March 10, 2022

Class Is In Session with Dr. Justin Scheiner of Texas A&M

Class Is In Session with Dr. Justin Scheiner of Texas A&M

My guest today is Dr. Justin Scheiner from the Viticulture & Enology Department at Texas A&M University. We cover a lot of ground including drifting herbicides, pest management, organic grape growing, and resources available at TAMU for wine makers and grape growers. Plus, what you need to ask before you plant a vineyard!

Texas Monthly just published a major (online) story on the topic of herbicide drift. Don't miss it. Plus hear how 50 Cent made a splash at the Houston Rodeo Uncorked auction, announcing a new winemaker for Los Pinos Ranch, and news of a bankruptcy filing for the largest winery in Texas.

Cheers y'all!

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Sommly is an online marketplace where wine enthusiasts can explore wineries, join wine clubs, read reviews and buy or give the gift of Texas wine. Similar to Etsy, Sommly enables artisan wineries to sell their wine direct-to-consumer and cut out the middleman.

Sommly’s marketplace will be launching in Texas early this year. To learn more visit or follow on Instagram.


  1. Texas Monthly: “The Texas Wine Industry Is Just Getting Started. Grape Farmers Say the End Is Near.”
  2. Mesa Vineyards Files for Bankruptcy Protection
  3. 50 Cent Buys Wine that Costs ‘more than a Rolls Royce’ at Houston’s Rodeo Uncorked
  4. Jason Moore Named New Winemaker at Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards
  5. Granbury’s Wine & Vineyard Information Center - Coming soon!

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Interview with Dr. Justin Scheiner of Texas A&M

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