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Soil pH in Vineyards

Grapes Updated: October 20, 2015

What is pH?       pH and CEC       Effects of pH on nutrients       More InfoAdapted from Terry Bates and Tony Wolf. 2008. Nutrient management. In Tony K....

Where to Plant a Vineyard: Climate

Grapes Updated: October 13, 2015

More InfoMark Chien, Penn State UniversityClimate at the macro, meso and micro levels will leave its imprint on the wine. It is the main reason for vintage...

Terroir

Grapes Updated: October 13, 2015

For More InformationMark Chien, Penn State UniversityTerroir is a French word that, despite its lack of a clear definition, finds itself at the center of any...

Vineyard Soils: Biology

Grapes Updated: October 13, 2015

More InfoMark Chien, Penn State UniversityThe soil food web is relatively new to the viticulture lexicon. It refers to the great diversity of biological life...

Vineyard Site Selection

Grapes Updated: September 28, 2015

Elevation       Slope       Aspect       Site History       Other Considerations      More InfoEric Stafne, Mississippi State UniversityEvery decision made...

Vineyard Design

Grapes Updated: September 28, 2015

 Site Prep       Prep Timeline       Row Orientation       Terra-Forming       Row Spacing       Vine Spacing       Headlands & Alleys       More InfoEric...

Soil Sampling in Vineyards

Grapes Updated: May 17, 2012

Sampling depth       Sampling area       Sample care       Testing       More informationDavid Lockwood, University of Tennessee / University of...

Vineyard Soils: Nutrients

Grapes Updated: May 01, 2012

More InformationMark Chien, Penn State UniversityFor many years, soil chemistry was considered the most important part of the soil portfolio. Growers tried...

Vineyard Soils: Texture and Structure

Grapes Updated: May 01, 2012

More InformationMark Chien, Penn State UniversityThe physical properties of vineyard soils are critically important to wine quality, and, like soil chemistry...

Soil Quality in Vineyards

Grapes Updated: April 16, 2012

For More InformationMark Chien, Penn State UniversitySoil quality is considered by some to be paramount in the production of fine wines. However, grapes are...

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