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750 Lodi Growers

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Seven Distinct AVA’s
Over 100 Varieties

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MEET OUR NEW VITICULTURE OUTREACH ASSISTANT

OCTOBER 15, 2018. BY LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION. Meet Julie Sasak, the newest member of the Lodi Winegrape Commission! Julie will be starting a new role as an assistant to the Viticulture Outreach Program. She recently moved to Sacramento from Cleveland, Ohio and is...

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VARIETY FOCUS: OPTIMIZING MERLOT

OCTOBER 8, 2018. BY STAN GRANT. Beginning in the late 1980's, Merlot became a major fixture in the California wine grape industry largely because it lends itself to smooth, fruity, darkly colored, and approachable red wines. Merlot is truly an international variety...

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THE RED BORDEAUX GRAPES OF LODI

OCTOBER 1, 2018. BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Cabernet Sauvignon has been the most popular varietal red wine in the American wine industry for longer than anyone can remember. Most certainly, it has been #1 ever since the days when sales of varietal wines began to overtake...

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RIPENING PERIOD POTASSIUM DEFICIENCY

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018. BY STEPHANIE BOLTON & STAN GRANT. Every conversation between Lodi growers right now includes some sort of theory on why we're seeing more potassium (K+) deficiency than anyone can remember. We discussed it at our monthly PCA Network Breakfast...

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VARIETAL FOCUS: MOURVЀDRE

SEPTEMBER 10, 2018. BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Mourvèdre (a.k.a. Monastrell, Mataró)   more • ved • ruh Mourvèdre, like Tempranillo, is thought to have first been planted in Spain by the Phoenicians as early as 500 BC; and established in vineyards throughout Southern France –...

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VARIETAL FOCUS: GRENACHE BLANC

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018. BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Grenache Blanc (a.k.a. Garnacha blanca)    gruh • nasch  blahnk Grenache blanc is a white wine mutation of the black skinned Grenache noir grape; planted all over North-East Spain – the variety’s point of origin – and Southern...

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SOME WINE MAKING PROBLEMS & VINEYARD MANAGEMENT

AUGUST 27, 2018. BY STAN GRANT. You probably have heard the phrase ‘wine begins in the vineyard’ (Figure 1).  It is another way of saying that many of the compounds contributing to the color, flavor, aroma, and mouthfeel of wines are already present in the harvested...

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Oct
22
LODI RULES COMM. MEETING
Lodi Winegrape Commission
12:00 pm
Oct
25
GROWER MARKETING COMM. MEETING
Lodi Winegrape Commission
9:00 am
Nov
5
CAPTURING WATER FOR THE FUTURE WORKSHOP
Mondavi Woodbridge Winery – Old Barrel Room
9:00 am

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