Category: Viticulture

Michigan Winter Damage Report ’16 0

Michigan Winter Damage Report ’16

Growing Produce went to the recent Great Lakes Expo in Grand Rapids.  According to the Growing Produce report, the recent harsh winters hurt even some of the hybrid wine grapes. However, for the Great...

Ohio Harvest Report 0

Ohio Harvest Report

The News-Herald of Lake County Ohio reports that damage from last winter has resulted in a very small harvest. Despite the last two winters, which were cold enough to turn Lake Erie to a...

US Versus Europe Taste Off at VitiNord ’15 0

US Versus Europe Taste Off at VitiNord ’15

The 2015 VitiNord International Viticulture & Enology Conference is taking place from 11-14 November in Nebraska City. This year, the leading event focusing on the latest advances in cold hardy grape growing and winemaking...

Vineyard Establishment and Business Planning Workshops 0

Vineyard Establishment and Business Planning Workshops

The explosion of the Midwest grape and wine industry since the mid-90’s has not only brought a new class of grapes and wines to consumers, but has also brought significant income to rural communities...

Setting Up a Bigger Harvest 0

Setting Up a Bigger Harvest

Nutrient management is key to improving fruit set, volume of wine Upper Midwest soils have always been perfect for bumper crops of corn and soybeans and are increasingly becoming a source of award-winning grapes...

Northern Grapes Project Hosts Hybrid Seminars 0

Northern Grapes Project Hosts Hybrid Seminars

Make plans now to attend the Eastern Winery Exposition and the Northern Grapes Symposium from March 17th to 19th at the Oncenter in Syracuse, NY. The Eastern Winery Exposition is a wine industry trade...

John Marshall’s Favorite White Hybrid Grapes 6

John Marshall’s Favorite White Hybrid Grapes

I was invited to a wedding some years ago now, outside Phoenix, Arizona. Since I arrived in Arizona a day early, I was interested to see what the famous varieties of Europe might do...