Category Archives: Viticulture

Save The Grapes: Pest Control in the Vineyard

You don’t mind sharing but sometimes hungry nature doesn’t know when to stop.

Cellarmasters of Los Angeles’ President Andy Cordadeshi shares some of his home vineyard pest management ideas. Check out his vid on YouTube and also on SHW’s website (click on More Resources tab and choose Home Viticulture).

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Video: Hot July Weather – Watering Your Vines

Hot summer temperatures are forecasted for this coming week. Wondering if  your vines need water? Andy Coradeschi, with the SoCal home winemaking club Cellarmasters of Los Angeles, has posted a video on the Cellarmasters YouTube channel. Follow Andy as he inspects his vines and explains when he’ll be irrigating them again.

More home viticulture videos here.



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Dip and Grow on Cuttings?

SHW member Mike Anderson asks:

Does anyone have success using dip and grow on cuttings to promote root growth for creating new vines?

Please respond to Mike at

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