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High tech vineyards

>> Tuesday, September 19, 2006

040717-5-k7-12-0025Some California vineyards have gone literally high tech. It is probably a contamination from the neighbouring Silicon Valley, or at least indirectly. High Tech ex-executives invest their earned millions in vineyards and cannot completely leave the technology behind. Some examples: sap flow sensors on the vines, linked to irrigation systems of course, laboratory equipment (called titrator) costing $15000 to test for every thing you’d want to know about a must or a wine, humidity sensors in the ground etc. Read more on


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