INDEPENDENT GRAPE GROWERS — PASO ROBLES AREA
An Association of Viticulture Industry Members Dedicated to the Advancement of Superior Wine Grape Growing
Californias 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.
IGGPRA's Upcoming Seminar
February 24, 2016
A Grape Pest Management Program for 2016
Time and Location
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
J. Lohr Meeting Room, 6169 Airport Drive, Paso Roble, CA 93446
Topics and Speakers
Biology and Control of Pacific and Willamette Spider Mites
Vine Mealybug, Biology and Control
Herbicide and Fungicide Options for Weed Control
All speakers are located at the Paso Robles Branch of
Buttonwillow Warehouse Co., a local full-service ag-chem dealer.
2 hours PCA credit applied for
Free for IGGPRA Members, $20 for Non-Members
Payment collected at door. Space is limited.
RSVP for "Seminar" please leave a message at 805-461-1391 or email
It's Italian Night for the February Social
IGGPRA's February Social and Annual Meeting
February 27, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Estrella Warbirds Museum Event Room
4251 Dry Creek Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446
This is the annual meeting. If you have not cast your vote you will have the opportunity to do so.
The Wild West Meets Mama Mia
Get Ready to paint yer wagon at the
IGGPRA Spaghetti Western Mixer.
Dress in your favorite cowboy or cowgirl attire.
IGGPRA will provide Spaghetti and meatballs by Chef Charlie
and Italian bread with an old western flare.
As always please bring a bottle of wine to share, a dish to pass and your favorite wine glass and tableware.
WINE JUDGING CONTEST WITH PRIZES
Participate in a wine tasting contest where attendees are the judge!
Contest details: Please bring two bottles of one of your favorite "local" Italian varietal wines (both wines should be the same). Each guest will receive two tickets to choose their favorite white and red. The winners will be determined by the popular vote and will receive a prize. You don't have to enter a wine to be a judge!
Come enjoy an evening of networking, great food and wine, western music and a few more surprises. You don't miss out on this one!
Or leave a message for "social" at (805) 461-1391
ATTENTION 2016 GROWER MEMBERS
Complete this Important Survey to
BE LISTED IN THE MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY!
To ensure that we have the most up-to-date information listed in the Membership Directory, please CLICK HERE to complete our survey by February 15, 2016.
By participating and completing our survey you help make the directory the most comprehensive source of information available to IGGPRA members and the Paso Robles wine community. Keeping this information current is important to potential buyers, provides a "real time" reference of wines made, available for sampling and sale, reinforces the importance of IGGPRA and help attracts new members.
If we do not receive your information by February 15, 2016, we will use the previous years information.
If you need to fill out this survey on a hard copy, please contact Sharen Bloechl at 805-462-4389.
Be a Part of IGGPRA’s 2016 Member Directory
DEADLINE February 15, 2016
The Board is especially proud of the 2015 Member Directory that improved the visibility and recognition of the Association.
CLICK HERE to Join IGGPRA TODAY and be included in the 2016 Membership Directory!
IGGPRA Membership Signs – AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!
$35 per sign – reserve your new sign today!
IGGPRA Membership Signs available for purchase! The IGGPRA sign features a 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 Membership Sign, contact IGGPRA President Ken Bray by emailing email@example.com or calling (805) 459-6075.
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