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Tuesday, 28 June 2011 05:00

Photosynthesis with Lisa Airey, CWE, FWS

The basic principal is that of simple alchemy: the vine turns sunlight into wine. Yet there are a host of variables that impact the production of sugar in the leaf, the translocation of those sugars to the grape and the ripening of the fruit. Several key growing season variables impact sugar production.

Learn how clouds, wind and temperature determine “just how sweet is all is”…in the end.

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Published in Viticulture
  • Ever wonder how those hints of green bean, bell pepper, jalapeño and celery stick got into the wine?
  • It’s a fascinating story of insatiable, greedy-gut pirating, Mother Nature’s  grand design for consummate fertility and the vigneron’s attempt to farm for flavor.  Guess who wins?

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Published in Viticulture
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