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Mayor of Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad to prune grape vines over Day of Vine Growers
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By tradition, Dr Atanas Kambitov, Mayor of district centre Blagoevgrad, will mark Saint Trifon's Day by symbolically pruning grape vines in the village of Dabrava, the press centre of Blagoevgrad Municipality announced. Dabrava is famous for its …

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Beckstoffer's next quest — transform Lake County into wine country
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Grapegrower Andy Beckstoffer is famous for helping transform grape-growing in Napa Valley into a highly lucrative, luxury-branded business, able to fetch some of the highest-priced cabernet sauvignon grapes in the world. Now he intends to expand his …

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A new taste from Florence: Popular winery to make leap to vineyard
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“I'm going to be pruning them and managing them really well.” But do Black Spanish grapes make good wine? Parsons said he's never tasted one. “All I've done is read about them. It kind of has that Concord flavor, which doesn't always taste great in wine.

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Southern Queensland wine growers look forward to harvest after wild weather …
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In a good season, Mr Puglisi's vineyard, Ballandean Estate, crushes 180 to 200 tonnes of wine grapes, but last year that figure dropped below 110 tonnes. This season he expects that figure to lift back to around 180 tonnes, while Mr Costanzo also …

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Master Gardeners continue pruning workshop series
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17, a demonstration on pruning table and wine grapes will be held at 10 a.m. in Middletown. A fruit tree pruning demonstration will also be held that day, at 1 p.m. at Cobb Mountain Elementary. Please bring your own sharpened, clean pruning tools for …

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Wine industry assesses fire damage
www.cbn.co.za

Under the current drought conditions, regrowth of affected vines is unlikely and Schutte recommended that these vines should not be pruned at this stage. The impact of smoke taint on wine grapes could be more widespread than physical fire damage, with …

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Do you like Spanish wine? If so you'll like this.
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At first glance this seemed apt, given the winemakers' constant struggle to produce fine wine – whatever challenges the elements throw at him. Yet on closer examination, the enigmatic face is composed of the wispy threads of vine roots (or 'barbus' in …

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Keeping Tabs: Rogue Reds
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… outside the state given the wine's American designation. Along with prune, the nose is a little weedy (yes, that weed), but there's bright dark cherry on the palate and enough body to hold up into a second day. … Also from the Central Coast, Hahn …

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Northern-area Community Events Calendar, Jan. 28- Feb. 3, 2016
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2 and 9 are set to cover pruning with a hands-on workshop with horticulturalist Bob Morris. Bring gloves, glasses, loppers, pruners and hand saws, if possible. Feb. 12 is set to cover grape pruning with Master Gardener Yutaka Nomura, wine and grape expert.

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