Organic techniques aid award-winning winery

While some vintners make wine, Tablas Creek Vineyard makes award-winning wine. Repeatedly.

New wine collaborative to protect grower interests

The president of the newly established Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC) believes wine grape growers could benefit significantly as the organization strives to ... more

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CAWG seeks winegrape exemption from FDA’s Produce Safety Rule

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) has requested the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) exempt winegrapes from its produce sa... more »

Protect grape clusters from disease during early fruit development

Young fruit clusters are highly susceptible to all major diseases, including downy mildew, powdery mildew, black rot, Phomopsis and anthracnose.... more »

Fungicides applied at bloom may reduce fruit set in grapes

Figure 1. Grape cluster weight at harvest in response to a single fungicide application at full bloom in Concord grapes in Michigan in 2013. ... more »

Scheid named 2017 Leader of the Year by CAWG

California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG)  has named Al Scheid of Scheid Vineyards as its 2017 Leader of the Year. The Leader of the Year... more »

Market research reveals why consumers are drawn to wineries in Michigan

In 1980, Michigan was home to 10 wineries and just over 200 acres of vineyard land. Today, those numbers have skyrocketed to more than 200 wineries an... more »

Survey shows increase in Washington wine industry research awareness

As the Washington state wine research program grows, so does the state’s industry awareness about the importance of such a program. According to a r... more »

Climate, vector behavior on disease spread sketchy

A top challenge of mitigating the impact of climate change on agricultural production is knowing the exact ways in which higher temperatures and a... more »

Monthly grape grower social to offer peer education

Michigan Grape Society, in partnership with Michigan State University Extension (MSU), will be hosting a series of Monthly Grape Grower Social events... more »

MSU Extension hires wine, grape educator

Thomas Todaro, a graduate of The Ohio State University (OSU), recently accepted an Extension educator position to serve the wine and grape industry in... more »

Growers gather at Grape Expectations Symposium

The 33rd annual Grape Expectations Symposium was held on March 4. The event has been held at the Forsgate Country Club in Jamesburg, New Jersey for 20... more »

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