Evaluating Cold Hardy Wine Grape Maturity

SKU A4154

Author(s) Amaya Atucha, Janet van Zoeren.

Monitoring fruit ripening is a critical step in determining the optimal time to harvest grapes to ensure higher fruit quality for wine production. This fact sheet provides information on how to properly sample berries in the vineyard and how to measure sugar, acidity, and pH to estimate fruit maturity (4 pages; 2018).