Ongoing courses are offered on vineyard establishment, irrigation, etc through the UC Davis Extension program.
Here's some to help you as you get started:
- Growing Grapes in the Foothills
- General Information on Integrated Viticulture
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM) at UC IPM Online
- Grapevine Quarantines
- Vine Mealybug
- Powdery Mildew
- Sierra Grape Growers Association
- Placer County Wine & Grape Association
- Placer County Vintners Association
Additional information can be found at your County Extension offices.
Other UC Resources
UC Integrated Viticulture
Information on every aspect of growing table and wine grapes.
UC Davis Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center
Publications, organizations, information on grape production.
Information on the cost of establishing a vineyard and producing winegrapes.
Information on and pictures of pests and management recommendations.
Sustainable Production Practices
California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance
Cover Crops Resource Page
Cover Cropping Systems for Organically Farmed Vineyards
Grapes: Organic Production (ATTRA)
National Organic Program Information
USDA Sustainable Viticulture
UC ANR Sustainable Agriculture Grape Growing Publications.
UC ANR Publications are available in county Cooperative Extension office.
Vineyard management and winemaking classes.
Information on varieties, tonnage, prices paid for winegrapes. We are in Crush District 10.
UC Davis Foundation Plant Services
Grape importing program with both quarantine facilities and a disease detection & elimination lab.