Viticulture News

  • New table grape varieties on the way

    New Canadian fresh grape varieties will expand growers’ offerings and fill up shelf space with flavour profiles that meet market demand. The Consumer Insights team at Vineland is working to ensure the new varieties are exactly what consumers are looking for. In partnership with the Ontario Fresh Grape Growers, Vineland hosted a grower/ retailer open house to showcase new scouted ...

  • 2018 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

    Learn how we can simplify your winery wastewater treatment Join us January 24-25 at the 2018 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium at booth #144. We will be featuring case studies showcasing how we have created solutions for winery wastewater treatment,  knowledgeable experts that will partner with you to create solutions for the challenges you are facing, and our ...

  • Genesys weekender

    Some of the Genesys team and their partners enjoyed a fabulous weekend away this April in Porto, Portugal. Porto is famous for its port wine, bridges and churches and for inspiring JK Rowling to write her Harry Potter books. Our group of 26 spotted a group of students dressed like Hogwarts pupils and wondered at the Hogwarts-like floating staircase in the Lello & Irmão bookstore ...

  • Great success of Pieralisi Group at Enomaq 2017

    The city of Zaragoza has been the stage for another success signed Pieralisi. During the fair, Pieralisi booth has been one of the most visited stands, with an attendance percentage of 7.5% more than last year. Professionals, representatives and onlookers have seen the state-of-the-art machinery and particularly Pieralisi integrated system (SIP) displayed at the booth. This latter has aroused a ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Pieralisi Group protagonist at the first Dica Day

    On 11th November, 2016 Pieralisi Group has taken part to the DICA Day held in Toledo, for the spread of the innovation in the agricultural cooperative sector. During this event, Pieralisi Intergral System was presented. This system is a real innovation for the wineries which allows the instant and continuous ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • “VISCA”: Climate resilience in the wine sector

    Meteosim will lead the consortium of this R&D project that has been recently granted by the EU Climate change is threatening wine-grapes (i.e. decrease of the grape quality and quantity, changes in alcohol, acid, sugar, etc.), directly affecting the European wine industry. VISCA (“Vineyards´ Integrated Smart Climate Application”) is a Climate Service (CS) and Decision ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • Visit Us at the 2017 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

    2017 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium: Visit Us Booth #2221 Learn how we can simplify your winery wastewater treatment Join us at the 2017 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium at booth #2221. We will be featuring case studies showcasing how we have created solutions for winery wastewater treatment, ...

  • UF/IFAS scientists find top 10 muscadine grape varieties for health, taste, smell

    You may eventually tempt your palette with more muscadine grape varieties, and they’ll be good for you, with new findings from University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers. Muscadine grapes are known for their health benefits and other nutritive values – even for potential preventive measures against cancer and cardiovascular diseases. The fruits are ...

  • Symposium Tackles Golden Horseshoe’s Ag Identity

    The Town of Lincoln and Niagara College hosted an agricultural symposium last week, inviting 90 people in the agricultural sector from across the Golden Horseshoe to talk about growing the food and farming cluster in the region. In the photo, answering questions from the audience are presenters, from left: VRIC CEO Jim Brandle, GHFFA executive director Janet Horner, Food and Beverage Ontario ...

  • Techniques to reduce spray drift pollution from vineyards

    Several mitigation techniques can greatly reduce spray drift pollution from pesticide spraying in agricultural systems, shows a new study. Researchers tested the effectiveness of several strategies; results ranged from a 38% reduction in spray drift using low-drift equipment to a 98% reduction when hedgerows are present alongside fields. When pesticides are sprayed on agricultural fields, some of ...

  • Increase efficiencies in wine production with Eaton at SIMEI 2015

    The Filtration Division of power management company Eaton is showing an extensive range of filtration products at the SIMEI trade show in Milan, Italy, from November 3 to 6 (stand R30, hall 11). Visitors to the stand can meet Eaton’s experts to learn more about how to increase efficiencies throughout the wine production process while helping wine retain its color and taste. ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton’s New Depth Filter Cartridges Help North American Wine Producers Increase Productivity and Decrease Costs

    Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of a new depth filter cartridge for the North American wine industry. BECO PROTECT® CS CellStream™ depth filter cartridges are designed to help wine producers save both time and money while delivering gentle, reliable filtration and preserving the full character of their wine. The filter cartridges are part of the full ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Commission publishes new vine planting rules aimed at giving EU sector more flexibility to meet growing world demand

    New EU rules for a new scheme of authorisations for vine plantings, allowing for a yearly limited expansion in the EU's wine area, have been published by the European Commission today. As agreed in the 2013 Common Agricultural Policy reform, the new ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • First raisin grape that dries naturally on vine developed

    Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in California have developed a new raisin grape that dries naturally on the vine, making it unnecessary for growers to cut into the woody “canes” connecting the grapes to the mother vine weeks before harvest. For mechanically harvested raisin grapes like Thompson Seedless, growers have to cut the canes each summer, usually about 2 weeks ...

  • Pump School 2014 Schedule

    We're preparing fort the 2014 Pump School to be one of our best yet! Download the schedule for Tuesday and Wednesday's presentations, factory tour, and classes. Here's an overview of events: Tuesday, September 9th 6:30 - Breakfast 7:15 - Registration 8:00 - Welcome 8:15 to 12:00 - Presentations ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Vineyard & Winery Audits

    Karza provides experienced auditresources to help you manage your vineyard and winery. Separate or integrated evaluations of quality, health, safety and environmental preparedness and performance can be undertaken covering: The establishment and implementation of contractual arrangements and contractor management; Vineyard ...


    By Karza Pty Ltd

  • Dynatec awarded PO for HiRate MBR for 20,000 gpd

    Dynatec awarded PO to install a 20,000 gpd HiRate MBR in a ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • Carbon cutting paper wine bottle unveiled

    Can you imagine the romantic dinner, candlelight, the music playing softly and the fine wine flowing from a bottle made of paper? Whoa, is there something wrong with this picture?  Apparently not. edie newswire reports the British company behind the first paper milk bottle, Green Bottle, has developed a prototype paper bottle for wine and is currently in talks with supermarkets ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Our hot-off-the-presses catalog features new products

    Have you seen our newest weather catalog? It's a real beauty, if we do say so ourselves (and not just because some of those who work diligently on the E-Newsletter had a small hand in it)! We always like to pack our catalog with all the information you might need about our products. This time ...


    By Davis Instruments Corp.

  • Buddleia weevil laying waste to weeds

    As large patches of buddleia are reduced to bare stems throughout the region, forest growers and biosecurity managers are applauding the miniature culprit responsible for the damage. The Chinese weevil, Cleopus japonicus was released in 2006 by Crown Research Institute Scion as a sustainable weed control measure. Scion identified the Cleopus weevil as a suitable candidate for biological control ...

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