CBS: California Wine Goes High-Tech

3/28/2019 6:46:05 AM

California Wine Goes High-Tech

CBS Sacramento | March 27, 2019 | ORIGINAL LINK

NAPA COUNTY, Calif – Forget about stomping on grapes with your bare feet, wine-making just went high-tech. Felix is an intelligent wine-making assistant at the Palmaz Vineyards.

Felix makes constant adjustments ensuring temperatures are at the right level for the wine. This helps make sure each grape vine gets the necessary amount of water so the wine is the best it can be.

For the vineyard, there is data analyzed by software with a cool name, VIGOR.  It can tell how much water each plant needs.  The software makes sure each plant has the right amount of water, no more, no less.