A SHORT HISTORY ON WINE MAKING IN CALIFORNIA

A SHORT HISTORY ON WINE MAKING IN CALIFORNIA

MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2021.  BY AXEL BORG, DISTINGUISHED WINE & FOOD SCIENCE BIBLIOGRAPHER EMERITUS, UC DAVIS. The story of wine in California begins with the story of the Spanish in California. Vineyard planting in the state began with the Spanish Franciscan...
THREE GRAPES OF THE MOMENT DURING LODI’S 2021 HARVEST

THREE GRAPES OF THE MOMENT DURING LODI’S 2021 HARVEST

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Featured Image: Close-up of 2021 Carignan harvest in Lodi’s Spenker Ranch, planted in 1900. As we come into the middle of Lodi’s 2021 winegrape harvest, it is as good a time as any to focus on three grapes...
DUE DILIGENCE IN VINEYARD PURCHASES

DUE DILIGENCE IN VINEYARD PURCHASES

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2021.  BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. Whether initiating a new vineyard business or expanding an existing one, the likelihood of success depends on careful consideration of as many pertinent factors as possible at the outset. This includes...
LODI PICKS ITS FIRST ASSYRTIKO

LODI PICKS ITS FIRST ASSYRTIKO

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2021.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. The Assyrtiko grape is pronounced ah-SEER-tee-koh, according to Jeff Perlegos, a second-generation winegrower of Greek heritage, who farms vineyards on both the east and west sides of Lodi with his brother John Perlegos....
FREE AG MEDIATION AVAILABLE IN CALIFORNIA

FREE AG MEDIATION AVAILABLE IN CALIFORNIA

AUGUST 30, 2021.  BY CALAMP.   About CALAMP The California Agricultural Mediation Program (CALAMP) is the official United States Department of Agriculture certified agricultural mediation program for California. CALAMP’s services are FREE to the agricultural...