Latest Viticulture Stories
While Washington winemakers grow most of their grapes on their natural rootstock, the coveted quality of their crop–and wines–is unlikely to change if they join the rest of the world and start grafting their varieties to more disease- and pest-resistant roots.
By using decades of vineyard records, scientists have for the first time been able to attribute early ripening of wine grapes to climate warming and declines in soil water content.
A gene fusion research project led by a University of California, Davis, plant scientist delivers a one-two punch to Pierce's disease, a deadly threat to California's world-renowned wine industry.
A little water is needed to make wine, but how do you know when enough is enough? ESA’s GrapeLook service can give you the answer.
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