Practical Winery
58-D Paul Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903-2054
phone:415/479-5819 · fax:415/492-9325
email: Office@practicalwinery.com
 
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EDITORIAL INDEX 2001

WINEGROWING  
  Climatic indicators guide site selection
Jan/Feb
  Labor guide available to winegrape growers
Jan/Feb
  A different approach at Mohr-Fry Ranches
Jan/Feb
  Future of Syrah in California
Jan/Feb
  Tax pitfalls of pre-productive vineyard costs
Mar/Apr
  Decreased spraying improves quality, nature & bottom line
Mar/Apr
  Impact of TMDLs on California viticulture, Part I
Mar/Apr
  Improving sulfur management
May/June
  International perspective on Young Vine Decline
May/June
  Klein Constantia Estate: Maritime winegrowing in South Africa
May/June
  Vineyard pedigree outshines winemaker impact
May/June
  Impact of TMDLs on California's Central Coast, Part II
May/June
  21st Century Agriculture:
End of the American farm or simply a new beginning?
July/Aug
  In search of optimal grape maturity
July/Aug
  Low-tech, Low-cost: Do-it-yourself aerial reconnaissance
July/Aug
  Leaf canopy structure and vine performance
Sept/Oct
  New Zealand Pinot Noir: Move over Sauvignon Blanc,
there's a new grape in the vineyard
Sept/Oct
  Sonoma County: Diverse geology/soils impact wine quality
Sept/Oct
  Irrigation of winegrapes in California
Nov/Dec
   
WINEMARKETING
  Finding and keeping high-quality tasting room staff
Jan/Feb
  Three wineries receive Clear Choice Awards
Mar/Apr
  California wine trends: MKF reveals wine sales grossly underestimated
May/June
  Helping servers "bluff" their way through wine sales
May/June
  Training, motivating and keeping superior tasting room staff
May/June
  Customer service: When things go wrong
May/June
  Relaunching Camelot with bold colors
July/Aug
  Fresh packaging melds new methods with familiar shapes
July/Aug
  Successful marketing plan components
July/Aug
  How to select a good distributor
Sept/Oct
     
VARIETAL REVIEW
  Place defines character of Old Vines Zinfandel
Jan/Feb
  Challenging and enigmatic: Rousanne gains California enthusiasts
Mar/Apr
  Grappling with terroir realities:
Challenge for Russian River Valley Chardonnay
May/June
  California touts new-age Port-style wines
July/Aug
  Marsanne blazes pioneer trail
Sept/Oct
  Designing a prestige cuvée
Nov/Dec
 
WINEMAKING
  Creating a winery to match a vineyard
Jan/Feb
  Cabernet Sauvignon winemaking: Managing wine quality
Mar/Apr
  New Fetzer winery utilizes E3 design
Mar/Apr
  Wilridge Winery: Law and Ardor, Pursuing two careers
May/June
  Crafting red vines with style
July/Aug
  "Tech talk" out, synesthesia in
Nov/Dec
     
INDUSTRY ECONOMICS
  Spreading the wealth via employee stock ownership
Mar/Apr
  Napa and Sonoma Counties: Roller Coaster decade
obscures upward trend in vineyard values
May/Jun
  Wine Industry Survey: Salaries on the rise
Nov/Dec
     
INDUSTRY FOCUS
  Wine Library launches winefiles.org
Jan/Feb
  Integrity Award honors champion of Washington viticulture
Mar/Apr
  Industry response to new warning label scrutiny
July/Aug
  Keeping wine on the Congressional agenda
Nov/Dec
     
WINERY LABORATORY QUALITY
  Equipment calibration
Jan/Feb
  Why you should write your own methods and how to do it
Mar/Apr
  Proficiency testing — Support groups for laboratories
May/June
  People — The laboratory's most valuable resource
July/Aug
  A quality experience...
Sept/Oct
  Basics of lab design
Nov/Dec
     
SUPPLIER SHOWCASE
  Winery Equipment & Cooperage
Jan/Feb
  Winemaking Supplies
May/June
  Packaging
July/Aug
  Professional Services
Sept/Oct
  Vineyard Equipment/Supplies
Nov/Dec
     
FREE RUN
  Environmental critique of the wine industry
Mar/Apr
  Combating anti-industry activism:
Being a good neighbor in the community
May/June
  Overcoming language and literacy barriers
May/June
  Oh Terroir, where art thou?
Nov/Dec
 
WINE & FOOD
  From appetizers to desserts: Pairings with Old Vines Zinfandel
Jan/Feb
  Coloring the seasons impacts restaurant wine sales
Mar/Apr
     
SMART VITICULTURE
  T.V. Munson: Unknown viticulturist is all-American hero
Jan/Feb
  GSM or GMO?: Gene technology in the wine industry
Mar/Apr
  Training vines for profit
May/June
  Spirit of Temecula
July/Aug
  Fruit exposure — Desirable in hot climates?
Sep/Oct
  Do not blow up your irrigation schedule with the pressure bomb!
Nov/Dec
   
WINERY WATER & WASTE
  Managing heat stress
Jan/Feb
  Power transmission systems and machinery guards
March/April
  Standby electrical power for wineries
May/June
  Photovoltaics getting better & better
July/Aug
  Bridge cranes & monorails
Sept/Oct
   
IN THE CELLAR
  Construction
Jan/Feb
  Searching for the best
March/April
  Simple pleasures
May/June
  Soothing the savage beast
July/August
  Oregon vacation
Nov/Dec

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