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THREE GRAPES OF THE MOMENT DURING LODI’S 2021 HARVEST

THREE GRAPES OF THE MOMENT DURING LODI’S 2021 HARVEST

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Featured Image: Close-up of 2021 Carignan harvest in Lodi's Spenker Ranch, planted in 1900. As we come into the middle of Lodi's 2021 winegrape harvest, it is as good a time as any to focus on three grapes that represent...

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DUE DILIGENCE IN VINEYARD PURCHASES

DUE DILIGENCE IN VINEYARD PURCHASES

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2021.  BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. Whether initiating a new vineyard business or expanding an existing one, the likelihood of success depends on careful consideration of as many pertinent factors as possible at the outset. This includes...

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LODI PICKS ITS FIRST ASSYRTIKO

LODI PICKS ITS FIRST ASSYRTIKO

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2021.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. The Assyrtiko grape is pronounced ah-SEER-tee-koh, according to Jeff Perlegos, a second-generation winegrower of Greek heritage, who farms vineyards on both the east and west sides of Lodi with his brother John Perlegos....

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FREE AG MEDIATION AVAILABLE IN CALIFORNIA

FREE AG MEDIATION AVAILABLE IN CALIFORNIA

AUGUST 30, 2021.  BY CALAMP.   About CALAMP The California Agricultural Mediation Program (CALAMP) is the official United States Department of Agriculture certified agricultural mediation program for California. CALAMP’s services are FREE to the agricultural...

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FARMING WINEGRAPES FOR AROMA, FLAVOR, & COLORS

FARMING WINEGRAPES FOR AROMA, FLAVOR, & COLORS

AUGUST 23, 2021.  BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. For many wine drinkers, the most important characteristic of a wine is its flavor. While sugar (sweetness and alcohol strength), acidity (tartness), and color related compounds (astringency and bitterness) in grapes...

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Oct
5
CD11 LODI IPM NETWORK BREAKFAST MEETING
Burgundy Hall – Lodi Grape Festival Grounds
8:00 am
Oct
20
Oct
26
LODI RULES COMMITTEE MEETING
Lodi Winegrape Commission
12:00 pm
Nov
16
REC COMMITTEE MEETING
Lodi Winegrape Commission
12:00 pm

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