February 1st 2017 Issue

Grand Michigan winery brings Italian red grape varieties, wines north

By |February 15th, 2017|

Italy in Michigan

High tunnels extend vineyard growing season

By |February 15th, 2017|

Mari Vineyards gets up to 25 more growing degree-days for grapes grown under tunnel structures

Understanding the click pruning technique – Video

By |February 15th, 2017|

Pruning technique puts physiology to work, gets sap flowing to reduce blind wood and manage vigor.

Can science strengthen graft unions?

By |February 15th, 2017|

An experiment to stimulate stronger grafts on brittle Geneva 41 rootstocks reveals promise but no clear path.

Club model seems to be working for SweeTango growers, consumers

By |February 15th, 2017|

Sweet SweeTango

Is your orchard robot ready? – Video

By |February 15th, 2017|

Industry leaders break out crystal ball to help growers prepare for ‘game changers.’

New research aims to learn more about hard cider apples

By |February 12th, 2017|

Michigan State project peels away the unknowns of hard cider apples.

Rosé Cider Anyone?

By |February 12th, 2017|

Red-juiced apples give cidermakers a new color for their palettes, and may fill other needs as well.

Clusters along the Columbia

By |February 9th, 2017|

Next to towering basalt cliffs, Washington winemaker finds great climate for growing grapes.

Hansen: A focus on wine research

By |February 8th, 2017|

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As the first year of the Washington wine industry’s amplified research program is now behind us, it’s important to look

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