Entries by Samantha Schoettgen

UC Davis Viticulture and Enology On the Road

The UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology along with UCCE Monterey County will be holding an educational seminar at the Monterey County Cooperative Extension Office, to present current research and information, on a number of topics, to wine and winegrape industry professionals. Date: March 8, 2019 Time: 9:00 am-1:30 pm Location:  Monterey County Cooperative Extension Office, 1432 Abbott St., Salinas, […]

Peter Christiansen Lecture Tapes

2018 From Vineyard Practices to Wine Composition 2015 Soil Management 2015 Water Regulations 2014 Water Management 2012 Impact of Vineyard Management Practices on Wine Composition: this one includes one of our best lectures ever by Nick Dokoozlian: “Biggest Bang for Your Buck”

Wine Grape Short Course Lecture – Videos

DAY 1, Tuesday Dec. 12 Daniele Zaccaria, Dept. of Land, Air and Water Resources, UC Davis Micro-irrigation Systems Design and Evaluation for Vineyards Recorded: 12/12/2017 9:10:00 AM Duration: 00:44:28 John Roncoroni, UCCE, Napa County, Weed Specialist Weed Control Options for Vineyards Recorded: 12/12/2017 9:45:00 AM Duration: 00:36:41 Kerri Steenwerth, USDA, ARS, Dept. of Vitculture & […]

[Upcoming seminar] UCCE Vineyard IPM Conference, Feb. 21 in San Luis Obispo

The UC Cooperative Extension is holding a Vineyard IPM Conference on Thursday, Feb. 21 in San Luis Obispo. DPR CE and Certified Crop Adviser CEUs have been requested. Date: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 Location: San Luis Obispo Veteran’s Hall, 801 Grand Avenue Cost: $100, includes morning coffee and lunch Advanced registration is required, please register at this website: http://ucanr.edu/seminar […]

November 14, 2018: Summary of the Fall SCMWA Grower Meeting

The 2018 Fall Meeting provided a venue for our local winegrower community to compare notes on the recent 2018 harvest and subsequent winemaking decisions. Featured speaker was Dr. Peter Salmone founder of the newly formed Applied Research Innovation Collective. Dr. Salmone presented the mission of the Collective as a collaborative research based platform to investigate […]

August 15, 2018: Summary of the Summer SCMWA Grower Meeting

The Summer Meeting brought focus to the insidious threat of mealybug infestation in our vineyards and the long term consequences to our vines and our wines. Dr. Sheena Sidhu an entomologist discussed the life cycle of this pest and the most effective control methods both chemical and biological. Sam Earnshaw of Hedgerows Unlimited presented timely […]

May 3, 2018: Summary of the Spring SCMWA Grower Meeting

The Spring Meeting titled “En Primeur” featured the fresh wines of the 2017 vintage (remembered affectionately as “fire and ice” ) Featured speaker was John Raytek of Ceritas Wines. SCMWA wine producers were asked to bring samples of the 2017 vintage and to discuss their enological decisions related to the challenging harvest season. John summarized […]