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  1. Vineyard Expansion Assistance Program

    May 29, 2024

    Complete Application Details

    News from Ohio Grape Industries Committee.  Christy Eckstein

  2. Ohio Wines Shine at 2024 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

    Jan 25, 2024

    News article from Ohio Wine Producers Association - D. Winchell

  3. 2024 Gallo Winegrowing Interships

    Nov 8, 2023

    E & J Gallo Winery has posted their 2024 Intership opportunities.  

  4. New Cornell variety raises grape expectations for NYS wine

    Mar 29, 2023

    Introducing Aravelle – a new white wine grape that was 42 years in the making.

    Renowned Cornell grape breeder Bruce Reisch made the hybrid by crossing Cayuga white and riesling grapes in 1981, at the start of his career. Now, 14 grape varieties later and with retirement looming this year, Reisch announced Aravelle’s release at the B.E.V. (Business, Enology and Viticulture) NY 2023 conference in Syracuse on March 28.

  5. USDA Previews Crop and Revenue Loss Assistance for Agricultural Producers

    Nov 23, 2022

    Full Article

    USDA Previews Crop and Revenue Loss Assistance for Agricultural Producers  

    New Programs Will Provide Additional Pandemic and Natural Disaster Assistance for 2020 and 2021; Deadline Announced for Previous Emergency Relief  

  6. Ohio Wines Founders Memorial Scholarship

    Oct 31, 2022

    Ohio Wines Founders Memorial Scholarship – honoring those leaders who Contributed to the establishment of the Grape and Wine Industry in Ohio

    (Created in the names of Bob Gottesman, Ken Schuchter, James Gallander, Garth Cahoon, Lou Heineman, Arnie Esterer, Tony Debevc)


  7. 2022-2023 Vineyard Expansion Assistance Program (VEAP)

    Sep 19, 2022

    VEAP Application

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  8. OSU Viticulture Program Wins National Awards

    Aug 12, 2022

    Recently, our Viticulture Program won two (2) national awards for best extension materials by the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS): factsheet (Spring Frost Injury of Grapevines and Protection Methods) and video (Grapevine nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis) categories. This was announced at the annual ASHS conference held in Chicago July 30 - August 3, 2022.


  9. Sustainable Winegrowing Podcast:

    Jun 8, 2022

    Dr. Imed Dami recently conducted a podcast interview with the organization “Sustainable Winegrowing” ( He covered the topic of cold hardiness of grapevines.

  10. 2022 Vineyard Expansion Assistance Program (VEAP)

    May 27, 2022



    The 2022 Vineyard Expansion Assistance Program (VEAP) is now open to new and existing Ohio vineyards. VEAP allows wineries to invest in and plant high-quality, high-value grapes onsite instead of purchasing them from other states. The VEAP is an incentive program created and funded by the Ohio Grape Industries Committee (OGIC).