UGA Extension Viticulture Blog

UGA Extension Viticulture Promotion

I was asked to share this story and video. Please read and view if interested. Growing Georgia Wine The University of Georgia’s Division of Marketing and Communications approached us this past fall to put this together. Nick, Leigh, and their colleagues did a fine job promoting and documenting what our…
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UGA Horticulture Seminar on Delayed Pruning in Chardonnay

If you are bored while pumping 2018 vintage wine… Please see this link (https://kaltura.uga.edu/media/t/1_2qqz6tjt) for a slide show and audio recording of a seminar I gave last week as part of the UGA Horticulture Fall Seminar Series. Perhaps a little bit early to talk about pruning… better than late I…
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Gramoxone (Paraquat) Injury to Young Vines

The school of hard knocks is tough, but lessons learned can be important and they tend to stick.  I encountered an issue in one of our just-planted, on-farm research blocks yesterday.  Vines were collapsing and dying, and symptomatic vines presented a combination of red leaves, and/or leaves with red to…
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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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