Welcome, Cynewulf! Which part of the Northern Virginia?
My vines are 5 years old.
Washington DC area
This weekend I noticed some of my marquette berries turned purple, does Marquette veraision come this early?
Anyone watched "Mondovino"? It is also on Amazon Prime.
What causes this color change? sunburn? infection? It only happens to this Concord vine on every one of its clusters.
This is black rot, right? When you see this infected shoot while pruning, do you cut it off?
MLF will raise the PH a little, but the biggest impact is the mouth feel, it will take the edge off the acid.
What kind of systemic fungicide is available for grapes?
New shoots have grown to a few inches tall and the rain just keeps coming. Mancozeb is not good in rainy weather as I understand, so Capitan 50 is...
Here is my 2 cents:
A toasted barrel has a layer of charred wood inside, including the wall of the bung hole. If the barrel is nearly full, wine...
Very interesting, do you age red sur lie too?
I find most of sediment comes from the oak, even I filter my wine at bottling.
Do you oak your wine?
I normally don't rack until MLF is completed.
That's turning a hobby into a job. 1200 lbs!
Happy B-Day to you!
Same here, I didn't spray any Sevin this year, and I wished they eat a little more leaves!
They look fine to me.
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