Maryland wineries are seeking high-quality Maryland-grown fruit, but it’s in short supply. Growers have struggled to stay afloat, often unable to reach an economy of scale.
It’s time to expand Maryland’s viticultural base in a financially sustainable fashion.
Available online, this 9-lesson course by viticulturist Joyce Rigby will guide participants through the vineyard startup and expansion process from a professional perspective—and with financial modeling in mind.
Viticulture Consultant Joyce Rigby Releases Vini-fi Financial Outlook Tool via Online Course
- What the Maryland Wine Industry Wants & Needs
- Introduction to Growing Wine Grapes
- Site Evaluation
- Site Design
- Canopy Management
- Commercial Vineyard Business – Intro to Vini-fi Tool
Those enrolling in MWA’s Commercial Vineyard Expansion (CVE) online course earn a certificate of completion.
The development of this program was funded by a grant from the Maryland Grape & Wine Promotion Fund through the Governor’s Commission on Maryland Wine & Grape Growing.