Opening description / Abstract:
These videos are recommended for those considering starting a vineyard or winery, or for those who have recently entered the Washington wine industry. The goal of this video series is to educate potential and new growers and winemakers in the essentials of economically viable, environmentally sustainable, high-quality grape and wine production practices.
Starting a vineyard or winery is a large investment that requires extensive financial, marketing, and horticultural planning. Throughout this video series, participants will learn the ins and outs of vineyard and business establishment and management. The economics of starting a vineyard and the principles of site selection, establishment, and sustainable grape production will all be addressed. In addition, the video series will outline the basics of winery design and equipment, what to look for in grapes, fermentation science, the science of red and white winemaking, and the economics of establishing and running a winery.
To cite this video series: [Video Author]. 2016. [Title of Video] in Vine to Wine: Successfully Establishing a Vineyard and Winery. Moyer, M.M. and G.A. Hoheisel (eds). WSU Extension Publication OM41. Washington State University.
- Choosing a Site for Optimal Success
- Soils for Producing Premium Grapes
- Nutrient Management for New and Existing Vineyards
- Irrigation Tools and Scheduling
- Grape Anatomy and Physiology
- Canopy Management
- Wine Grape Pest Control
- Diseases of Wine Grapes
- Grapevine Viruses and Clean Plants
- Economic Tools for Sustainability
- Vineyard Economics
- Winery Economics
- Winemaking: Determining Grape Ripeness
- Wine Microorganisms and Their Management
- Introduction to Winemaking: White Wines
- Introduction to Winemaking: Red Wines
- Winery Equipment