Sustainable Wine Growing

What does it take to grow the perfect grape? Find out in this podcast with Stan Grant, a vineyard specialist with decades of experience in the grape-growing industry.

We discuss Stan's journey into grape growing, the biggest issue in grape nutrition, balancing yield and quality, changes in grape growing practices, creating a crop nutrition plan, differentiating grape varieties for wine, table grapes, and raisins, the challenges and future of the grape industry, and Stan's publications and speaking engagements.

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  • Grapevines require a balanced approach to nutrition and stress management to achieve high-quality yields.
  • Mechanization and precision fertigation have revolutionized grape growing practices, allowing for more efficient use of resources.
  • Different grape varieties are cultivated for wine, table grapes, and raisins, each with specific production goals and management practices.
  • The grape industry faces challenges such as labor shortages, water availability, and disease management, but innovation and efficiency can help overcome these obstacles.
  • Stan Grant's expertise and contributions to the grape industry have been instrumental in raising the level of knowledge and improving practices.

This podcast is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace professional advice or recommendations for listeners. The views expressed in this podcast by guests are not necessarily endorsed by Yara North America.

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