Grapevines at Baltimore Bend in Waverly, Mo.

Grape producers and anyone interested in raising grapes to create their own wine might enjoy an event in Waverly today.  The 2011 Viticulture Field Day is underway in Waverly.  Jason Gerke of Jowler Creek Winery in Platte City is the Vice President of the Missouri Grape Growers Association.  Gerke says the event will offer a lot of information.

Audio:  Jason Gerke

The meeting is at the  Community Center in Waverly.  Sessions this morning will cover pruning and labor planning for vineyards.  Following lunch the group will travel to Baltimore Bend Vineyards for tours and further educational discussion.  There is a fee for the event but anyone with an interest in grape production is welcome to attend.