Tagged: Cold damage grapes

Arctic Air Returns to Great Lakes Vineyards 0

Arctic Air Returns to Great Lakes Vineyards

Still reeling from damage from last winter, Great Lakes vinifera growers are again facing vine damaging temperatures. Lake Erie is now over 93% frozen.  Without a warming “lake effect,” temperatures in Ashtabula County reportedly...

Freeze Damage Report from Michigan, NY, Ontario 3

Freeze Damage Report from Michigan, NY, Ontario

  Cortney Casey has an excellent story about freeze damage to this year’s Michigan wine grape crop in the latest Michigan By the Bottle.  The February return of the polar vortex was especially troubling...

Cold Weather, Dry Weather Stressing Grapes 0

Cold Weather, Dry Weather Stressing Grapes

John Marshall, one of the original wine grape growers in Minnesota, says the last time his grapes suffered winter injury was 1996.   The winter of 1996 was among the 20 coldest recorded winters...