video 8.docx - In the vineyard filmed at the Alson H Smith Jr Agricultural Research and Extension Center(AREC Winchester VA Harvest is almost over Dr

video 8.docx - In the vineyard filmed at the Alson H Smith...

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- In the vineyard, filmed October 18, 2016 at the Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center (AREC), Winchester, VA - Harvest is almost over - Dr Tony Wolf – state viticulturist in Virginia – avg harvest in 2016, better if less rain, warmer season in avg, not have quit the color development in Cab Sauvignon - Petite Manseng – good quality - Standard time in Virginia to harvest, little cooler than Charlottesville harvest later - Avg Northern hemisphere – 75 %, August - October - VA – late August (pino Grigio, Muscats, Chardonnay), some producers harvesting reds in late August (Merlot) hot year, crop level contributed, went through the rain – got some hits (two and half weeks) – late October, some can go to November - Botrytis – a fungus that causes rot - Wider window – Texas – start in July, maybe even Cal, x Minesota, Visconsin – end of September - Southern hemisphere – early March – early May - How come everything is not harvested at one time – what to look at - Sugar concentration (brix), pH, titratable acidity -

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