Latest Viticulture Stories

2009-03-24 12:22:07

University of Florida scientists say they've developed a new muscadine grape cultivar called Delicious that ripens early and is disease-resistant. Professor Dennis Gray, who led the research, said the black fruit features exceptional taste and texture with an edible skin, making it well-suited for fresh fruit consumption and the potential for wine production.

2009-02-18 09:46:50

Winemakers may see benefits using foliar particle film.

2009-02-18 09:20:21

Round, oblong, and in-between: the shapes of the fruits we eat are not always coincidental or, for that matter, thanks to nature.

2009-02-06 06:00:00

WomenHeart and Clos du Bois Launch Year-Long Heart Disease Awareness Campaign GEYSERVILLE, Calif., Feb.

2008-12-09 12:17:00


2008-12-08 13:30:27

A team of U.S., French and Spanish scientists say they've identified the gene that enables gray mold to kill plant cells. Brown University Professor David Cane and his international colleagues also found deletion of that single gene from gray mold's DNA shuts down its ability to produce toxins that kill cells in more than 200 species of garden and ornamental plants. The fungus, Botrytis cinerea, can kill more than 200 agricultural and ornamental plant species, including staples such as...

2008-10-29 15:40:00

Research released on Wednesday shows that grape intake lowered blood pressure and signs of heart muscle damage, and improved heart function in lab rats.

2008-10-17 12:00:08

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, internationally acclaimed French brand Caudalie will open the first Vinotherapie(R) Spa in the United States at the iconic New York City hotel, The Plaza.

2008-10-15 16:20:00

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a new grape called Improved Chancellor which is resistant to a popular herbicide.

2008-10-06 12:00:22

By KATHLEEN BOSWELL BY KATHLEEN BOSWELL DURING THE 2007 Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta, one seminar panel tried to define the meaning of "green" terminology as it applied to winemaking.

Word of the Day
  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.