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Take advantage of these links and other resources to learn more and improve your products and processes.


Three reference books every Nebraska grower should have:

Sunlight into Wine by Richard Smart & Mike Robinson
The Grape Grower by Lon Rombough
Northern Winework by Tom Plocher & Bob Parke

University Viticulture Departments

Viticulture Extension

Vineyard Establishment

Trellis Systems

Canopy Management

Grape Diseases

Integrated Pest Management

Grape Insects

Vineyard Weed Management

Soil Fertility Management

Grape Cultivars

Licensed Nurseries

(*Note: Turnbull Nursery sells grape plants but that information is not on its website. You can request a catalog that lists the grape cultivars it sells. The nursery can be contacted through its website.)

Vineyard Equipment and Supplies

General Viticulture/Vineyard Management Publications

(These publications have sections that cover most relevant vineyard management topics.)

General Viticulture/Vineyard Management Websites

Harvest Guidelines

Sustainable Viticulture

Crop Safety

Trade Publications

Viticulture Book Lists

Industry Information

Soil Testing Labs

AgSource Laboratories

Midwest Laboratories, Inc.

Ward Laboratories

American Agricultural Laboratory

Servi-Tech Laboratories


Additional Web Sources

List Servers


Iowa State University Wine Growers News: This is an excellent (and free) newsletter dedicated to viticulture, as well as wine industry news and events. The focus is on the Midwest. To subscribe to Wine Growers News, send an email to Mike White at with “subscribe” in the subject line. Back issues are archived at


VESTA (Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance) is a network of colleges offering degrees in viticulture and enology.

Enology Classroom




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