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Jeanette K Merritt

Department of Food Sciences 

  • Indiana Wines & Purdue Wine Grape Team Marketing Director
Philip E. Nelson Hall of Food Sciences Room 1243
745 Ag Mall Drive
Purdue University
West Lafayette, In 47907

As the Marketing Director for Indiana Wines and The Purdue Wine Grape team, Jeanette is responsible for the overall promotion of the Indiana wine and grape industry. She manages media relations, educational wine tastings/talks, promotional design and implementation, and marketing plan development with new wineries. In addition, Jeanette is the Executive Director of the Vintage Indiana Wine and Food Festival held each June in downtown Indianapolis. For information about the Indiana wineries, visit