Grapes

Dual driven vineyard

Twins Randall and Brad Lange are fourth-generation growers and namesake of LangeTwins, a large vineyard operation in four counties based near Lodi that was recently honored by growers across Californi... more

California winegrape growers soaked with concerns

The current season is bringing mixed results for California winegrape growers, who had an unexpectedly wet winter. The harvest is shaping up to show average yie... more

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Vineyard compliance aided in Napa County, Sonoma Creek

Vineyard properties in Napa County and the Sonoma Creek watershed with five or more acres planted to winegrapes are required to comply with a new wate... more »

Agrothermal’s Baker to lead viticultural sales in North America

Agrothermal Systems has added Patrick Baker as vice president of sales, North America. “We are thrilled to have found someone with such vast industr... more »

Mildew Control product touts all-natural treatment

Palm Beach, Florida-based Vegalab has introduced its reformulated Mildew Control product. Mildew Control is a natural geraniol based pesticide that us... more »

Michigan’s wine industry has eight new producers of wine

The Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council approved eight new producers of Michigan wine at their meeting on Nov. 30, 2017. This brings the total ... more »

Congress passes first wine excise tax cut in 80 years

WineAmerica, the national association of American wineries, recently praised the passage of federal alcohol excise tax reform legislation as a new opp... more »

UC Davis vineyard: Red blotch found and destroyed at Russell Ranch

According to Deborah Golino, director, UC Davis Foundation Plant Services (FPS), on Dec. 20, 2017, FPS determined that Grapevine Red Blotch Disease, ... more »

Northern Michigan winery closes its doors

One of the oldest commercial wineries in northern Michigan, a small family operation known for its unusual varietals and quirky owner, closed on Chris... more »

Hall elected to California sustainable winegrowing board

The California Wine Institute unanimously elected vintner Kathryn Hall to the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA) the  Board of Direc... more »

UC Davis creates wine price database with crowdsourcing

Feeling nostalgic as you get ready to toast the new year? Recommendations for “best buys” in Champagnes and party menus f... more »

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail adjusts board makeup

The Lake Michigan Shore Wine Trail has a new elected position in the leadership roles. Beginning January 2018 Melanie Owen will be the first ever v... more »


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