UGA Extension Viticulture Blog

Muscadine harvest update

I have had the pleasure of being out and about in some muscadine vineyards over the last several days and wanted to give an update on what’s going on in the muscadine world here in Georgia – it is quite an eventful time with harvest upon us… Fresh market: Harvest…
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Monitoring maturity / deciding when to pick.

MONITORING MATURITY: Monitoring grape maturity is important in order to determine when to pick. I am not going to go into the rather subjective details of what defines maturity for making quality wine. Most industry practitioners use a combination of chemical and sensory evaluations to determine when to pick (……
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Muscadine grower roundtable meeting – May 31st

There will be a muscadine grower roundtable meeting at Still Pond Vineyard in Arlington, GA: https://stillpond.com/ This meeting is intended to discuss common and major concerns for muscadine industry stakeholders. This will help direct future extension and research pursuits in muscadine grapes. Rachel Itle, Cain Hickey and Patrick Conner from the UGA Horticulture…
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