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Winter harvest and Ice wine production

By |December 1st, 2021|

Long after the traditional harvest season has ended, some winemakers are still patiently waiting for their perfect moment to harvest grapes. They are waiting for the temperatures to drop sufficiently so that grapes will freeze on the vines, and they

Get ready for grape harvest

By |August 18th, 2021|

The best time of the year for vineyard owners, as well as the busiest and the most critical period of the year, has begun. While some winegrowers have already started with the grape harvest, others are still a month away

[Case study] Save 40 hours of work during each harvest month

By |August 2nd, 2021|

Grape harvest is festive of its own: it’s the busiest time of the year and a crucial step towards a great vintage. During this period, the whole winery team is constantly working: grape pickers, grape logistics, the cellar operations, etc.

[Case study] eVineyard helping save 10-30% of vineyard irrigation water and improve grape quality in California vineyards

By |June 10th, 2021|

Grapevines, just like any other plants, require a certain amount of water to grow. As water availability can vary within one vineyard block, let alone between different vineyard blocks, winegrowers have to master water management to supply enough water to

Use of GPS for improved and more sustainable vineyard management

By |May 12th, 2021|

Vineyard management is constantly evolving based on new findings of growing grapes, managing vineyard resources, and with the development of new tools and technologies. A driver of those changes in the last couple of years has been the intensive development

[Case study] Optimize vineyard management

By |April 15th, 2021|

As in every industry, also in viticulture, it’s essential to make the right business decisions every day: be it operational decisions like when to spray, for how long to irrigate, decisions about how to manage the teams, or decisions about

Sustainable vineyard pest control

By |March 9th, 2021|

Although humans are cultivating grapes since ancient times, growing grapes is not an easy job. A lot of knowledge is required by growers to produce quality grapes. Often, growers ask us when is the best time for spraying against pests

Announcing a new robotics-based solution for crops frost protection

By |November 20th, 2020|

ELMIBIT developers of eVineyard software solutions and its partners will, in the scope of the ACROCrop project, develop a new robotics-based solution for protecting crops against frost losses.

Tips for small family-owned vineyard farms to improve business

By |September 18th, 2020|

An important part of growing winegrapes is also making business. While some growers concentrate only on the farming aspect and sell grapes to wineries, others process the grapes into wine or juice and sell it on-site, on the local market,

Importance of Bees in Vineyards and their Protection

By |May 19th, 2020|

When you think of winegrowing, you might not think of bees as they are not needed in the production of grapes. Grapevines are hermaphrodites, have both male and female reproductive organs, and can self-fertilize (are wind-pollinated). However, bees are essential