Grapes

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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Grape Expectations: New Study Shows Illinois’ Wineries Ripening

A survey by wine industry analysts M-K-F Research finds that the number of wineries in a state long known for Abe Lincoln, coal and corn has grown mor... more »

A New Generation of Grape Growers is Going into Business for Themselves

It sounds like Depression-era advice: to save the farm, you gotta start a winery. San Francisco Chronicle... more »

Stamp Remembered as Pioneer Grape Grower

When wine aficionados get together to talk about Finger Lakes wine vintage years and the bouquets of their favorite releases, they should also think a... more »

Each Year Holds Grape Expectations

Just 363 days to go before we determine whether this year is destined to be a great vintage, a good vintage or a clunker. Rochester Democrat Chronicl... more »

Climate Change Could Be More Than Sour Grapes

Climate change may lead to a change in the taste of Oregon's signature pinot noir wines also could be on the horizon. Seattle Post-Intelligencer... more »

Some Areas See Crops Reduced by Weather

On the first day of summer, the Michigan Frozen Fruit Packers Association pulled together its members to evaluate the outlook for production of fruit ... more »

Fruit Crop Guesstimate to be June 22

The 50th Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, sponsored by the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, will be held at 2 p.m. June 22 in the Crowne Plaza ... more »

California Chooses Ott to Head Apple Commission

The California Apple Commission has chosen Alex Ott to fill the position of executive director, effective April 4.For the last five years, Ott has bee... more »

Michigan Apple Committee Named New Officers

The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) has named Bryan Bixby, of Berrien Springs, Mich., as chairman and Julia Hersey, of Casnovia, Mich., as vice chairwo... more »


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