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American Vineyard Magazine December Issue

Contents of the December Issue: Through the Grapevine When the Lights Go On Again… Central Coast Grape Expo – 2020 Adapts State of the Central Coast Wine Industry Napa Valley Grapegrowers 2020 Season “Farming is the Profession of Hope” – Brian Brett UGA Releases New ‘RubyCrisp’ Muscadine Self-Fertile, High Yielding Southern Cultivar

Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Numbers Threaten Resurgence of Pierce’s Disease in SJV Grapes

When it comes to Pierce’s Disease and Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter, it’s critical for growers to pay attention to both the disease and the vector.  Although collaborative efforts within the grape industry have kept disease levels down in recent years, population levels of the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter have been elevating in the San Joaquin Valley. Watch this brief interview with UC Cooperative Extension …

Raisin Bargaining Association Announces Big Changes

The California raisin industry is evolving and the Raisin Bargaining Association with it, as RBA leadership looks to better meet the needs of its grower membership.  Watch this brief interview with RBA representative Dwayne Cardoza as he shares how the association is refocusing its mission to the core objectives it was founded on. Much more to be shared virtually in …

Taking Vineyard Sustainability to the Next Level with Climate Adaptation Certification

Sonoma County Winegrowers have reached nearly 100% certified sustainability in their growing practices, but they are not settling just at that.  They are currently working with the California Land Stewardship Institute to develop a Climate Adaption Certification program and launched a pilot program this year in preparation.  Watch this brief interview with Laurel Marcus as she explains and read more …

American Vineyard Magazine October Issue

Contents of the October Issue: McManis Family Vineyards & Winery Improving Uniformity with a Bird’s-Eye View 211,000- Ton Raisin Crop Expected Smoky Overcast Skies Delay Sunshine-Needy Crop The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs Arkansas California Michigan Missouri Minnesota Oregon Pennsylvania Washington

CA Raisin Crop Update & Wildfire Impact

With smoke-filled skies and ongoing wildfires in forested areas, one may wonder just how the California raisin industry may be impacted by all this.  As harvest continues through the pandemic year, what should we expect from the 2020 crop?  Watch this brief interview with Rick Stark from Sun-Maid growers to find out and read more about it in American Vineyard …

What to Expect from the 2020 California Wine Crop

Wildfires and smoke exposure aside, what is the 2020 wine grape crop looking like.  Jeff Bitter from Allied Grape Growers reports that the crop could be much smaller than expected with supply and demand returning to a more balanced state.  Watch his brief interview now and be sure to attend Jeff Bitter’s State of the wine grape industry address at …

Reality of the Wildfire Impact on the 2020 Winegrape Crop

Many of our wine grape industry friends and families have been impacted by the recent wildfires, and our hearts and prayers go out to them. Although vineyards tend to act as fire breaks helping to mitigate the spread of these wildfires, growers and winemakers are concerned about what the smoke exposure impact will have on the 2020 vintage.  Please watch …

American Vineyard Magazine September Issue

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Contents of the September Issue: Consumer Behavioral Trends More Long-Term Demand for California Raisins? Fresno State Grape Day University Delivers Vital Info Via Webinar Format The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs California Michigan Missouri Minnesota New York North Carolina Oregon Texas Virginia Washington

American Vineyard Magazine August Issue

Contents of the August Issue: The Best Place to Grow Pinot Noir Bill & Lauren Hipp Retire After a Joyous Experience Sustainable Vineyard Pest Management Experts Tell of Tech Innovations Coastal Wine Industry Struggles COVID-19 Market Favors Value-Priced Wines Heroine of the Vineyards Rhonda Smith Wraps up Career

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