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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Bill could exempt winegrape growers from FSMA’s produce safety rule

The Senate Committee on Appropriations on July 20 approved a bill that funds the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration (... more »

2017 Michigan Wine Competition results announced

Twenty-nine wine experts from around the country gathered July 18 in East Lansing for the 40th annual Michigan Wine Competition. Fifty-eight of the... more »

Washington state wine industry drives priorities for research

In Washington state, the needs of the wine industry take top priority for the viticulture and enology research program. Input from the state’s vintn... more »

Grapevine leafroll virus a threat to Michigan grapes

Grapevine leafroll virus is one of the most common viruses affecting grapes in the world, and Michigan is no different. Though lighter cases can have ... more »

Workshops, technology featured at 2017 Viticulture Field Day

Heads up grape growers, winemakers, vineyard workers, industry and academic partners and whoever else is serious about viticulture in Michigan. The... more »

New viticulture specialist to serve eastern NY grape region

The Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension has hired James (Jim) Meyers as the new viticulture and wine spe... more »

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 »

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