Today it is possible to start a grape growing vineyard on your own. Grape growing requires two types of locations to grow grapes; one is called the traditional and the other is non-traditional
It is fortunate that many backyard grape growers have had much success in establishing grape vineyards in non-traditional areas.
There are traditional requirements of climate and soil but for the backyard grape growing you can do it without much worry if you can follow good guidelines.
Looking for the perfect area for a new vineyard? If you are, always remember that grape vines require easy access to direct sunlight if they are to bloom and grow adequately.
First 3 years are critical in the life of a vine for all kinds. They all will certainly need open air and plenty of sunshine.
Remember there are may be few you who recommend that these two are not important. But be aware of fungi problems without open space straight off and without sunlight you will across a series other problems with your vines.
Why do you need a vineyard?
You can have multiple reasons to start one:
1. You are going to be one of the large groups of new budding grape enthusiasts who are contemplating staring one.
2. Wine production facilities have been established continually throughout many states in the US, but grape production has fallen behind.
There will be always demand for more and more grapes for the wine industry. All your grapes will have ready demand from them since there has been no history of wine industry ever going out of business in history.
3. Regions produce different wines and some need high quality grapes for regional wines like Cabernet.
4. Having a vineyard means you can enjoy the sunlight and work the earth to produce top class, tasty grapes.
5. The soil requirement is not there any in the backyard soil will do. There will be some initial expense but it is justified since you have a good market to make it up.
Important Note: Like other agricultural undertakings, starting your own vineyard will require you to invest a significant amount of capital upfront. Exploring your financing options is a logical first step in the process of acquiring viable land for the up-and-coming vineyard.