Grapes

Black Star Farms names new managing owner

More than just wine is making a mark at Black Star Farms. John Schoelles, having joined the company in late 2017, has moved into the position of Controller, managing finances and information technology. Sherri Campbell... more »

Grape Research Alliance elects members to board

The National Grape Research Alliance (NGRA) held its Annual Meeting of Members on Jan. 28, electing Vice Chair Tom Smith of E. & J. Gallo Winery to succeed outgoing Vice Chair Rick Stark of Sun-Maid Growers of California. Its... more »

Wine research seminar headed to Columbia Gorge AVA

Pacific Northwest wine grape growers and wineries will learn to put industry-funded research to use at the Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVEx) seminar on March 6, 2019, in The Dalles, Oregon. The seminar... more »

Researchers investigating the science behind wine, chocolate

Few gifts say Happy Valentine’s Day better than wine and chocolate. These time-honored hallmarks of affection are among the most popular and beloved Valentine’s traditions. But exactly what makes them so desirable, so delicious, has... more »

Extreme cold events saw varied responses in Michigan’s viticulture areas

After a mild December, Michigan experienced two extreme cold events in January 2019. The first was a pulse of cold dry air from Jan. 18 to 22. The second was a more extreme Polar Vortex... more »

Spotted lanterfly targeted by Valent spray Danitol

Valent U.S.A. LLC announced a FIFRA Section 2(ee) recommendation for the use of Danitol 2.4 EC Spray on spotted lanternfly – an invasive pest currently in Pennsylvania with the potential to devastate fruit trees, grape... more »

Wine industry legend Lohr receives Distinguished Service Award

The third annual Rich Smith Distinguished Service Award for major contributions to the American grape and wine industry, and to research, was given to Jerry Lohr of J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines. Lohr has committed... more »

Innovation is theme at upcoming NY wine industry event

Winemakers and grape growers looking to innovate in all phases of their operations can gain cutting-edge advice from Cornell University and other experts at the 2019 B.E.V. NY (Business.Enology.Viticulture) conference Feb. 27-March 1 at the... more »


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