Expo: Fungicide Resistance

Dr's Mahaffee and Miles developed methods for trapping spores in the field to be tested for resistance to fungicides

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Technical Article: Smoke Taint

How much smoke is too much? What is smoke taint? When is the window of susceptibility? Is there anything I can do?

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The SOMM Journal Features 7 Properties

Article: SIP Certified is Creating a Sustainable Quality Revolution in California Vineyards

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Expo Attendee Registration Open

We look forward to seeing you at the Sustainable Ag Expo November 14-15 in San Luis Obispo, CA

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Technical Article: Berry Shrivel

Shriveled berries reduce yield and are of lower quality than healthy berries. The causes can be managed

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Add the SIP Certified Seal to Your Label

The seal can be used on the label for wines (both estate and purchased fruit) made with at least 85% certified fruit

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Vineyard Team

Promoting Sustainable Vineyard Practices

In the vineyard, we strive to protect the resources valuable to our farms and our communities. We are the Vineyard Team, a network of 300 local farmers, educating and guiding towards sustainable vineyard practices for 20 years.

Mission Statement

The Vineyard Team will identify and promote the most environmentally safe, viticulturally and economically sustainable farming methods, while maintaining or improving quality and flavor of wine grapes. The Team will be a model for wine grape growers and will promote the public trust of stewardship for natural resources.