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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Lodi Winegrape Commission names new executive director

[caption id="attachment_12365" align="alignright" width="175"] Wendy Brannen[/caption] The Lodi Winegrape Commission, which represents more than 75... more »

Georgia’s dry summer aids grape harvest

Fall may be known as harvest time for peanuts, cotton and apples in Georgia, but the state's winemakers would like Georgians to start thinking about g... more »

Experiment shows spray drift can severely injure wine grapes

A greenhouse experiment featured in the most recent issue of the journal Weed Technology shows that herbicide spray drift from the 2,4-D and dicamba c... more »

Organic techniques aid award-winning winery

The mantelpiece over the Tablas Creek Vineyard fireplace is crowded with trophies attesting to the fact that while some vintners make wine, Tablas Cre... more »

Fighting plant pathogens with RNA

Have you ever bought strawberries or other fruits and vegetables, forgot to put them in the refrigerator and later noticed they had gray mold on some ... more »

Grape vines exposed to smoke to test taint from wildfires

Wine grapes may appear fine after a harsh wildfire season. But if grapes have smoke taint, the finished wine may taste and smell awful – an unpleasa... more »

NNY cold hardy grapes nursery being ‘remodeled’

The cold-hardy grape variety research nursery in Northern New York at is getting a make-over. With new funding from the farmer-driven Northern New ... more »

Japanese beetle outbreak detected in Oregon

A record number of invasive Japanese beetles have been detected in Washington County within the city of Portland this summer. To date, the Oregon Depa... more »

Plan ahead to eliminate pest, disease

As you wrap up the 2016 grape growing season, ask yourself, “Am I happy with this year’s results? Did I win the game against pest and disease pres... more »

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 s... more »


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