Grapevines at a vineyard
Updated: June 23, 2021
By Dr. Joseph Fiola

Rootstock selection resources for determining the best grape varieties and grapevines for new vineyards.

Factors to Consider when Selecting Grapevine Rootstocks - Virginia Cooperative Extension

Ordering Grapevine Cuttings and Plants from Nurseries

Information has been adapted from a three-part article that appeared in American Vineyard magazine, April, May, and June 1996. - By Jim Wolpert and Andy Walker, University of California, Davis

Parts of the Grape Vine: Roots - Ed Hellman, Texas AgriLife Extension

Resistant Rootstocks for New York Vineyards

L.A. Lider and Nelson Shaulis, New York's Food and Life Sciences Bulletin, No. 45, August 1974.

New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva

Other Important Resources

  • Timely Viticulture

  • Resources

Organizations/University Resources

  • Maryland Wineries Association

  • Maryland Grape Growers Association

  • Penn State Extension Wine & Grapes U.

  • MSU Extension Grapes

  • Virginia Tech Viticulture Extension Resources