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 1995

WINEGROWING
  Field performance of six Chardonnay clones
Jan/Feb
  Viognier — A taste of the future
Jan/Feb
  Yield estimation for wine grapes
Mar/Apr
  Vineyard development/operation costs
Mar/Apr
  Water management in North Coast (CA)
Mar/Apr
  New shelters for young vines
Mar/Apr
  Barn owls in the vineyard: Nature’s rodent-control specialists
May/June
  Losing crop to Inflorescence Necrosis?
May/June
  Creating raptor habitat in your vineyard
Jul/Aug
  Dealing with late season vine stress
Jul/Aug
  Diagnosing vineyard problems
Sep/Oct
  Improving quality with managed irrigation
Sep/Oct
   
WINEMAKING
  Cork Quality Council seminars for winery hospitality staff
Jan/Feb
  Assuring cork quality: A sampling guide
Jan/Feb
  Dispelling the over-oaked myth
Jan/Feb
  American white oak — Is it time for a regional classification system?
Jan/Feb
  Yeasts isolated from spontaneous fermentations of grape musts in California and Italy, a genetic investigation
May/June
  Yeast: Should you inoculate?
May/June
  New method to assess wine quality
May/June
  Franciscan wines express terroir
Sep/Oct
  Creating a dosage
Nov/Dec
   
VARIETAL REVIEW
  Sangiovese — no limit to variations
Jan/Feb
  Russian River Valley Pinor Noir
Mar/April
  Viognier — Meeting vineyard and cellar challenges
May/June
  Semillon/Chardonnay — A unique balance
July/Aug
  Diversity in Sonoma County Merlot

Sept/Oct

 
FOOD & WINE
  Sangiovese excites an American chef
Jan/Feb
  Culinary adventures with Viognier
May/June
  Sem/Chard food matches take a direct approach
July/Aug
  Breaking the rules —Red wine with fish
July/Aug
   
WINEMARKETING
  Pioneering proprietary names, Part I,
Mar/Apr
  Marketing Sonoma Valley wines — The bigger the pie, the bigger the slice
May/June
  It pays to act a little crazy — or — What it really takes to sell wine
May/June
  Non-wine sales boost profits: Making your tasting room profitable, Part V
May/June
  Pioneering proprietary names, Part II
May/June
  Increase winery sales, improve the bottom line, and have more fun
July/Aug
  Wine on Line: Chateau Cyberspace
Sept/Oct
 
SUPPLIER SHOWCASE
  Oak cooperage
Jan/Feb
  Equipment for grapes, juice and wine
Mar/April
  Packaging (bottles/corks/capsules/shippers)
July/Aug
  Services and supplies
Sept/Oct
  Vineyard equipment and supplies
Nov/Dec
   
FACILITY PLANNING
  Getting the edge on stem conveyance
July/Aug
  Energy incentives for wineries
Nov/Dec
  Getting the most from winery design
Nov/Dec
   
ADMINISTRATION
  Invest in an employee handbook
July/Aug
  Inexpensive recognition programs
Sept/Oct
  Preparing for employee termination
Nov/Dec
   
SMART VITICULTURE/ Dr. Richard Smart
  World’s best viticulture practices
Jan/Feb
  The South is coming to a shop near you
Mar/April
  Mechanization and labor in vineyards
May/June
  Row orientation in vineyards
July/Aug
  Is birthing a classic wine getting easier?
Sept/Oct
  World class vineyard in Sonoma Co., CA
Nov/Dec
   
WINERY DESIGN with Dr. David Storm
  How water softener-brine discharges affect your septic tanks and leach fields
Jan/Feb
  Waterborne parasite causes problems
Mar/April
  Something new in living sound walls and odor barriers
May/June
  Fencing, security locks, and signs
July/Aug
  Gray water recycling and reuse
Sept/Oct
  Contour disposal fields in Nova Scotia
Nov/Dec
   
WINE & HEALTH with Dr. Wells Shoemaker
  Changing the emperor’s new clothes
Jan/Feb
  Fat and the moderate drinker
May/June
  Corkscrews or track shoes?
Sept/Oct
  Eluding the reaper
Nov/Dec
 
WINE LAWYER with R. Corbin Houchins
  What’s intellectual about property?
Jan/Feb
  Taxation without representation
Mar/April
  Distribution law update
May/June
  Paperwork, paperwork
Nov/Dec
   
IN THE CELLAR with Jake Lorenzo
  Punish drunk drivers, not Jake
Jan/Feb
  Gimme a Jake
May/June
  Jake’s guide to New Orleans
Sept/Oct
   
WINERY ECONOMICS
  Profitability in the wine industry
Nov/Dec
   
FREE RUN
  Setting U.S. wines apart
Mar/April
  Pecking away at the dinosaur
Nov/Dec
   
NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR GRAPES & WINE
  DRiWater and garlic for grapes
Jan/Feb
  New concepts in harvesting
Mar/April
   
HOME WINEMAKING
  Color extraction in red wine
July/Aug
   
GUERRILLA MARKETING
  Beware the dangers of pioneering
Mar/April
  Perils of showtime
July/Aug
  Introducing new wines effectively
July/Aug
     
     
     
     

Editorial Index 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
1998 , 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
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