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 1997

   
WINEGROWING
  What is a cool climate?
Jan/Feb
  Boeger excels at hillside grapegrowing
May/June
  Field performance of Zinfandel, Primitivo clones in a warm climate
May/June
  Beckstoffer Vineyards: Crafting balanced vines for quality wines
May/June
  Developing wine flavor in the vineyard
July/Aug
  Planting/redeveloping vineyards with hi-tech tools
July/Aug
  How row orientation and trellising affect growth, yield, quality, dry matter partitioning in Chardonnay vines
Sept/Oct
  Acidity, pH, and potassium for grapegrowers
Sept/Oct
  Seven growers share secrets for success
Sept/Oct
  Celebrating Zsigmond Teleki
Nov/Dec
  How far do you filter irrigation water?
Nov/Dec
   
WINEMAKING
  Sterling’s capacity increases 25%
Jan/Feb
  Ensuring quality in corks from Portugal
Jan/Feb
  How many barrels are needed in barrel trials?
Jan/Feb
  Coating agents for corks
Jan/Feb
  Expansion project reduces pumping at Byron Winery
Mar/April
  MLF in barrel impacts red wine style
May/June
  Benefits from automated refrigeration controls
May/June
  Effect of malolactic fermentation in barrels and tanks on red wine composition and quality
May/June
  Dos and Don’ts of converting to PS labels
July/Aug
  Seismic safety for the wine cellar
July/Aug
  Guide to visual analysis of corks
July/Aug
  Printing corks as a second label
July/Aug
  Developing a reserve program
Nov/Dec
   
VARIETAL REVIEW
  Pinot Blanc demands consumer attention
Jan/Feb
  Cabernet Franc goes solo
Mar/April
  How many ways to skin a Zin?
May/June
  Spotlighting Chardonnay vineyard designates
July/Aug
  Blending unique reds from Bordeaux varietals
Sept/Oct
  Sensually expressive Pinot Noir sourced from Bien Nacido Vineyards
Nov/Dec
   
SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS
  Winery management: Planning for success
Jan/Feb
  Going corporate
May/June
  Silver Oak prospers in Napa/Sonoma
Sept/Oct
  Start up or succession: Choosing the right entity

Nov/Dec

   
FOOD & WINE
   Pinot Blanc makes unique food matches
Jan/Feb
   Food style connects to wine matches
Mar/April
   
WINEMARKETING
  Savvy marketing: Winelicious Cuisine Cellars
Jan/Feb
  Guerrilla marketing persuasion
Jan/Feb
  Savvy marketing: Pairing of food and wine at the supermarket
Mar/April
  Insights into better tasting rooms
Mar/April
  The image your brand needs to succeed
May/June
  Tasting flights boost wine sales
May/June
  Romancing wine labels with hot stamped foil
July/Aug
  Savvy pairing of food and wine sparks media attention
July/Aug
  Insights into better tasting rooms: Hess collection winery (Napa, CA)
Sept/Oct
  Best selling non-wine tasting room items in 1997
Nov/Dec
  Wine industry public relations — What is PR?
Nov/Dec
   
SUPPLIER SHOWCASE
  Oak cooperage & supplies
Jan/Feb
  Winery equipment for grapes, juice, and wine
Mar/April
  Fermentation aids
May/June
  Packaging
July/Aug
  Professional services
Sept/Oct
  Vineyard equipment & supplies
Nov/Dec
   
HUMAN RESOURCES
  Communicating with Hispanic employees
Jan/Feb
  Outsourcing human resources
May/June
  Cross-gender issues in a cross-culture workplace

Sept/Oct

   
SMART VITICULTURE
  GDC works wonders
Jan/Feb
  Soil mapping: the key to wine quality
Mar/April
  Smart-Dyson looks sweet
May/June
  Choosing a trellis system — revisited
July/Aug
  Vineyards of the next millennium
Sept/Oct
  Fletcher’s fantastic lyre
Nov/Dec
   
WINERY WATER & WASTE
  Industrial gray water recycling
Jan/Feb
  Achieving electrical motor energy conservation big-time
Mar/April
  Groundwater disinfection may be required soon
May/June
  Final date for compliance with UST law rapidly approaching
July/Aug
  Backflow preventers: function, economics, and statutory history
Sept/Oct
  Backflow preventers, part II: plumbing configurations
Nov/Dec
   
WINE & HEALTH
  Moderate alcohol use research funded
Jan/Feb
  Can we recommend wine?
Sept/Oct
   
WINE LAWYER
  How the cat keeps its skin
Jan/Feb
  Spring tune-ups for grape contracts
Mar/April
  That’s where the road leads, all right, but about those intentions
May/June
  Populism, repeal, and distribution of power
July/Aug
  Interstate wine shipments to consumers
Nov/Dec
   
IN THE CELLAR
  Cellar rat ball
Jan/Feb
  It’s a mystery to me
Mar/April
  The ball and all
May/June
  Moving on
July/Aug
  Environmental factors
Sept/Oct
  In defense of the verboten
Nov/Dec
   
FREE RUN
  Where there’s smoke, there’s Merlot
Jan/Feb
  Reinvest for the future
Mar/April
  AVERN national research priorities
Mar/April
  Why winegrowing starts with people
May/June
  Good intentions on the road to hell
May/June
  First college-bonded teaching winery
July/Aug
  AVA serves the wine industry
Nov/Dec
     

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