Grapes (Copyright ARS Scott Bauer).
Sustainable, natural and organic practices can improve the economic, environmental and social rewards of grape growing. Find information from the leaders in sustainable grape culture and general grape production and marketing information from universities in the top grape producing regions of the United States.

USDA. National Agricultural Library.

Searches for books in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA) on culturing grapes with sustainable practices including organic production.


Resources for starting and managing vineyards, inclusive of muscadine, table, and wine grapes. Resources also available in Spanish. Use the Tags to help find resources of interest.

Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Service.

Information and research about raising grapes in Michigan including the current growing season and weather, integrated pest management (IPM) and scouting guides, cultural practices, the Michigan grape industry, and training events. Most information on this site will be of interest to growers in similar climates.

National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

Production and marketing information for tree, bramble, vine and other fruits is available under the Fruits section. The publication Grapes: Organic Production is of special interest to winegrowers.

Texas A&M University. Department of Horticultural Sciences.

Grape growing, marketing, research, and weather information and news specific to Texas, but of use to others in the Southern United States.

University of California - Davis.

Resources for the professional grapegrower and winemaker and for the home winemaker. Also includes links to research project summaries.

The Pennsylvania State University.

Covers topics including grape growing, disease management, marketing, and wine making. Providesarticles, guides and videos.