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Posted in thread: Baco Noir and Seyval Blanc in Utah on 05-10-2013 at 01:10 AM
A couple of thoughts (Grapeman is the expert, but I have grown both Baco and Seyval) As soon as
you see positive growth, cut back to one or two buds. On the fertilizer, I would not add
Posted in thread: Sulfur and oil at this stage? on 05-10-2013 at 01:03 AM
Was wondering if it would still be safe to use Sulfur and horticultural oil at this stage? I am
at anywhere from bud break to 4 inches and as I understand it since the temperature is low I
don't have ...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on Tile Drain? on 04-22-2013 at 03:30 PM
Drain it. If you have standing water in the post holes for more than a couple hours, you have a
low percolation rate which is not good for grapes
Posted in thread: Pruning different training systems on 04-18-2013 at 08:23 PM
Great pics Rich, especially appreciate the MGDC. Looking forward to a YouTube where we actually
see you doing the pruning!
Posted in thread: The Arandell's are in! on 04-18-2013 at 08:16 PM
Just recieved my Arandell's from AA Vineyards. These are the new Cornell red variety from there
no spray block. I pulled the norton (Grapeman was right, they won't grow here, kept them for
Posted in thread: Vineyard purchase on 04-16-2013 at 06:04 PM
Strangely enough I am a geologist as well as a winemaker. Looks like you have limestone bedrock
there with red clay oveburden. You should dig a few test pits, backhoe is best but you can dig
by hand a...
Posted in thread: Green Mist Vineyard - The OFFICIAL Startup Thread on 04-09-2013 at 02:26 PM
Best of luck with the baby and the vineyard. I did the same thing 27 years ago and they both
worked out. It's good to be young with endless energy.
Posted in thread: please help, do I need to cement my end posts? general anchor/trellis post question. on 04-04-2013 at 07:55 PM
Tractor supply item number 360031299 SpeeCo fence stretcher. Real good for trellis wires and
end post anchor lines. Picture on the website.
Posted in thread: please help, do I need to cement my end posts? general anchor/trellis post question. on 04-04-2013 at 03:28 AM
To avoid the need for wire tensioners, I use a wire stretcher from Tractor supply. A simple rig
that tensions the runs and then wrap them around the end post and release. The tool is
Posted in thread: Should I plant vines in my back yard? on 04-04-2013 at 03:12 AM
I would do both. That is continue to make kits and plant a few vines. I would plant Marquette
or something like that since they are easier to care for and all the Cabernet from the east is
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Fermenting: Choc/Org Port, Coastal Red, Wh.
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