Wednesday, July 31, 2013 12:00 am
Get the oak barrels and stainless steel tanks ready. Local wine grape experts say harvest will come about two weeks early this year.
Saturday, February 23, 2013 12:00 am
When Brandon Sywassink arrives at a vineyard and hops out of his truck, the first tool he reaches for isn't a pair of pruning shears or work gloves. Sywassink boots up his iPad and opens an app called LandView to see what tasks are on the list for this particular plot of land. This time of year, that might include mowing between each row, tying up vines or repairing wires.
Brandon Sywassink checks his tablet computer for a list of tasks to be done at a vineyard on Victor Road in Victor on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:00 am
After the runaway international success of their Gnarly Head
wines, the Indelicato family seems to be up to their old tricks
with their newish Brazin Vineyards brand. Although those who know
Lodi well also know that what the Indelicatos do is really no
trick: They're simply smart enough to be bullish about all the
beautiful, reasonably priced fruit from 30- to 100 plus-year-old
vineyards out there for the taking in Lodi.
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 10:00 pm
Local poll workers said Tuesday's election appeared to go off
without a hitch, although they were surprised by what appeared to
be a low voter turn-out.
Thursday, July 13, 2006 10:00 pm
Choosing tractors over suits and ties, a new generation of local
farmers is bucking the state trend by entering an increasingly