Tagged: freeze damage grapes

Lower Midwest: Winter Impact on Vines and Budding Progress 0

Lower Midwest: Winter Impact on Vines and Budding Progress

Many growers of French hybrid and vinifera grapes across Kansas and parts of Missouri are confident that the long, cold winter has had little effect on their vines. However, generally the cold weather has...

Freeze Damage Concerns In Minnesota 0

Freeze Damage Concerns In Minnesota

This week’s cold did not break records in Minnesota, but that does not mean that the weather did not get cold enough to kill or damage plants, including grapes. Temperatures got as low as...

2012 Ohio Grape Prices Reflect Reduced Yields 0

2012 Ohio Grape Prices Reflect Reduced Yields

Severe frost led to the wipeout of many Vitis Labrusca crops such as Concord, Niagara, and Catawba this year.  But an early spring, combined with summer’s drought, means Vitis Vinifera and hybrid grape berries...

Philippe Coquard’s Vineyard Reflections on a Difficult Spring 0

Philippe Coquard’s Vineyard Reflections on a Difficult Spring

On May 4th,   Philippe Coquard of Wollersheim Winery in Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin commented on his spring 2012 vineyard experiences in the Wisconsin Grape Growers Association internet discussion forum.  Coquard has one of...

April Frost and Freeze Damage Reports 0

April Frost and Freeze Damage Reports

Midwest Wine Press reported on conditions in Midwest vineyards throughout April 2012.  The information below was compiled from conversations with grape growers across the Midwest between April 11th and April 26th, 2012.   Updates...