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  • Experts Gather for the 9th Organic Winegrowing Conference at Grgich Hills Estate Yountville Victorian

    Posted in Press Releases on Jun 27, 2016

    NAPA, CA (June 27, 2016) – On July 21, 2016 the Napa Valley Grapegrowers will host the highly anticipated Organic Winegrowing Conference at the Grgich Hills Estate Victorian in Yountville.The only event of its kind in the industry, the Organic Winegrowing Conference offers the wine industry first-hand insight and networking opportunities that lead to an increase in wine quality and sustainable vineyard practices. While the content is geared towards the organic grower, the topics and speakers have broad applicability for all vineyard owners and managers.

  • Grapegrowers Optimistic About 2016 Season

    Posted in Growing Season, NVG News on Jun 02, 2016

    By Register Staff

    An early bud break followed by warm weather and spring rains brought a rapid start to this year’s growing season in Napa Valley. Tiny flower clusters emerged from grapevines marking the bloom period in which grapevines become pollinated and fertilized allowing these flowers to eventually become grape berries.

    Click here to read more at the Napa Valley Register

  • Napa Valley On Track for A Great Growing Season Ahead

    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2016

    Napa, CA (May 31, 2016) – An early bud break followed by warm weather and spring rains brought a rapid start to this year’s growing season in Napa Valley. Tiny flower clusters emerged from grapevines marking the bloom period in which grapevines become pollinated and fertilized allowing these flowers to eventually become grape berries.

  • Afternoon in the Vineyards

    Posted in NVG News on Apr 29, 2016

    By Jesse Duarte

    Organized by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) and Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), Afternoon in the Vineyards gives neighbors the chance to ask questions and learn more about topics like local viticultural practices, the drought and water supply, land stewardship and the future of the Napa Valley wine and grape industry.

    Click here to read more at St. Helena Star

  • Threat of Nutrient Deficiencies Equal to Drought

    Posted in Growing Season, NVG News on Apr 26, 2016

    By Paul Franson

    Napa, Calif.—Grapegrowers devote a lot of attention to water (hardly surprising in view of recent shortages in California), but most probably don’t focus as much on vine nutrition. While aware that plants obviously need minerals, growers also know that grapevines are relatively undemanding compared to most crops, and it sometimes seems that soil contains an unlimited supply. Nevertheless, the auditorium at Copia in Napa was filled by growers and winemakers at the Napa Valley Grapegrowers’ third seminar in this year’s series about sustainable vineyard practices, which focused on vine physiology and nutrition.

    Click here to read more at Wines and Vines