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
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
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 records of vineyard activities over a period of several years.
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
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,
Over the years, several Decision Support Systems (DSS) have been developed to help winegrowers, vineyard consultants and other viticulture experts to manage grapevine diseases and pests,
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 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
In many wine growing regions irrigation of vines is either necessary in order for the vines to thrive, or to fill-in the gap due to lack of water during the intensive vine growth period in the summer months. As water
The most important annual activity in the vineyard is dormant pruning – the removal of old wood during the vine dormant season. It’s believed to be the most important and expensive vineyard management practice since the quality and quantity of