5th Joint Burgundy-California-Oregon Winemaking Symposium and Oregon Winery Tour

Tuesday, June 17
9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Portland Ballroom 252

The symposium will be preceded by a winery tour on Monday, June 16. The fee for the symposium does not include the tour.

Organizers & Moderators:

Christian Butzke, Purdue University, Indiana
Pascal Durand, University of Burgundy, France
James Kennedy, Oregon State University, Corvallis
James Osborne, Oregon State University, Corvallis
Barney Watson, Chemeketa Community College, Oregon


A multi-regional discussion between winemakers and enologists/viticulturists and includes a tasting with speakers from France, Oregon and California.

9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome & Review
Christian Butzke, Purdue University, Indiana
9:15 am – 10:00 am Winemakers – Oregon
Harry Peterson-Nedry, Chehalem Wines, Oregon
Lynn Penner-Ash, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, Oregon (view presentation slides)
10:00 am – 10:45 am Wine Scientists – Oregon
Greg Jones, Southern Oregon University, Ashland (view presentation slides)
James Osborne, Oregon State University, Corvallis
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 11:45 am Winemaker – California
Josh Jensen, Calera Wine Company, California
TJ Rogers, Clos de la Tech, California
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Wine Scientist – California
Hildegarde Heymann, University of California, Davis
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch on Own
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Winegrowers – Burgundy
Recorded presentations by:
Jean-Yves Bizot and Claire Naudin, Proprietors Domaine Bizot,
Vosne-Romanee, and Domaine Naudin-Ferrand, Hautes Côtes de Nuits
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Winemaker – Burgundy
Roland Masse, Hospices de Beaune, France
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Roundtable Discussion
Special guest: Ulrich Fischer, Abt. Weinbau und Oenologie DLR Rheinpfalz, Germany
4:15 pm Adjournment