Viticulture Articles

  • Argentina Imports and Exports List

    Argentina's main exports are corn, wheat, soybeans, grains, beef and mutton, seafood, wine, dairy products, automobile, aircraft, mineral resources are oil, natural gas, coal, iron, silver, uranium, lead, tin, gypsum, sulfur and so on. Proven reserves: oil 28.800 million barrels, 763.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas, 600 million tons of coal, 300 million tons of iron, and 2 tons of ...


    By NCB Consultation Co., Ltd

  • Field Notes: Organic Viticulture, Digital Agriculture, and a Biblical Year to Forget.

    Our team is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Debby Zygielbaum. We had the pleasure of collaborating with Debby during her time at Robert Sinskey Vineyards. She was one of our first advocates, testers, and advisors. We formed a special bond with Debby spending long hours in the vineyards and on the roads talking everything from irrigation to sheep to family. She was blunt, hilarious, ...


    By Arable

  • To Meet Agtech’s New Movers and Shakers, Look Beyond Buenos Aires

    Last November, Arable participated in Silicon Valley Argentina in Rosario, a forum co-organized with Fundación CEDEF, Chacra Media Group, and Silicon Valley Forum. We’ve been to a number of ag shows in the US, and have never seen anything that compares to the caliber of this event. The best part was its forward-thinking focus on ‘the next generation of ...


    By Arable

  • With Tomatoes, Less Is More

    As you round the final bend of Road 95 through the groves of walnut and almond trees, it would be easy to miss Muller Ranch, but for the cluster of pickup trucks circling the driveway. Yet amidst these swaying Yolo County orchards sits a stunning third-generation, family-owned farm, thriving with several thousand acres of processing tomatoes, specialty peppers, corn, wheat, canola, cucumbers, ...


    By Arable

  • Winemaking - A Must Read

    BackgroundThe art and science of winemaking have been around for thousands of years. Winemakers rely on their instincts, palettes, and a thorough knowledge of the nuances involved in every stage of the winemaking process as they strive to achieve the flavors and qualities that they desire.Even a cursory overview of certain elements of the process underscores the critical role played by ...

  • Crain Hill Vineyard AllEarth Solar Tracker Case Study

    Crain Hill Vineyard's owners wanted to be a model for sustainable farming nationwide, and needed a way to cut down on the costs of powering their 45-acre operation. With the help of their 24 AllEarth Solar Trackers, they're now the first fully solar-powered, net-zero vineyard in Michigan. To learn more about Crain ...


    By AllEarth Renewables

  • Food & Beverage

    Sweetener Membrane filtration and continuous ion exchange technology: reform sweetener production process. Wine Crossflow membrane filtration for wine clarification solution is an ideal way for wineries. Fruit And Vegetable Juice Improving quality and cutting down costs by membrane filtration are your wise choice. Dairy Producing quality dairy products with ...


    By Jiangsu Jiuwu Hi-tech Co

  • Four questions on Specialty Crops & Farm Equipment to...

    Ignacio Ruiz, Secretary General of ANSEMAT (Spanish Association of Farm Equipment Manufacturers) & Chairman of CEMA Economic Experts Group Eurostat has recently published the 2017 figures regarding the coverage of fruits' plantation at European ...

  • What does it take to upgrade a centuries-old winemaking tradition to get 20% more yield? - Case Study

    Some longstanding family businesses may get stuck in the past, but this centuries-old Italian winery was looking for an innovative approach which would replace their traditional vacuum filter and give them a competitive edge. The challenge was to find a wine filtration solution to increase yield, reduce production costs and minimize or eliminate the need for filter aids. It also needed to have a ...

  • San Antonio Winery Case Study

    San Antonio Winery wanted to reduce operating costs for their new wine  roduction facility and hospitality center in Paso Robles. REC Solar’s 517 kW system installed at San Antonio Winery generates 80% of the power needed for their production facility and hospitality center. Over 30 years, it will save them $4 million. “Using the sun to generate our own renewable power on our ...


    By REC Solar

  • Castle Rock Vineyards Case Study

    Castle Rock Vineyards is a family-owned operation that grows, packs and ships fruit around the world. As part of their commitment to their customers and the environment, they wanted to offset their carbon footprint and lower costs at their Delano, California facility by using renewable solar power. REC Solar built a 1.13 megawatt system adjacent to the cold storage facility. The Castle Rock ...


    By REC Solar

  • The Role of CO₂ Measurement in Wine Production

    Fermentation, the chemical process that uses yeast to convert sugars to ethanol, is at the heart of the wine production process and requires accurate CO₂ measurement to ensure quality wines.Temperatures and conditions in wineries are very carefully controlled to ensure that fermentation does not occur too fast, distorting the flavour and alcohol content of the wine. The type of yeast used for a ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Winery Recycles 1.35M Gallons of Wastewater in 1st Year of Operation…

    In the spring of 2017, BioMicrobics paired its BioBarrier HSMBR treatment system with ZCL | Xerxes underground fiberglass tanks at Castello di Amorosa winery. The new system replaced concrete tanks and a leach field, which had failed. By June 2018, In its first year of operation, this Napa Valley Winery’s new wastewater system treated and reused 1.35 million gallons of water. That’s ...


    By BioMicrobics, Inc.

  • Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program: Seeking Solutions for Winery Wastewater

    Seeking solutions for winery wastewater How to properly treat and dispose of wastewater is an issue for any production facility. This includes Ontario’s wineries, which face some added challenges: many of their operations are small and the bulk of their wastewater is produced during harvest season. With the help of an investment from the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation ...


    By BioMicrobics, Inc.

  • Ethylene removal by chemisorption. Postharvest technology for kiwi

    Abstract  Iran ranks seventh in the world for kiwi production, with over 3200 MT produced in 2012. Kiwifruit can be stored for over 6 months under appropriate conditions, but fruit softening and fruit rots (Botrytis cinerea) can cause severe losses during cold storage, transit, distribution and ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Dynamic crossflow filtration for wine at TOSO S.P.A., Italy - Case Study

    Profitability meets efficiency When it comes to clarification of wine, the overall challenge independent of the business size is always the same: to profitably filter and recover wine, with easy handling and minimal need of maintenance. The challenge: A step forward in cost efficiency and yield recovery Toso s.p.a. is a ...

  • Digitizing Farms for Traceability - Case Study

    Challenge This is the case of one of India’s leading farmers’ producer company consisting of a collective group of 8000+ marginal farmers who grow fruits and vegetables on less than one hectare of land. They started growing grapes with the intent to sell the same to exporters and were faced with the challenge of meeting the strict requirements on traceability, compliance & ...

  • EVI vs NDVI: What’s the difference?

    The wine industry has been using aerial imaging to measure vine vigor for decades. It is becoming more and more common for vineyard managers to use vigor maps to support their decision making in the field. These maps most often use the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) to measure vine vigor. NDVI has been the standard in the wine industry since the Mondavi Project in 1992. NDVI is a ...


    By VineView

  • Introducing Dr. Beatrice Amyotte, Small Fruit Germplasm Development Program

    The berry breeding program at the Agriculture and AgriFood Canada (AAFC) Kentville Research and Development Centre in Kentville, Nova Scotia, is now the Small Fruit Germplasm Development Program. The new approach to plant breeding will allow the fruit industry to be more involved in the release of new Canadian varieties of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and grapes that are developed ...

  • Influence of organic loading on winery lagoon performance & efficiency - Case Study

    Overview A winery in California faced the challenge of optimizing and treating their wastewater pond in a sustainable manner. The winery had brush rotors frequently breaking down, which were very difficult and time consuming to repair. They were seeking a more reliable option. Aeration Industries International provided that solution in more ways than one. ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you