Wine & Must Analysis Workshop MI

Workshop instructor Dr. Barry H. Gump is the first holder of the Harvey R. Chaplin Eminent Scholar’s Chair in Beverage Management at Florida International University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Dr. Gump has had a long association with the wine industry, conducting research in analytical methodology applied to grapes, juices, and wines. He has been a professional wine judge for many years at a number of major wine competitions.

Dr. Gump will provide workshop participants with hands-on opportunities to test sugars, pH, titratable acidity and sulfur dioxide (SO2), as well as monitoring malolactic fermentation using paper chromatography.

Registration Information:

Our registration system is now open.  Please go to the following website to register:


The code for VESTA students is (gump14) and will need to be entered as a “WebStore Cupon” upon checkout; this will allow you to register at no cost.  

Lodging Information:

We have held a block or rooms at the Cambria Suites Traverse City:

Comfort Inn (Traverse City)

460 Munson Drive (US31)

Traverse City, MI 49686


The room block is held under the title (VESTA-Wine Analysis Workshop).

Rates as as follows:

Single queens on the ground floor for $136 + 11% tax per night

Double queens or single kings for $146 + 11% tax per night  

This hotel is only a 1 block walk to the lab at NMC where the workshop will be held.

Contact name: Brian Matchett
Phone: 989-335-0345
E-mail: matchet4@anr.msu.edu
Admission price: Free for students currently enrolled in VIN 268; Others $150
Lodging info: Comfort Inn Traverse City 460 Munson Ave. (US HWY 31) Traverse City, MI 49686 231.778.8000

Location: 1701 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MN 49686