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
We know it: you know your vines the best. No program, no computer, can understand them better. It’s a truth, and we embrace it. But why do we then develop technology that collects and crunches numbers about vineyards?
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
A member of our mailing list, Nada, asked us to write an article about how to identify a target market for a new winery they are starting. Since knowing your target market, and specializing for it, is one of the
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
While discussing with hundreds of growers, just like you, we constantly come to the same point: to run a profitable vineyard, having efficient workflow is as important as having efficient tools and machinery. Since labor in the vineyard is the
Berry development starts after a successful pollination and fertilization of the flowers at the flowering stage of the grapevine. When the berry grows, it is firm and fragile, and after approximately 4-6 weeks, it reaches its final size. The size