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Our grower-members enjoy participation in monthly social and educational events where they network with other growers, get the latest information on regulatory issues and attend training seminars on a variety of vineyard tips and techniques. For more information CLICK HERE.

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INDEPENDENT GRAPE GROWERS — PASO ROBLES AREA

An Association of Viticulture Industry Members Dedicated to the Advancement of Superior Wine Grape Growing


California Wine Grapes from San Luis Obispo County, USA

The Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA) is dedicated to the advancement of superior wine grape growing in the Paso Robles American Viticultural Area, the largest and fastest-growing wine appellation in California and the home to a distinct variety of soils, micro-climates, and grape varietals.

Through our online marketplace listing service, ongoing seminars, and other critical services, IGGPRA provides a networking forum to promote cooperation and collaboration between the over 300 IGGPRA Member Grape Growers in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County (representing 27,000 fruit-producing acres and 40 grape varietals), and interested international grape growers, grape buyers, vintners, and vineyard suppliers.


September Seminar

Herbicides and Pesticides and the Influence of Vineyard Management Practices on Wine Grape Quality, PLUS Harvesting Decisions Based on Grape Composition

Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time:  2:00PM – 4:00PM
Place:  Castoro Cellars located at 1315 Bethel Rd, Templeton, CA 93446

Topics & Speakers:

  • Bob Fowler, Sales, Valent U.S.A. Corporation (1 hour CEU has been applied for)
    • Herbicides and Pesticides, Label Update  
  • Joe Plummer, Owner, Plummer Vineyard, and Board Member, Paso Wine Alliance 
    • The Influence of Vineyard Management Practices on Wine Grape Quality
  • Signe Zoller, Winemaker and Owner, Zoller Wine Consulting
    • Harvesting Decisions Based on Wine Grape Composition

The seminar is FREE for IGGPRA members and $20 for non-members, refreshments will be provided.

Don't miss out; RSVP today by calling at (805) 239-4443 or email pr@arandcompany.com. This is your chance to get your questions answered!


Scholarship Winners Announced

Scholarship Winners

IGGPRA is proud to announce its two local scholarship winners for the 2014-2015 academic year: Linda Jaimez, and Adam Hinrichs. Each student will receive $3,000 toward college tuition fees as they pursue degrees in viticulture-related fields.

Scholarship winners Adam Hinrichs, recent graduate of Templeton High School, will study Agricultural Engineering at Cal Lutheran beginning September 2014 and Linda Jaimez, a Paso Robles native and current fourth year at Fresno State University is now studying to become a vineyard manager and hopes to return to the Paso Robles community to work in the industry after graduation.

“Our 2014 scholarship award winners embody the goals and ideals of IGGPRA,” says Bob Fonarow, IGGPRA Scholarship Committee Chairman. “The local IGGPRA members and supporters who make these scholarships possible feel there is no better way to advance the success of the Paso Robles wine growing region than to do our part to support such passionate, promising future wine industry leaders.”

IGGPRA initiated its viticulture scholarship program in 2012. Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence and financial need. Students interested in applying for scholarships may contact IGGPRA Scholarship Committee Chair Bob Fonarow at (805) 857-4400 for an application.


IGGPRA’s 2014 Member DirectoryMembership Directory

Our new 2014 membership will be available shortly.  In fact, members will receive a copy in the mail in early July.  The Board is especially proud of this latest effort that, we believe, will improve the visibility and recognition of the Association.  If not, you know how to reach us and we will seriously consider your input in future efforts.  In the meantime, the Board encourages you to frequent member Associate Businesses, many of which contributed through advertising to the Directory project.

CLICK HERE to Join IGGPRA TODAY and receive a complimentary Membership Directory!



NEW IGGPRA Membership Signs – NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!

$35 per sign – reserve your new sign today!IGGPRA Sign

IGGPRA is pleased to announce that the new Membership Signs are now available for purchase! This new design is more impactful, registers the IGGPRA name instantly and carries the logo that appears on our Website, newsletter and various mailings.  The new sign is the essence of impactful simplicity. For those of you who are married to the old design please consider that “pretty” doesn’t necessarily equate to successful communication and at normal highway speeds it is difficult to determine just what the sign represents. To purchase a new Membership Sign, contact IGGPRA President Ken Bray by emailing bray@kobravineyard.com or calling (805) 459-6075.

 


IGGPRA Newsletter

Read the current issue of the IGGPRA E-Newsletter to learn about up-to-date Paso Robles grape growing news, important industry information, and IGGPRA member events.

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