Grape Reporter

Peru begins harvesting record table grape crop as exporters predict difficult season

The Grape Reporter spoke with a number of Peruvian exporters to get their insight into the upcoming campaign and assess the challenges it faces both abroad and at home.
October 14 , 2021

Grey mold in table grapes: Symptoms and control

Symptoms of gray mold in table grapes are visible in various aerial organs of the plant, flowers, tender shoots and berries from veraison to harvest and also postharvest.
October 14 , 2021

Agronometrics in Charts: The lessons in 20 years of U.S. grape market data

Looking back on two decades of grape market data in the U.S. market can reveal quite a bit about how the category has developed, where it is today and where it could be headed.
October 14 , 2021

Sun World promotes Melillo to Vice President of Grower Support Services

Sun World International LLC has appointed Michele Melillo to the new position of Vice President of Grower Support Services. Melillo recently managed the company’s agronomic support activities.
October 14 , 2021

Grape industry leaders awarded by Spain's Apoexpa at Fruit Attraction

Organized by the Association of Producers-Exporters of Fruit, Table Grapes and Other Agricultural Products (Apoexpa), the awards ceremony was held on the second night of the international trade fair to distinguish people who support the growth and internationalization of the Murcian table grape sector.
October 14 , 2021

Hazel Tech to host Quality Summit featuring global insights on table grapes

The virtual event, to be held on Friday, October 15, 2021, will feature discussions on the latest grape quality research and global market trends.
October 13 , 2021

"The ramifications of these current issues are going to last years": Q&A with Vanguard Direct President on grape business

The Grape Reporter recently caught up with Dirk Winkelmann, President at Vanguard Direct, one of the world's leading grape suppliers, to hear some of his thoughts on where the industry is heading, the 2021-22 season, and the significant disruption that lies ahead.
September 28 , 2021

I’ve planted the new grape varieties. Now what?

"New varieties are like popular music. What is now classic rock was the vanguard of its epoch," says John Pandol.
September 28 , 2021

State of the Grape Market - September, 2021

Decofrut presents the State of the Market for table grapes during September, looking at supply, demand and pricing for three markets - the U.S., Europe and China.
September 28 , 2021

U.S.: Table grape storage numbers the same as previous season in first report

Check out a list of the numbers of box the specific varieties and varietal groups listed in the report, compared to 2020's figures.
September 21 , 2021