North Texas Wine Sensory Short Course at Kiepersol Winery May 11

RSVP by May 4

TYLER – Winemakers and wine lovers can learn about how a variety of red and white wines are made and what ingredients go into their aroma and taste during a Wine Sensory Short Course at Kiepersol Winery, 3933 Farm-to-Market Road 344 E. in Tyler on May 11.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program is $60 per person, and RSVP is required by May 4.

The program is from 12:30-3:30 p.m., and seating is limited. Contact Shery Damuth at for more information and to RSVP.

The course will introduce attendees to wine ingredients and how wine aromas and flavors are perceived. Discussion about the Texas wine industry, a tour of Kiepersol Winery, and tasting and examination of three red and three white Texas wines will be included in the event.

Speakers will include Dr. Andreea Botezatu, AgriLife Extension enology specialist, College Station, and Michael Cook, AgriLife Extension viticulture program specialist, Denton.

The short course is sponsored by the East Texas Wine Producers Group, Cook said.  

“Come learn in a relaxed and fun atmosphere about how we perceive wine and what you should be looking for when evaluating a wine,” he said. “This educational course will walk you through Texas terroir and give you a better understanding of what Texas wine is all about.”


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