Organic Vineyard Table & Wine Grapes


Workshop audio recording from the 2016 MOSES Organic Farming Conference.


Judith Reith-Rozelle
Saturday 1a

Learn how to develop a vineyard with organic grapes for wine and table. Topics include soil preparation, site selection, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), and trellising and pruning for disease management. Discover which cultivars/varieties are most resistant to disease and insect pressure in the Upper Midwest.

Judith Reith-Rozelle was assistant superintendent at the University of Wisconsin West Madison Agricultural Research Station, where she directed research on certified organic vegetables and winter-hardy seedless table grapes and wine grape varieties. She currently is a consultant on winter-hardy grapes, and received the 2014 Industry Person of the Year award from Wisconsin Grape Growers.