This will be the result of an outstanding partnership involving Grayson College, the cities of the Texoma Region, local industries, supporting institutions of higher education, Cognac, France, and an active and vital Cooperative. Grayson College will be known for The Texas Center of Excellence for Viticulture & Fermentation Sciences” and will have an internationally known Munson Research Vineyard and Winery. The Texoma Appellation will be the most productive in Texas, and the many vineyards and wineries, agricultural producers supporting the industries, breweries and distilleries will play a significant role in making the Texoma region a major destination in Texas tourism.
By 12/31/2018, the Texoma Craft Beverage Alliance Foundation will have received grants totaling at least $500,000 in support of the expanded Viticulture and Enology Program at Grayson College, the Distillery/Brewing Building and Programs, the Winery Incubator/Vineyard Cooperative Program, and the Munson Research Vineyard.
By 12/31/2018, the Texoma Craft Beverage Alliance will be self-supporting with 90% of the eligible entities in the region as members with the ultimate goal of enhanced internship and employment opportunities for Grayson College and Austin College students and graduates.
The Grayson College Distilling Program will have 20 FTE students enrolled by 12/31/2018.
By 12/31/2018, the Grayson College Distilling Program will begin hosting Quarterly Distilling Conferences and will have added a weekend distilling class schedule for each subsequent semester.
Planning for the 2018 Munson Craft Beverage Festival will begin by 6/11/2017.
The Texoma Craft Beverage Alliance was founded by Grayson College, Sherman Economic Development Corporation, and Denison Development Alliance, and facilitated by TCOG.
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