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Sustainable Winegrowing Practices

Canopy Management
Jul 2002 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
The canopy management techniques of leaf removal, shoot positioning, trellises and vine spacing can be used to improve the light and air circulation on the fruit. This helps produce better color, flavor and ripeness of winegrapes, and can also reduce the need to treat for leafhoppers, mites and diseases.Managing Canopy in Windy Conditions at Delicato's San BernabeIn 1988, the Indelicato family purchased the San Bernabe Vineyard in the central portion of Salinas Valley in Monterey County and bega...
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