Grapes

Chilean Fruit in Demand Soon

If you're a fan of grapes, peaches, or nectarines, you'd better buy them fast. Saturday's earthquake in Chile disrupted the country's fruit storage and processing facilities. KULR-8, Billings, Mont.Click here to read the rest of... more »

Rely Gets New Formulation

Rely herbicide from Bayer CropScience will be available in a new, more powerful formulation, Rely 280, for 2010.The new Rely 280 formulation, approved by EPA and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, also will be... more »

Winery the Fruit of Couple’s Labour

As soon as you enter the door, you're hit with the wonderfully distinctive aroma that fermentation brings to quietly bubbling fruit juice as it makes the magical journey toward becoming wine. Calgary HeraldClick here to... more »

Blue Slip Winery Uses Local Fruit to Make Wine in Downtown Knoxville

When you picture a winery, a stone cottage in the middle of a grape vineyard might come to mind. But how about a place that brings all the crushing, the fermenting and the bottling to... more »

California’s 2009 Grape Harvest 2nd-Largest in History

Wine lovers in California have something to toast. The state's grape growers and wineries saw a bigger-than-expected harvest in 2009, according to a report issued Wednesday, amounting to the second-biggest crop in California history. L.A.... more »

Growers Were Caught Unprepared

Grape and fruit growers have generations of experience dealing with spring frosts, which often come when young buds are at their most vulnerable to cold damage. The Daily Sentinel Click here to read the rest... more »

Chase Vineyards: Enjoying the Fruit of their Labor

Leroy and Mary Louise Chase represent many longtime farmers, not only in Mendocino County but throughout California's wine country. Ukiah Daily JournalClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

Delayed Harvest Worries Wineries

As Missouri and Illinois winemakers gear up for the spring, when they bottle last year's grapes, some will be crossing their fingers, hoping that last year's wet and cool weather translates to a decent vintage.... more »


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