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Grapevine Cluster Zone Leaf Removal

By |June 30th, 2017|

Winegrowers do several different canopy management tasks in the vineyard to regulate the quality of the grapes and consequently the wine. Canopy management refers to all vineyard tasks which affect the structure of the grapevine canopy, such as pruning, leaf

Overview of Grapevine Structure and Function

By |May 30th, 2017|

Grapevine is an interesting plant not only that it produce some of the best fruit on earth which can be transformed into the wine, but also as the plant itself. Grapevine is a permanent plant but differs from other permanent

Why March and April are the best months (on Northen hemisphere) to set up the weather stations in your vineyard?

By |March 30th, 2017|

Spring has just arrived on Northern hemisphere, this year on the 20. of March. And with the last few weeks of beautiful sunny

Why the need to calculate growing degree days in vineyard?

By |March 1st, 2017|

The spring is coming and with the sunny days, the vines will slowly awaken from winter hibernation.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

By |December 22nd, 2016|

Dear winegrowers, at the end of the year, let us wish you great vintage, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2017!

Celebrating with champagne, but why?!

By |December 16th, 2016|

The New Year is right around the corner, so happy December everyone. 😀

Cover cropping: alternative to herbicide use in the vineyard

By |November 23rd, 2016|

In viticulture, cover cropping refers to crop planting between and under the rows of vines, in order to improve the management of the vineyard. Cover cropping is no new invention, even though lately with the increased interest in organic and

Impact of wine production life cycle on the environment

By |October 25th, 2016|

Agriculture has a big influence on the environment, it contributes to climate change and global warming. With the use of

How to know when the grapes are ready to harvest?

By |August 24th, 2016|

One of the most important decisions for a winemaker is when to harvest. Grapes should be harvested in their full maturity; because better the grapes better the wine.

But how do you know the exact time?

Ice cream and wine pairing?

By |August 3rd, 2016|

Summer is already in a full swing. On Northern hemisphere, most of the grapes are getting ready for harvest and while we are waiting for new vintage to come, warm weather calls for a refreshment. During hot