UGA Extension Viticulture Blog

Making wine from fruit with unbalanced chemistry

Dear all: Florence was generally kind to us grape growers here in Georgia. Let’s please keep those that were less fortunate in our thoughts and prayers. The weather forecasted for this week looks to be nice for picking. Take advantage of it and get out there and get it done…
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Harvest update / GOOD LUCK

Well… I hate to say this out loud, but it hasn’t been raining as much recently. Let’s hold on to hope that these high pressure weather patterns that are predicted for next 10 days continue on for six weeks. Muscadines: Harvest has commenced for early-season, fresh market cultivars in south…
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Hey rain… leave!

“Rain, rain go away” sounds too fluffy and soft to me at this point… emotions are involved now.¬† RAIN AND FARMING GRAPES: Growers become rather animated when talking about the weather and how it is (currently negatively) affecting their crop. I completely share their sentiment. It is interesting to see…
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Reminder: Vineyard tour next Wednesday

The vineyard tour is scheduled for next Wednesday, August 8th. Please see previous post here for tour details and information on how to pre-register, which is required. Note that you do not have to ride on the bus if you do not wish. You may opt to driver your personal…
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Vineyard tour scheduled for August 8th

The UGA Extension Viticulture Team will be holding a vineyard tour and research / practice discussion¬† in collaboration with several vineyards and wineries. The vineyard tour will take place on August 8th, 2018 and is sponsored by White County Farmer’s Exchange. We thank White County Farmer’s Exchange for their continued…
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