Wine, Beer, Cider, and Spirits
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This article describes how to process fruit that is damaged in the vineyard due to cracking and infestation by fruit flies.
Birds can feed on ripening grape berries near harvest. Learn how to protect your grapes in a safe and legal manner. Provided by the Oregon Wine Growers Association and Willamette Valley Wineries.
This article provides a management plan for powdery mildew outbreaks in commercial vineyards.
Consumers are more willing to pay for wine that comes with an organic or organic grape label but providing information about certification standards and organic production practices reduces consumer willingness to pay for all wines, , according to an Oregon State University-led study.
This is a guide that can be used by wine grape growers to interpret their vine tissue nutrient analysis results to determine nutrient sufficiency, deficiency or excess.
What is Malolactic Fermentation? Malolactic fermentation (MLF) is a vital step in the production of red wines as well as some white wines. MLF is performed by lactic acid bacteria, primarily Oenococcus oeni and results in the conversion of malic acid to lactic acid causing a decrease in acidity. For wines grown in cool climates that contain high levels of malic acid, this...
This article describes how to determine vineyard nutrient needs through tissue and soil sampling.