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VINEYARD REMOVALS: LODI GROWER CONSIDERATIONS

VINEYARD REMOVALS: LODI GROWER CONSIDERATIONS

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2024.  BY STUART SPENCER, LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION. At the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium’s State of the Industry presentation on January 24, Jeff Bitter with Allied Grape Growers recommended that California needs to remove a minimum of 50,000...

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WINTER: A CRUCIAL TIME FOR VINEYARDS

WINTER: A CRUCIAL TIME FOR VINEYARDS

MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 2024.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Featured Image: Meticulous winter pruning of the long, twisting arms of head-trained, own-rooted Zinfandel first planted during the 1920s in Lodi's Clements Hills appellation. Winter is coming Winter, you can say, is the...

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VITICULTURE X GAMES: EXTREME WEATHER WINEGROWING

VITICULTURE X GAMES: EXTREME WEATHER WINEGROWING

MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2024.  BY STEPHANIE BOLTON, PhD, LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION. You are invited to join us for this year's Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento from January 23-25, 2024. Unified is presented by the American Society for Enology &...

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72nd ANNUAL LODI GRAPE DAY AGENDA ANNOUNCED

72nd ANNUAL LODI GRAPE DAY AGENDA ANNOUNCED

JANUARY 15, 2024.  BY LODI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. The Lodi District Chamber of Commerce's Agribusiness Committee, in collaboration with the University of California Cooperative Extension, is proud to announce the much anticipated 72nd Annual Lodi Grape Day event,...

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THE FUTURE OF LODI WINEGROWING

THE FUTURE OF LODI WINEGROWING

MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2024.  BY RANDY CAPAROSO. Featured Image: Drone-captured message sent to Airborne Visible/InfraRed Imaging Spectrometer, written among grapevines by Lodi growers who collaborated on pathogen-spotting research conducted in collaboration with NASA's...

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GRAPEVINE CANOPY MANAGEMENT REVISITED PART 2

GRAPEVINE CANOPY MANAGEMENT REVISITED PART 2

MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 2024.  BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. Continued from GRAPEVINE CANOPY MANAGEMENT REVISITED PART 1 Direct Canopy Management - Configuration Direct canopy management is canopy management by intervention. It takes two forms. The first, which is...

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GRAPEVINE CANOPY MANAGEMENT REVISITED PART 1

GRAPEVINE CANOPY MANAGEMENT REVISITED PART 1

MONDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2023.  BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. There was a time when grape growers gave little thought to grapevine foliage beyond keeping it out of the way of machinery and controlling pests and diseases. Accordingly, hedging the apical ends of shoots and...

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Events

Jun
4
CD11 LODI IPM NETWORK BREAKFAST MEETING
Burgundy Hall – Lodi Grape Festival
8:00 am
Jun
5
WINERY MARKETING COMMITTEE MEETING
Lodi Winegrape Commission
9:00 am
Jun
11
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
Lodi Winegrape Commission
12:00 pm

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