Tagged: David Ponce

March Warm Spell “Dark Cloud” for Midwest Grape Growers 0

March Warm Spell “Dark Cloud” for Midwest Grape Growers

Spring-like temperatures so soon in the year may be swell for joggers, but vineyard managers aren’t so thrilled. With June level temperatures forecast for the Midwest during the week of March 12, there are...

Southern Ill. Vines Dormant Despite Warmth 0

Southern Ill. Vines Dormant Despite Warmth

According to David Ponce,  Owner and Winemaker at Monte Allegre Vineyard and Cellars in far southern Carbondale, Illinois,  the primary buds on his grape vines are not swelling despite unseasonably warm weather.   Reports from grape producing...