When thinking of starting a vineyard, many questions come to
mind: Is the land suitable for growing grapes? What types of soils
are needed for successful grape and wine production? How much would
it cost to establish a vineyard and produce grapes?
Decisions regarding design and location will largely determine
the success and sustainability of a vineyard. The guides below
discuss factors to consider when planning a vineyard and suggest
resources to help in planning.
OSU Quick-start Resource Guide
eViticulture: A national
online viticulture resource containing the latest science-based
information for viticulturists.
ODA Developing your Oregon Vineyard
Also available for vineyard managers in Oregon is a pest
management guide produced by OSU Viticulture Extension Program.
2013 Pest Management Guide for Wine Grapes in
Oregon: This publication is revised annually to
include the newest information on pest control for diseases,
insects, weeds, and vertebrate pests.