Category: Vineyard Terminology

The beautiful yellow and orange flowers provide a decorative element to the beneficial cover crop.

Seasons in the Vineyard: Cover Crops

Much of the beauty of springtime vineyards comes from cover crops, and the beauty runs deeper than meets the eye. Cover crops play an important role in sustainable farming and supporting a healthy ecosystem in the vineyard. What are Cover...

/ March 5, 2019
View of Jordan Winery's vineyards in the winters

Seasons in the Vineyard: Winter Pruning

Winter vineyard landscapes can be as picturesque as the spring bloom or fall harvest colors. Understanding the seasons in the vineyards heightens our appreciation of the pre- and post-pruning vineyard landscapes. After harvest, the rainy season begins and temperatures fall...

/ January 1, 2019
Fall vineyard image along the Wine Road

What Does That Mean? Defining Grape Growing Terms

Ever read a winery website, blog, wine fact sheet or social media post and think, “what does that mean?” This might be especially true when grape growing terms are used. Any industry’s terminology or jargon can be confusing, and may...

/ August 7, 2018