Grapes

Researchers pinpoint drought-resistant traits in grape rootstocks

Scientists at UC Davis have identified new root traits that help grapevines resist drought. The findings, published in the journal Annals of Botany, could speed up the development of grape rootstocks that protect vines from dry conditions,... more »

Naïo’s vineyard robot TED hits the US at CES 2022

Naïo Technologies, a French company specializing in autonomous agricultural robots, has just celebrated its 10th anniversary and 60,000 hours of operations under real conditions. The company is scaling up its development now. In January, its... more »

Fetzer Vineyards gets regenerative organic certification for winery, vineyards

Fetzer Vineyards, the largest winery in the U.S. certified as a B Corp and a leader in regenerative winegrowing, announced Dec. 13 it has achieved Regenerative Organic Certification (ROC) for all of its Mendocino County vineyard... more »

Winemaker honored as Young Farmers & Ranchers ‘Star Member’

A San Diego County winemaker has been awarded California Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers “Star Member Award” for her leadership and commitment to the program. ... more »

2022 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show set

The 2022 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show is scheduled for Jan. 18-19 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Michigan. Registration opens at 8 a.m. on Jan. 18 and the cost for both days is $45 in advance and $50... more »

Grapevine trunk disease management in dormant period viewed

Join the Eastern Viticulture and Enology Forum on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 3-4:30 p.m. ET, for the webinar "Advances in Grapevine Trunk Disease Management in the Dormant Period." This timely webinar occurs at the beginning of the... more »

Penn State grape, wine team seeks input from wine producers

Penn State University researchers and Extension educators are developing an online module that will provide users with information on statewide cultivar-specific trends in grape production, wine production, and sales in Pennsylvania. To create this module,... more »

Virtual roundtable discussion on grape growing, winemaking set

Join industry stakeholders and Extension educators on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. ET, for a virtual roundtable discussion on winemaking, grape growing and more. During this webinar, Penn State and Maryland Extension specialists... more »

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