Noted Breeder and Researcher Lon Rombough Dies
Lon J. Rombough, one of the foremost authorities on North American viticulture, died Monday at age 62 of an apparent heart attack. Rombough was the author of The Grape Grower: A Guide to Organic Viticulture. He was also a grape breeder and viticulture consultant for about 40 years. Although Ron lived in Oregon, he was well known and admired by many grape growers and wine makers in the Midwest.