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Learn Wine  :  Ask Dr. Vinny

What is an "ungrafted" grapevine?

Posted: May 30, 2014  

Blogs  :  Mixed Case: Opinion and Advice

How Rational Is the GMO Debate? A Court Just Legitimized Mob Destruction

It's hard to discuss the potential promise and perils of genetically modified organisms if fear trumps reason

Posted: May 21, 2014  By Mitch Frank

A French court ruled last week that a mob that destroyed an experimental vineyard in Alsace planted to genetically modified vines in 2010 was completely justified. It's another win for fear over reason when it comes to genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Fetzer vs. Fetzer: Battle Over Eagle Peak

Plus, a Canadian ice wine maker suffers the perils of publicity, and a Burgundy vigneron is fighting the government to keep his biodynamic vineyard pesticide free

Posted: December 5, 2013  

Learn Wine  :  Ask Dr. Vinny

Is it possible for bugs to live inside a bottle of wine?

Posted: October 18, 2013  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Suspicion Surrounds Accidental Demolition in Bordeaux

Plus, Courvoisier's oldest Cognac on sale in London, California's creepy new vineyard pest, and the wines of the Nobel Prize banquet

Posted: December 13, 2012  

News & Features  :  News

Guarding Grapevines with Genes

Scientists have created a vine gene that can kill Pierce's disease, but will consumers accept wine from genetically modified vines?

Posted: March 13, 2012  By Matt Kettmann

Learn Wine  :  Ask Dr. Vinny

Why do wine snobs consider vinifera as the only winemaking grape species?

Posted: March 7, 2012  

News & Features  :  Wine in History

America's Rhine Rangers: California's Challengers, Europe's Saviors

In the 1800s, the state that competed for wine primacy was … Missouri. Here's the forgotten story of its wine pioneers

Posted: August 30, 2011  By Ben O'Donnell

News & Features  :  News

California v. the "Mothra" of Wine

Growers in seven counties respond to European grapevine moth threat with spraying and quarantine rules

Posted: July 8, 2010  By Lynn Alley

News & Features  :  News

European Grapevine Moth Quarantine Expands from Napa to Sonoma

Vineyard-threatening pests have spread from Chile to California wine country

Posted: April 23, 2010  By Lynn Alley

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Monkey Business in South Africa

Plus, atomic wine testing and celebrity chefs get together for a pairing of Pinot Noir, pork and public service

Posted: March 25, 2010  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Gavin Newsom’s Future: Political or Viticultural?

Plus, the burgeoning market for virtual wine, a criminal enophile, Mark Twain memorialized on a bottle and more moth trouble in California

Posted: February 4, 2010  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Down Under with Lance Armstrong

Plus, Josephine’s wine-service accoutrements on display, a modern-day meeting of art and absinthe, bad news for Texas wine lovers and new vineyard pests in California

Posted: January 28, 2010  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

In the Marchesi di Barolo Cellar with Hilary Swank

Plus, California battles a vineyard scourge with impotence, a retirement community with a sommelier, convenient wine at 7-Eleven, the science behind pairing wine and fish, and more

Posted: November 5, 2009  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Fighting Mental Health Stigmas with the Staglin Family and Glenn Close

Plus, broadcasters and soap opera stars raise money for the hearing impaired, a charity wine to Tweet over, Oregon’s new winged pests, and Pennsylvania police mistake a basement winery for a meth lab

Posted: October 29, 2009  

News & Features  :  News

Vine Disease on the Increase in Southwest France

A fatal fungal disease known as Esca is ravaging vineyards from Cognac to Bordeaux, with no cure in sight

Posted: September 18, 2008  By Diana Macle

News & Features  :  News

Vineyard Pest Found in Sonoma County

Light brown apple moth, which feeds on fruit-bearing plants, has been known to cause vineyard damage in Australia and New Zealand

Posted: March 6, 2008  By Lynn Alley

May 31, 2007 Issue  :  News

Phylloxera Found in Martinborough Vineyard

Posted: May 31, 2007  By Daniel Sogg

May 15, 2007 Issue  :  News

Napa Finds Live Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter

Posted: May 15, 2007  By MaryAnn Worobiec

News & Features  :  News

Vineyard Pest from Australia and New Zealand Lands in California

Light brown apple moth found in several grapegrowing counties, but has yet to find its way to area vineyards

Posted: May 3, 2007  By Daniel Sogg

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