Publications and Websites


Cornell University

Cornell University faculty and staff - A list of personnel working with grapes, grape juice and wine research. and education: http://grapesandwine.cals.cornell.edu/cals/grapesandwine/faculty-staff/index.cfm

Cornell University Enology and Viticulture Program
http://grapesandwine.cals.cornell.edu

Cornell Fruit Resources - links for newsletters and publications.
http://www.fruit.cornell.edu/grape/index.html

Cornell University Enology and Viticulture Undergraduate and Graduate Program
http://www.grapesandwine.cals.cornell.edu/undergraduate/

NY Grape and Wine Classifieds - listing of grapes and wine for sale
http://flgclassifieds.cce.cornell.edu

eXtension - an interactive learning website utilizing research from land-grant Universities across the United States. It provides articles on all aspects of grape growing as well as a chance to "ask the experts". Geared more towards beginning grape growers. http://www.extension.org/grapes


Viticulture & enology across the U.S.

The Finger Lakes Grape Program https://flgp.cce.cornell.edu/

Lake Erie Regional Grape Program http://lergp.cce.cornell.edu/

VAES Virginia Ag Research & Extension Center
http://www.virginiafruit.ento.vt.edu/VirginiaGrapeSite.html

Pennsylvania State Viticulture
http://www.pawinegrape.com

Pennsylvania State Viticulture - new grower resources, including power point presentations on all aspects of starting a vineyard. http://www.pawinegrape.com/index.php?page=newgrowers

Viticulture and Enology at University of California Davis
http://wineserver.ucdavis.edu/index.html

Northwest Berry and Grape Information Network (Oregon, Washington, Idaho)
http://berrygrape.org/


Viticulture books

Wine Grape Production Guide for Eastern North America - Edited by Virginia Tech Viticulturist Dr. Tony Wolf with contributions from other extension and research personnel.
http://palspublishing.cals.cornell.edu

Wine Grapes - MW Jancis Robinson and colleagues have compiled a beautiful, informative treatise on wine grape varieties from across the world. Harper Collins, 2012.

Sunlight Into Wine - Australian viticulturists Richard Smart and Mike Robinson explore the nuances of  wine grape canopy management. Written in 1991 but still relevant today.

Viticultural publications can be purchased through services such as Amazon and Practical Winery and Vineyard Bookshelf.


Newsletters

Long Island Fruit & Vegetable Update - The local technical newsletter, reports are sent weekly to vegetable, grape, potato and fruit growers every Thursday from the first week in April until the middle of September. Access a subscription form by clicking here or call 631.727.7850 x 341.

Suffolk County Agricultural News - This monthly publication is the merged publication of the Suffolk County Agricultural News and Long Island Horticulture News. It covers all aspects of agriculture and horticulture, including ornamental horticulture. Access a subscription form by clicking here or call 631.727.7850 x 341.

Veraison to Harvest - fruit ripening and harvest reports from across NY state.
http://grapesandwine.cals.cornell.edu/newsletters/veraison-harvest
or call Cornell state viticulturist Tim Martinson at 315.787.2448

Appellation Cornell - news and updates on Cornell grape and wine programs. https://grapesandwine.cals.cornell.edu/newsletters/appellation-cornell


Pest management

Compendium of Grape Diseases, 2nd ed. - a must have for commercial grape growers.
http://www.shopapspress.org

New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
www.nysipm.cornell.edu

NY & PA Pest Management Guidelines - To order a hard copy: https://store.cornell.edu/p-193185-2016-new-york-and-pennsylvania-pest-management-guidelines-for-grapes.aspx

NYS IPM Grape Fact Sheets
https://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/41246/browse?value=Grapes&type=subject

Virginia Grape Disease Update - Dr. Mizuho Nita, the grape pathologist at Virginia Tech's AHS Agricultural Research and Extension Center (AREC) at Winchester VA, maintains a blog updating Virginia grape growers on disease issues throughout the growing season.
http://grapepathology.blogspot.com/

Ontario GrapeIPM - includes pest identification keys http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/IPM/english/grapes/index.html


Vineyard soil and floor management

Alternative Weed Management in New York Vineyards
http://www.vinebalance.com/pdf/newsletters/SustainableViticulture3.pdf

Cornell weed management fact sheets, located within the publication Grape IPM in the Northeast
http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu/publications/grapeman/

Cornell University Soil Health - a research and educational effort to address soil quality.
http://soilhealth.cals.cornell.edu


Sustainable, organic and biodynamic information

Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing http://www.lisustainablewine.org/

Vinebalance - NYS Sustainable Viticulture Program
http://www.vinebalance.com/

2016 Production Guide for Organic Grapes
https://ecommons.cornell.edu/bitstream/handle/1813/42888/2016-org-grapes-NYSIPM.pdf?sequence=5&isAllowed=y

Lodi Rules for Sustainable Winegrowing - California's first sustainable program
http://www.lodigrowers.com/lodirules/certification/

Oregon LIVE - Low Input Viticulture and Enology (sustainable viticulture program)
www.liveinc.org

CA Central Coast Vineyard Team - SIP or Sustainability in Practice program
www.vineyardteam.org

California Sustainable Winegrowing Program - CA's statewide program http://www.sustainablewinegrowing.org/

California Association of Winegrape Growers
http://www.cawg.org/

University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program
http://www.sarep.ucdavis.edu/

There are many websites that discuss biodynamic practices, for example: http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/biodynamic.html

Demeter USA
http://www.demeter-usa.org/

Contact

Alice Wise
Viticulture Research
avw1@cornell.edu
631-727-3595

Last updated October 31, 2016