As we enter veraison, we observe that the window during which berries are changing color is stretching due to the weather cooling off. What does this mean for the uniformity of ripening? Traditionally it is assumed  that the rate of ripening is uniform between berries. Consequently, when a berry turns […]

Highlights of the Xth Terroir Congress (7/7 – 7/10) in Tokaj, Hungary At Terroir Congress, participants from all over the world discussed the most recent findings in viticulture. Attendees came from diverse backgrounds (PhD students, UNESCO and OIV members, vineyard owners, full-time researchers or winemakers) and from diverse fields (viticulture, […]

The purpose of this discussion is to sharpen critical views of new methods as they arise. It aims at understanding the limitations and benefits of new techniques to improve our ability to optimize water use. Surface renewal (SR) is an interesting and powerful method, particularly for large acreage showing a […]