Grape Growing

CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: April 22nd, 2014
 A Quick Look at Lodi Wine Country 100 miles east of San Francisco and just south of Sacramento you will discover Lodi Wine Country a wine region that’s been around for over 150 years and has been a continuous source of wine grapes since the 1850s. The Lodi Wine region features 100,000 acres of
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: October 24th, 2013
California’s Most Celebrated Sparkling Wine Fast, furious, and fantastic are just a few words that have been used to describe the 2013 harvest in Sonoma wine country. Harvesting grapes in any wine region is not for the faint of heart. Quality is key at this Sonoma County winery as Gloria Ferrer produces the most awarded California
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Education, Women in Wine   |   DATE: August 14th, 2013
Winemaking 101 with Julie Johnson: Veraison The summer travel season may be in full swing for most folks but for winemakers and grape growers there is no rest for the weary. Now is the time when the grapes start to show their true colors and come to life. On July 26, 2013, I headed back
CATEGORY: News & Events, Wine 101   |   DATE: November 12th, 2012
Wine Oh TV American Grapes Prior to Christopher Columbus making his way to The Americas, Native Americans roamed these great lands. They survived living off the land by hunting, fishing, and foraging for edible plants, berries, and nuts. While there is no record of Native Americans making wine, they did have the capability to do so because wild grapes were
CATEGORY: Wine 101, Wine Country   |   DATE: January 13th, 2012
VSP Sipping wine next to dozens of rows of fruiting grapes, flowing over hillsides like waves, takes any visitor away on a journey of tranquility. Taking a closer look, you might notice that these seemingly endless lines are not one solid body, but individual grapevines put together like a puzzle, trellised together to create the bigger