Grape root worm + vineyard meeting at Doukenie Vineyard

We found infestation on new vines by these bugs. For more information, please refer to these extension factsheets from Virginia Tech and Cornell University. Damage on leaves (adults feed on… Read more

Finally, a dry weekend!

Thank you for those of you who made to the meeting at White Hall. My handout can be downloaded from the previous post. The rain is gone for now, and… Read more

Rain, rain…

It rained from 11 am yesterday at Winchester, and the rest of the day was wet (0.18 inches). It accounted for at least 13 hours of wetness (+ continuing today)… Read more

Thank you for your attendance.

Thank you for those of you who made to the meeting. If you missed it, you can download my note from the previous post. We had a thunderstorm last night… Read more

Vineyard meeting at Linden tomorrow from 11 am

As Tony mentioned in his email, we will have a series of vineyard meetings this week. The first one is tomorrow at Linden vineyards, starting from 11 am. I’ll talk… Read more

Thank you for your attendance.

I appreciate those of you who showed up at the meeting. I’ll try to visit the meeting in the other regions as much as possible. [I do have a research… Read more

Central VA vineyard meeting at Lovingston tomorrow

A vineyard meeting will be held at Nelson extension center (just south of Food Lion on Thomas nelson Highway (Hwy 29)) at Lovingston from 11 am. I’ll be talking about… Read more

Thank you for those of you showed up at the vineyard meeting

Thank you for those of you showed up at the vineyard meeting, and we thank Jeff to host the meeting. The notes I used at the meeting can be downloaded… Read more

We have a vineyard meeting tomorrow at Glenn Manor

We are having nice sunny days! Some of shoots in our Chardonnay elongated to 10-inch or so (start to passing E-L 12 stage). And Cabernet sauvignon is catching up with… Read more

As you would expect…

We had a beautiful Saturday here in Winchester. Temperature high was above 90F and as you would expect, vines are pushing their buds. As of noon, Chardonnay was about 10-15%… Read more
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