2009 Vineyard Survey Report: Mechanization &?Technology
Results show little change in adoption of mechanization and technology over the last three years.
Nov 2009 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
About a decade ago, it seemed to me as though the vineyard world was going mechanical. With labor availability seemingly growing short, or at least more expensive, it seemed inevitable that vineyards would be side-stepping hand labor in favor of machines to perform routine vineyard operations. Wine Business Monthly’s 2009 Vineyard Survey queried growers about their adoption of mechanization into their common vineyard practices, as well as their use of GIS and Automated Weather Stations. T...
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