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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Market research reveals why consumers are drawn to wineries in Michigan

In 1980, Michigan was home to 10 wineries and just over 200 acres of vineyard land. Today, those numbers have skyrocketed to more than 200 wineries an... more »

Survey shows increase in Washington wine industry research awareness

As the Washington state wine research program grows, so does the state’s industry awareness about the importance of such a program. According to a r... more »

Climate, vector behavior on disease spread sketchy

A top challenge of mitigating the impact of climate change on agricultural production is knowing the exact ways in which higher temperatures and a... more »

Monthly grape grower social to offer peer education

Michigan Grape Society, in partnership with Michigan State University Extension (MSU), will be hosting a series of Monthly Grape Grower Social events... more »

MSU Extension hires wine, grape educator

Thomas Todaro, a graduate of The Ohio State University (OSU), recently accepted an Extension educator position to serve the wine and grape industry in... more »

Growers gather at Grape Expectations Symposium

The 33rd annual Grape Expectations Symposium was held on March 4. The event has been held at the Forsgate Country Club in Jamesburg, New Jersey for 20... more »

Video presents methods for using own-rooted Vitis vinifera vines

Phylloxera is a devastating insect pest of vineyards that produces galling on the leaves. More seriously, it produces a nymph stage that feeds on the ... more »

Indiana wine, grape industry expands

It’s probably not the first thing that comes to mind when Indiana is mentioned, but the Hoosier wine industry is among the fastest growing agricultu... more »

University of Minnesota releases new cold-hardy wine grape

The University of Minnesota (U of M) released its fifth cold-hardy wine grape, named “Itasca.” The new grape, which will be used to make dry wh... more »

Extension helps North Country grow grapes, wine community

Growing grapes in northeastern New York and Vermont requires a hardy vine and a committed hand. Offering wineries a helping hand with the agriculture,... more »


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