  For current research in viticulture and enology, please visit the "Research" page.  If you are novice to this cash crop or wanting to refresh your knowledge about commercial grape and wine production in Ohio, please visit the "Grape Growing" and "Wine Making" pages.  To keep abreast of the current situation in Ohio vineyards, learn about research updates from the OSU Team, check out the "Newsletter" page.  Our Team has also developed several Extension bulletins and factsheets listed under "Resources" and one-click away for downloading on your electronic device.  Our goal is to increase accessibility of our work at OSU to the general public.  Enjoy and please send us your feedback!  Your suggestions are appreciated.

News

  1. ‘Homegrown’ grapes dominate 2019 Ohio Wine Competition

    Jun 3, 2019

    Wines born and bred in the Buckeye state dominated the 2019 Ohio Wine Competition.

    The competition, which drew nearly 300 entries, was held over two days this week in Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio, with the best-of-show judging wrapping up on Wednesday, May 15.

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    Article and photo by Mark Fisher with Dayton.com

     

     

  2. Three New I-Corps Teams from CFAES

    Aug 17, 2018

    Three of the teams selected for I-Corps@Ohio funding hail from CFAES.

    I-Corps@Ohio is a program for faculty and graduate students from Ohio universities and colleges. It provides funding and training to help move fundamental research into innovative products and services, using scalable business models that serve as the basis for startup companies.

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    News Article by:  CFAES Monthly

  3. OSU Viticulture Program Wins National Award

    Aug 16, 2018

    The American Society of Horticultural Science (ASHS) held its annual conference on 31 July through 3 August 2018 in Washington DC. During this event, ASHS announced the winners of the 2018 Extension Material Awards. The OSU Viticulture Program was among the 2018 winners of the Extension Material Award in the category “Video”.  The educational video titled “Grapevine Canopy Management” was prepared by former graduate student Thomas Todaro and advisor Dr. Imed Dami. This educational video was the outreach piece of an on-going research project on Viticulture Best Practices (BVP).