Grapes, Wine

Michigan Wine Industry Research & Education Priorities

  1. Pest & disease detection and control, including mildews, phylloxera, and emerging biological issues
  2. Climate change impacts on Michigan’s wine industry
  3. Sustainable vineyard & winery practices with a focus on regenerative agriculture and soil health
  4. Sustainable water-use and solutions for wastewater/process water discharge
  5. Grapevine selection and new varieties for Michigan’s climatic conditions
  6. Frost impacts to Michigan vineyards for maximum survival & fruit quality

Updated October 2023