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Unformatted text preview: Growing Wine Grapes 1/15/2008 Growing Wine Grapes Growing Wine Grapes Winegrowing Winegrowing Introduction to Winemaking, VEN3 Andrew L. Waterhouse Department of Viticulture & Enology University of California, Davis Notes Quiz Thursday!! Concurrent students-send me your UC Davis email addresses to gain access to class website Signatures after last day to add I will send you notes on what facts from lecture 1 you will need to recall You can make bad wine from good grapes BUT You cant make good wine from bad grapes AND You can only make great wine from great grapes However, today it is possible to take damaged grapes and make acceptable wine Fine Wine Begins on the Vine Fine Wine Begins on the Vine Annual Cycle Annual Cycle Typical Dates in California Typical Dates in California Spring Budbreak, April 1 Flowering, May 15 Summer ripening Veraison, July 15 Fall Harvest, September 15 Winter Dormancy Nov-March A Dormant Vine in Late Winter A Dormant Vine in Late Winter Budbreak Hopkins Vineyard, UCD Growing Wine Grapes 1/15/2008 Shoot Emerges Lanzerac, ZA Early Spring in the Vineyard Early Spring in the Vineyard Thelema Thelema , , Stellenbosch Stellenbosch FLOWER CLUSTER FLOWER FLOWER CLUSTER CLUSTER Young Shoot Flower Cluster Flower Cluster Bloom Bloom A Grape Flower Male Female Growing Wine Grapes 1/15/2008 Fruit Set Pea Size Berries Hard and green Seed development stage Veraison Softening Color change Jonquires area of Rhone Valley Hand Harvesting Mechanical Harvesting Mechanical Harvesting After Leaf Drop After Leaf Drop Growing Wine Grapes 1/15/2008 After Pruning After Pruning Dates? Dates? Budbreak Budbreak Flowering Flowering Veraison Veraison Harvest Harvest The Shoot CLUSTER CLUSTER TENDRIL TENDRIL LEAF LEAF BUD BUD CANE CANE CLUSTER CLUSTER CLUSTER Cross Section of Cross Section of Dormant Bud Dormant Bud The Significance of Dormant Buds The number of buds left after pruning The number of buds left after pruning...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course BIS 1b taught by Professor Kimsey during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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