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
In order to help winegrowers to sell more wine in 2019, we have examined wine consumption trends for this year. Although each country has it’s own specifics, we can draw parallels in wine consumption. After all, wine is a globally
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
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
There is a little more than one month to the Christmas and Holidays season: the time of the year in which you can really boost your wine sales. Believe it or not, holiday shopping starts as early as September and
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