Tagged: grapes drought 2012

Midwest Winemakers Expect Early Harvest, Lower Yields 0

Midwest Winemakers Expect Early Harvest, Lower Yields

Winemakers across the Midwest are now preparing to harvest their grapes. For many growers, the warm winter, the spring freeze and now the ongoing drought have combined to push harvest dates forward by two...

Drought Tipping Point: Vines Risk Long Term Damage 0

Drought Tipping Point: Vines Risk Long Term Damage

As the drought continues to worsen and temperatures across the Midwest exceed 100 degrees, viticulture experts warn that grape growers could face long-term vine damage. If there is no significant rain in the coming days,...

Midwest Wine Grape Crop Report Update 0

Midwest Wine Grape Crop Report Update

In this first installment of a series of articles examining the effect of the drought on vines in the Midwest, Danny Wood takes a look at the impact on grapes compared to other crops...