Tony Wolf, viticulture; Alson H. Smith Jr. Winchester AREC; short course for vineyard owners Research vineyard at the Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Winchester, Va.

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Viticulture News and  Meeting Updates

Grower Information and Resources

Links to checklists, guides, presentations, references, and tip sheets for growers and Extension agents.

1. Grape Grower's Checklist: a step-by-step guide for new grape growers in Virginia.  more >>

2. Recommended Publications

3. eViticulture : A national viticulture extension resource.  

4.  East Coast Viticultural Suitability Investigative Tool: This web application is used to display maps and utilize geoprocessing tools built for the USDA-SCRI funded project, "Improved grape and wine quality in a challenging environment: An eastern US model for sustainability and economic vitality."

5. Extension Presentations: PowerPoint presentations from previous industry meetings.  more >>

6. Compost Use in the Vineyard


7. Grapevine Petiole Sampling Instructions 

8. Grape Pest Management


9. Additional resources: In-depth articles and web-based tools. more >>