Practical Winery
65 Mitchell Blvd, San Rafael, CA 94903
phone: 415-453-9700 ext 102
email: Office@practicalwinery.com
EDITORIAL INDEX 2008
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WINEGROWING  
Lodi rules – certified wines enter the market Jan/Feb
WINEMAKING  
Joseph Phelps Vineyards – New fermentors for gentle handling Jan/Feb
Brassfield Estate Winery &ndash Grapes received with care and efficiency Jan/Feb
Relationship between tannin concentration, variety, quality, and consumer preference Mar/Apr
Nitrogen management – critical for wine flavor and style May/Jun
Oxygen ingress into the bottle Jul/Aug
HACCP Plan: Winemakers check sulfur-like off odors Jul/Aug
PG&E studies electrodialysis for cold stability Sep/Oct
Functions and benefits of oak barrels for fermentation/élevage Nov/Dec
GRAPEGROWING  
Testing for diseases in the vineyard Jan/Feb
Precision Viticulture technologies to improve pruning efficiencies Mar/Apr
Future of the Wine Industry – Climate change science Mar/Apr
Vineyard mechanization – Achieving consistent quality and yield Mar/Apr
California – Clonal development of Chardonnay Mar/Apr
18 key areas of safe tractor operation Mar/Apr
Development of grapevines resistant to Pierce's disease May/Jun
Spring Mountain Vineyard – UC Berkeley introduces beneficial insects to control vine mealybugs May/Jun
UCCE releases costs of growing grapes May/Jun
California, France, Italy – Chardonnay clonal development, Part II May/Jun
Three weed species have developed glyphosate-resistance Jul/Aug
Performance of drip irrigation systems – Time changes everything Jul/Aug
Leafroll virus threatens California vineyards Sep/Oct
Certified Organic Viticulture – Spottswoode Vineyard cultivates green tradition Nov/Dec
Temecula grapevines coexist with GWSS / PD Nov/Dec
Colorado – Cultivating winegrapes at high elevation Nov/Dec
WINE MARKETING  
Wine label design – Success strategies for a saturated market Jan/Feb
Are you selling 1,000 cases online? Jan/Feb
Top 10 reasons I will click away from your website Jan/Feb
Is the three tier system a bad idea? May/Jun
Does California have the capacity to compete in 2010? May/Jun
Through trial and error – A virtual winery in the making Jul/Aug
Employing 100% winery-direct strategy in California Jul/Aug
Colorado Grown appeals to consumers seeking local wines Nov/Dec
Consumer research leads to "Riesling Taste Profile" Nov/Dec
VARIETAL REVIEW  
Balanced blends – Crafting accessible Cabernet Sauvignon Jan/Feb
Albariño – Spanish white gains U.S. foothold Sep/Oct
WINERY DESIGN  
Woollaston Winery blends into rural New Zealand landscape Jan/Feb
High-tech Stoller Winery achieves small ecological footprint May/Jun
IN MEMORIAM  
Ed Weber, Napa County viticulture advisor Mar/Apr
Robert Mondavi Jul/Aug
SUPPLIER SHOWCASE  
Winery Equipment Jan/Feb
Vineyard Equipment, Supplies & Services Mar/Apr
Winemaking Supplies May/Jun
Packaging Jul/Aug
Professional Services Sep/Oct
Cooperage Nov/Dec
SMART VITICULTURE  
National Grape Registry – UC Davis Reply Jan/Feb
The third plague? Syrah red leaf disorder Mar/Apr
Vines, wines, and more heat... May/Jun
History repeats itself with grapevine breeding Sep/Oct
INDUSTRY NEWS  
UC Davis gives Awards of Distinction to Karen Ross / Jerry Lohr Jan/Feb
250 attend first international O2inWines(TM) conference on oxygen management Sep/Oct
PACKAGING  
Rodney Strong Vineyards – Accumulation tables overcome unstable tapered bottles Jul/Aug
Two Mountain Winery – Next generation, new packaging New look for an old performer Jul/Aug
PERSONNEL POINT OF VIEW  
Fire, Aim, Ready Jan/Feb
Successful talent acquisition May/Jun
Management metrics: It's all in the numbers Jul/Aug
Leadership in action Sep/Oct
Go for the goal Nov/Dec
WINE BUSINESS  
Obstacles and strategies for success – Ownership transitions in the wine industry May/Jun
Wineries continue to struggle with direct-to-consumer shipping laws Jul/Aug
2008-2009 State of the Wine Industry – Effective marketing/sales strategies determine success

Sep/Oct
SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT  
NGWI pursues sustainability agenda Sep/Oct
WINE/GRAPE RESEARCH  
Sustainable approaches to viticulture and winemaking Jul/Aug
COMPLIANCE  
Avoid the ten most common compliance errors Jan/Feb
Preparing for a TTB visit Mar/Apr
Self-distribution for wineries May/Jun
Hospitality compliance guidelines for California wineries Jul/Aug
SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS  
Five financing options for solar energy Jan/Feb
WINE MICROBIOLOGY  
Achieving desired wine quality and style is a balancing act Jan/Feb
Common solutions / Unique alternatives – Prevention/management of wine spoilage microorganisms Mar/Apr
Human health concerns associated with wine microorganisms May/Jun
Cost of reactive wine microbe management Jul/Aug
Instituting a winery sanitation program Sep/Oct
Next 2,4,6-TBA in the U.S. wine industry Nov/Dec
FREE RUN  
Advocacy plays vital role in wine industry's success Nov/Dec
How to grow better wine Nov/Dec

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