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Marquette Training Trial Harvested

This thursday (Sept 26) we harvested Marquette at Coyote Moon vineyards in Clayton.  Fruit was in great condition, with brix up in the 26-27 range, and TA around 12-13 g/liter. Notable was the difference we saw in training systems.  We are comparing: – Cane-Pruned Umbrella Kniffen – Top Wire Cordon, with additional shoot ‘combing’ to […]

Veraison to Harvest #5

September 27:  The fifth issue of ‘Veraison to Harvest’ for 2013 is now available online at: http://grapesandwine.cals.cornell.edu/cals/grapesandwine/veraison-to-harvest/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=1109968 In this issue… Around New York (p1-2: Martinson, Haggerty, Hoying, Wise & Tarleton, Walter-Peterson) 2013 Lake Erie Concord Update (p3 Bates) Leafroll symptoms for red varieties(photo p3 Martinson) Long Island Project Visit (photo and caption p3, Wilcox) Fruit Maturation Report […]

Veraison to Harvest #4 Posted

September 20:  The fourth issue of ‘Veraison to Harvest’ for 2013 is now available online at: http://grapesandwine.cals.cornell.edu/cals/grapesandwine/veraison-to-harvest/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=1109223 In this issue… Around New York (p1-2: Martinson, Haggerty, Hoying, Wise & Tarleton, Walter-Peterson) 2013 Lake Erie Concord Update (p2 Bates) Project Focus: Beyond Titratable Acidity: Organic Acid Profiles of Veraison to Harvest Samples (p. 3-4 Gerling) Fruit Maturation Report […]

September 16th Fruit Chemistry at Clayton

by Chrislyn Particka Unfortunately, the cool conditions that dominated through a good part of early/mid September resulted in very little change in fruit chemistry from samples collected on September 10th to September 16th (see table below).  Harvest in our Marquette research plots is slated for next week on Thursday (September 26th) and we’re hopeful that […]

La Crescent Harvest at Coyote Moon

(reprinted from Veraison to Harvest issue #3, September 13, 2013) This past Tuesday, we harvested a small trial of La Crescent grapes at Coyote Moon vineyards near Clayton NY. We are calling it the ‘crop load’ study, although it might more properly be called the ‘cluster thinning’ trial. Cluster thinning is used by growers to […]

Veraison to Harvest Newsletter #2 Posted

    September 6:  The second issue of ‘Veraison to Harvest’ for 2013 is now available online at: http://grapesandwine.cals.cornell.edu/cals/grapesandwine/veraison-to-harvest/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=1108189 In this issue… Around New York (p1-2: Martinson, Haggerty, Hoying, Wise & Tarleton, Walter-Peterson) Fruit Chemistry at Northern Grapes Project Trials (p. 3 Particka and Martinson) Fruit Maturation Report – 9/3/2012 (p4-6) 2013 Lake Erie Concord Update (p […]

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