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Evaluating grapevine winter chilling requirements

By |November 19th, 2019|

Growth and development of grapevines are strongly influenced by the weather. While in the growing period, a certain amount of warmth needs to accumulate in order for grapes to ripen properly, during the winter, grapevine requires a certain amount of

Structure and function of grapevine root system

By |September 5th, 2019|

Roots – the grapevine underground part of the plant, are multi-branched structures growing to various depths into the soil. Depending on the grape variety (rootstock), climate, and soil in which they grow, the grapevine root system differs in rooting pattern

Hail in vineyards – damage, protection methods and management

By |July 23rd, 2019|

In the past month, the hail has damaged vineyards in several winegrowing areas in Europe, and for this reason, we are sharing practical advice on how to protect vineyards from hail and how to manage grapevines after hail damage.

How to prevent vineyard frost damage?

By |July 3rd, 2019|

During the growing season, all green parts of the grapevine are susceptible to frost. Spring is a particularly delicate period for the vines, since spring frost often damages opening buds and young shoots, and hazards the crop load. Not all

How to optimize vineyard irrigation?

By |May 20th, 2019|

Irrigation of vines is a necessary part of vineyard management in several wine growing regions around the world, where winegrowers completely or partly rely on irrigation water. With irrigation, winegrowers are manipulating vine growth and grape quantity and quality. Since

How vineyard management software improves wine business?

By |April 24th, 2019|

Having a vineyard and/or being a winegrower is rewarding, but also hard work at the same time. The truth is that being a vineyard manager is anything but simple since there are so many aspects that need to be taken

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