Demand for Grafted Grapevines
increase in vineyard planting throughout California over the past few years has
created a huge demand for grafted grapevines.
suppliers such as Novavine, who has the only production facility on the North
Coast, have experienced expediential increases in the demand for vines.
With sales double what they were in 2010, Novavine has been expanding its
infrastructure in order to keep up with the demand.
major need was more greenhouse space. This created an opportunity to
design and install a new state of the art greenhouse. The new greenhouse
will hold 595,000 vines at a time and will be filled at least twice during a
growing season, resulting in more than one million vines per year
new greenhouse facility features:
Rollup walls to provide natural cooling on average temperature days
A palletized traveling bench system
Both under bench and overhead heat to ensure optimum growing conditions
Duel boilers and pumping system to provide complete redundancy
State of the art monitoring and control systems
Quick connect hose attachments for ease of watering
is excited to embark on this new venture and will be opening their doors to
the public hosting the Grand Opening of their new growing facility at 6735
Sonoma Highway, Santa Rosa, CA on Friday, November 1st from
1pm – 4pm. CEO Jay Jensen and the entire staff will be joined by local
Sonoma County dignitaries, clients and vendors in a casual afternoon setting of
clonal wine tasting, pizza, tours of the new facility and discussions about
innovation in grapevine propagation.
Labels: Demand for Grafted Grapveines Expands Supplies, Novavine Open House Friday Nov. 1