In a previous post, we talked about what scientists have learned recently about tannin structure and activity. Tannin is one of the key determinants of wine color and flavors. In last week’s post, we also discussed the importance of microclimates in determining wine and grape quality composition. This raises a question: […]

Deficit irrigation techniques have become more popular over the years as a key practice to improve fruit quality. Before considering this practice, it’s important to understand numerous factors that could impact the outcome of deficit irrigation. Today we’ll explore one such variable: salinity. This is particularly relevant to winegrowers in California, […]