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Non-Binary Winemaking: The Rise of Mellow Malo in a Bid for...

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Winemakers are expressing Chardonnay in an entirely new way. By Kathleen Willcox  Malo + Chardonnay = J. Lo + Ben Affleck.  You either love them together or...

Op Ed: We Need to Talk About Wine in an Intelligent...

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How can we end the dumbing down of wine conversations? By Randy Caparoso   Before you go jumping to conclusions about the nature of my incendiary question,...

10 Years In: WIN Expo Celebrates Its First Decade

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The Annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo (WIN Expo) is the largest trade show and conference focused exclusively on Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake...

Heritage Clones & Selections of Pinot Noir: Oddballs in the Modern...

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It’s those heritage clones: 2A/ Wädenswil, Calera, Pommard, Martini, Mount Eden, and Swan that fascinate true Pinot lovers, as they have rich stories to...

Dowsers: Vintners Embrace the Ancient Art for Finding Water

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Once deemed witchcraft, dowsing locates underground water sources via a guiding instrument, such as a willow branch, metal rods or pendulum.  By L.M. Archer  As climate...

Will Space Grapes Change the Future of Agriculture?

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The headline question sounds hyperbolic. Let’s put it in context.  By Kathleen Willcox  Since life began on earth about 4.5 billion years ago, almost everything —...

Growing Forward Recap: Preparing for the Risk Factors of Smoke &...

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Experts weigh in on preventive steps and mitigation methods for wildfire impacted vines.   By Alexandra Russell  On July 27, 2022, Wine Industry Network hosted its most...

Cultivars in the Commonwealth App Helps Pennsylvania Growers Share Vital Information

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 “I want to empower the state’s growers to give us feedback. Hopefully, the truth shakes out across all the variations of vineyard sites.” —Cain...

Expert Editorial: Try Non-chemical Algae Suppression for Winery Reclamation Waters

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Viticulturists and vineyard owners need to understand how harmful algae blooms can impact their business and how they can implement best practices to solve...

Vineyard Automation Will Help Growers Survive Ongoing Labor Shortages

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Artificial intelligence, robotics and advanced sensor technology will reinvent vineyard management … eventually. By Jeff Siegel Grape growing is a traditional business, parts of which haven’t...

Expert Editorial: Mobilize a Well-Trained Vineyard Crew for Pest Scouting and...

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Your greatest detection tool may already be in your vineyard. By Thomas Grandperrin    Field scouting is a fundamental component of a successful integrated pest management (IPM)...

Vintners Recruit Lacewings to Destroy Vineyard Pests

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Lacewings, also known as aphid lions for their predatory nature in the vineyard, have become a key ally for growers across the world. By Kathleen...

Op Ed: Criticism of Organic or Sustainable Winegrowing Programs Adds to...

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Are regional sustainable winegrowing certification programs a boon for the industry? By Randy Caparoso For the longest time, a certified USDA organic seal on a food...

Michigan Wine Month: Showcasing Growth and Progress in America’s Mitten

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By Paul Vigna Matt Killman is a winemaker at Cool Climate Consulting in Petoskey, Mich., located in the Tip of the Mitt American Viticultural Area...

Navigating the Sustainability Landscape: Which Certifications Matter?

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As the labyrinth of wine industry certifications continues to expand, consumers often find themselves without a compass. By Deborah Parker Wong   Nearly half of American adult...
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