LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION ANNUAL MEETING.

LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION ANNUAL MEETING.

JANUARY 20, 2020.  BY THE LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION. Please join us for the 2020 Lodi Winegrape Commission Annual Meeting on January 23rd at Kirst Hall in Hutchins Street Square from 4:00 – 6:30pm. We will review 2019 activities and accomplishments, and share some...
SAFETY DURING THE WINTER MONTHS.

SAFETY DURING THE WINTER MONTHS.

JANUARY 13, 2020. BY AMY WOLFE, AGSAFE. The winter months for permanent crop growers require important maintenance and care in the orchards and vineyards.  Pruning and thinning are commonplace, as are easily avoidable injuries.  Before sending crews out to tend to...
PULLING OUT A VINEYARD? READ THIS FIRST.

PULLING OUT A VINEYARD? READ THIS FIRST.

JANUARY 8, 2020.  BY STEPHANIE BOLTON, PhD, LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION. LEAFROLL VIRUS APPROVED AS A NATURAL DISASTER ELIGIBLE FOR TAP FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. Today we have good news to share with California winegrape growers.  If you’ve attended any of the Lodi...
THE VINEYARD TEAM’S TOP PODCASTS OF 2019.

THE VINEYARD TEAM’S TOP PODCASTS OF 2019.

DECEMBER 30, 2019. BY THE VINEYARD TEAM. The Vineyard Team’s Sustainable Winegrowing podcast brings you the latest in science and research for the wine industry. This on-the-go, sustainable farming educational resource provides in-depth technical information on...
A LISTING OF LODI GROWN WINES PRODUCED BY NON-LODI WINERIES.

A LISTING OF LODI GROWN WINES PRODUCED BY NON-LODI WINERIES.

DECEMBER 23, 2019.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Well over 90% of wine grapes grown in Lodi still go to California’s largest wineries rather than to the smaller Lodi based wineries that are now popularizing wines with “Lodi” on the label. This means that most of Lodi’s grapes...
DORMANT SEASON VINEYARD MANAGEMENT.

DORMANT SEASON VINEYARD MANAGEMENT.

DECEMBER 16, 2019. BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. Businesses, including winegrape businesses, never stand still.  They are either moving forward or slipping backwards relative to their competition.  Even during the winter, while the vines are resting dormant,...