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Grapes of Wrath: Trouble in Ontario Wine Country

Grapes of Wrath: Trouble in Ontario Wine Country

Posted Oct 26th, 2020

By: Rick VanSickle October 9th, 2020 The Ontario wine industry is in one big hot mess right now, fighting fires on several fronts with few tools to extinguish all the flames engulfing them.

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Red blotch disease alters the chemical composition and taste of critical winemaking grapes

Red blotch disease alters the chemical composition and taste of critical winemaking grapes

Posted Oct 20th, 2020

By: Luyi Cheng Northwestern University October 16th, 2020 Alison Crowe knows there’s a problem. Crowe is a winemaker in California’s Napa Valley. “If you drove through my vineyards right now, you’d see these cute little fuzzy leaves and tiny little baby grape clusters,” she said in April, when everything in the vineyards looked fine. But around July and August, for some vineyards, red blotches appeared on grapevines’ leaves. The blotches signal infection, caused by a virus that stunts...

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Upcoming Webinar series on Red Blotch disease in grapevine

Upcoming Webinar series on Red Blotch disease in grapevine

Posted Oct 19th, 2020

OWRI Upcoming Webinar series on Red Blotch disease in grapevine

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ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF USING VIRUS-TESTED GRAPEVINES

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF USING VIRUS-TESTED GRAPEVINES

Posted Jun 9th, 2020

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF USING VIRUS-TESTED GRAPEVINES by Jason Alan Troendle

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CVQ: Quebec Wines, Simply Us

CVQ: Quebec Wines, Simply Us

Posted Jun 4th, 2020

Conseil des vins du Quebec, Quebec Wines, Simply Us

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Fast transmission of grapevine 'Pinot gris' virus (GPGV) in vineyard

Fast transmission of grapevine 'Pinot gris' virus (GPGV) in vineyard

Posted May 28th, 2020

Fast transmission of grapevine 'Pinot gris' virus (GPGV) in vineyard

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Vineyard nutrient needs vary with rootstocks and soils

Vineyard nutrient needs vary with rootstocks and soils

Posted May 11th, 2020

California Agriculture Research Article - Vineyard nutrient needs vary with rootstocks and soils

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Spray Information from GGANS

Spray Information from GGANS

Posted Feb 28th, 2020

It is nearing that time of year when we begin to think about spraying our vineyards. Click below to read the full document with helpful websites and tips.

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$163 billion grape industry at risk due to spread of grapevine red blotch virus with no known treatment

$163 billion grape industry at risk due to spread of grapevine red blotch virus with no known treatment

Posted Feb 7th, 2020

$3 million grant given to institutions in California and Oregon to address unknowns of disease and mitigate its effects on grape production, wine quality Less than an hour from UC Davis, lie the towns of Napa and Sonoma, both hubs of the $163 billion US grape industry. California-grown grapes makes up 90% of the country’s wine production, yet they are at risk as a currently untreatable grapevine disease spreads rapidly across the country but especially in California and Oregon vineyards. 

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Surviving Climate Change: Replanting Wine Regions to Different Varieties May Be Key, Study Finds

Surviving Climate Change: Replanting Wine Regions to Different Varieties May Be Key, Study Finds

Posted Feb 4th, 2020

Ancient, heat-hardy wine grapes are being resurrected in Spain to deal with rising temperatures. Worried producers in Bordeaux—where Cabernet and Merlot have long ruled—have approved the use of seven new wine grapes from Portugal, Spain and southern France in their blends. The University of California at Davis recently released five new hybrid grape varieties—its first such release since the 1980s—to resist vine-killing insects expected to proliferate as winters warm.

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From Our Team

  • Canada's wine industry generates revenues of $1.2 billion and employs over 5,600 people. Exports of wine in 2016 equaled $133.6 million
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