Fri, 6 April 2018
This episode features Thibaut Scholasch, founder and VP of Research and Development for Fruition Sciences. Our conversation gets deep into the weeds of technical viticulture. Fruition Sciences provides four technical vineyard services that track novel parameters within grapevines. Thibaut discusses those services chronologically as they are pertinent during the growing season and describes how viticulturists and winemakers can utilize the data to optimize inputs such as irrigation and Nitrogen fertilization. Thibaut has also created the Vintage Report seminar that is an annual gathering "connecting terroir and innovation."
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