Growing Grapes in High Tunnels

Grapes February 02, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

Grape vines are being grown in greenhouses in cool and cold wine growing areas such as northwest Michigan, the Wine Islands of British Columbia, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Does it make sense to bring warmth to where it isn't, Instead of going where it’s warm? Pennsylvania State University viticulturist Mark Chien gives his thoughts after touring these regions during the summer of 2011.



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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.