COMPARATIVE WINE GROWING CLIMATOLOGY

September 29th, 2016
COMPARATIVE WINE GROWING CLIMATOLOGY

Climate is of paramount importance to winegrape growing. The seasonal pattern of sunlight, temperature, rainfall, and humidity influences both above ground and below ground vineyard environments. It sets the length of growing seasons and influences the likelihood of cold damage. Climate is the principle driver of seasonal vine growth and development, including fruit ripening and the development of sensory characteristics in grapes. Almost as important, climate affects the incidence, life…

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6 PODCASTS for HARVEST-TIME

September 19th, 2016
6 PODCASTS for HARVEST-TIME

Long gone are the days when the daily newspaper was the main source of information for a community.  While the newspaper is still an excellent source of information and is fun to read, there now exists other outlets for staying connected and learning about the world.  One outlet in particular provides entertainment, convenience, and a sense of friendship to those spending long hours on the road or in the field: the PODCAST….

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LWC Welcomes Dr. Stephanie Bolton

September 12th, 2016
LWC Welcomes Dr. Stephanie Bolton

Press Release from Calhoun & Company: The Lodi Winegrape Commission, which represents over 750 winegrowers in the Lodi AVA, has recently announced the appointment of Dr. Stephanie Bolton to Grower Communications & Sustainable Winegrowing Director. Bolton assumed her new role on August 15, 2016. In her position at the Lodi Winegrape Commission, Bolton will provide targeted and daily support to Lodi winegrape growers in the areas of advanced grower education…

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WEATHER OUTLOOK and TOOLS

September 6th, 2016
WEATHER OUTLOOK and TOOLS

Long Range Outlook… Growers are probably wondering if this upcoming rainy season will be a benefit to the water picture for 2017. Present long range outlooks are calling for a weak La Nina to develop over the waters of the Equatorial Eastern Pacific this fall and remain in place at least through the winter months. These slightly cooler than normal conditions would be in sharp contrast to the moderate strength…

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Event Calendar
  1. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

    September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  2. CD11 LODI PCA NETWORK BREAKFAST

    October 3 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am