Over the last ten years, knowledge of rootstocks and trellises has exploded as California?s vineyard acreage has been replanted and expanded. Simultaneously, opinions about what constitutes appropriate canopy management across a variety of sites has also changed dramatically. A panel of experts will discuss how trellis and rootstock choices have changed and which of these changes has improved quality and optimized production costs. They will also address how rootstock and trellis decisions will change in the future as the California industry copes with an expanding and
increasingly competitive international wine market.