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5 tips to optimize spraying in vineyard

By |March 6th, 2019|

Spraying of vineyards with pesticides against grapevine diseases and pests is an inevitable part of vineyard management. With the term “pesticide” we have in mind all chemicals used to control economic pests (i.e. weeds, fungi, arthropods, and nematodes), basically, we

Climate, weather, and vineyard management

By |January 17th, 2019|

Climate and weather play an important role in viticulture. While weather can change in a short period of time, like minute-to-minute, hour-to-hour,… climate represents the average of the weather over a period of time. Therefore, the weather is the condition

For a good start of 2019

By |December 21st, 2018|

Another year is coming to the end. Can you imagine?! The time flies by fast, doesn’t it?

The end of the year is the perfect time to reflect the past year, and plan the year ahead. If you don’t do that

Grapevines during winter dormancy

By |December 5th, 2018|

Dormancy is a phase in a grapevine growth cycle which occurs after the grapevine drops it’s leaves, and ends in late winter to early spring. Dormancy phase helps vines to tolerate cold winter temperatures, and has an important influence on

The easiest way to keep records of vineyard activities

By |October 23rd, 2018|

In order to successfully run a vineyard and improve year-by-year, you need to have a good vineyard management strategy in place. A good strategy can be achieved only by keeping a record of vineyard work over a period of several

Vineyards Soil sampling guidelines

By |October 3rd, 2018|

Fertilization of vineyard is an important vineyard management activity, as it ensures a sufficient amount of nutrients for vines, and thus higher crop yields. Good fertilization plan can be achieved by using data about the actual state of the soil

Post-harvest Vineyard Management: preparing vines for resting

By |September 12th, 2018|

After the grapes are picked and safely »stored in the winery« 🙂  it’s time for the last vineyard management activities before grapevines enter into the dormancy phase. As every vineyard is different, it should be managed according to its specific,

Decision support system for integrated pest management in the vineyard

By |July 17th, 2018|

Over the years, several Decision Support Systems (DSS) have been developed to help winegrowers, vineyard consultants and other viticulture experts in the management of grapevine disease,

Worker Relations and Motivation in the Vineyard

By |May 22nd, 2018|

This article is mainly interesting for bigger wineries and vineyards, in which there are more workers doing certain types of work. At eVineyard, we work with some very big wineries, that have a structured vineyard management team: there are key

Precision viticulture

By |April 24th, 2018|

Precision viticulture is a popular topic in the recent years, although the vast majority of vineyards around the world still don’t practice it. Anyway, those who do, can achieve fairly more consistent quality of their crops, both in terms of