By Cornell Cooperative Extension
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People have been making wine for thousands of years. So why are we still trying to figure out how it happens? This podcast is a discussion of vineyards, wineries and the science behind the art. It turns out there is a lot more to wine than initially meets the nose...
||CleanPresspad Podcast #11: Winter Injury||(Photos courtesy of James Monahan, Finger Lakes Grape Program) That’s right- the Presspad goes to 11. I bet you didn’t think we could do it. We didn’t necessarily think we could, either, but here we are for a new season. And what [...]||4/18/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresspad Podcast #10: New Varieties||Cornell has released two new grape varieties- Aromella and Arandell. In this episode of the Presspad we talk with grape breeder Bruce Reisch and enologist Anna Katharine Mansfield about how the grapes came to be released and named, and some of [...]||5/6/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresspad Podcast #9: Winery Sanitation||Want to know a dirty secret about the wine business? It’s mostly about keeping things clean. Sorry about that. Anyway, if the three most important words in real estate are “location, location, location,” then the three most important [...]||9/25/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresspad #8: Frost Damage||It was a strange spring in the East: March was unseasonably warm, and then April was all-too-seasonably cold. The result of these temperature ups and downs was frost damage to many fruit crops. What is frost damage? Is it permanent? Is it [...]||6/14/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresspad #7: eXtension, eViticulture, National Grape Community of Practice||By finding this post, you are confirming our suspicion that everybody does everything electronically these days. With the online universe being the go-to place for finding information, we in the business of providing information are trying to [...]||5/11/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresspad #6: Ice Wine||As I type this, I am looking at green grass and bright sunshine out my window in Mid-March. We did have winter in the northeast, however, and we even had a few days where it was cold enough to make one of the most exotic and challenging [...]||3/21/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresspad #5: 2011 on Long Island and in the Hudson Valley||In this episode we are joined by Alice Wise of the Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center and Steve Hoying from the Hudson Valley Laboratory to talk about the 2011 harvest from their perspective.||2/10/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresspad Podcast #4||From the Outside Looking In… Winemakers are constantly on guard against “cellar palate,” a condition contracted from tasting your wines and your wines only. At a certain point you can no longer recognize strengths and weaknesses that would [...]||12/23/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresspad Podcast #3||It was a very good year…or was it? In this edition of the Presspad pocast, we talk about the 2011 from a growing and winemaking perspective- the good, the not so good, and the weird. Of course, now that I’ve used the word “good” three [...]||11/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresspad Podcast #2||Botrytis in the vineyard and winery.||10/24/2011||Free||View in iTunes|