I told you, Domini, that the vines were devoured by the phylloxera.
"The Garden Of Allah" by Robert Hichens
You Phylloxera, that are eating into our whole moral vine-crop!
"Three Dramas" by Björnstjerne M. Björnson
Is not barrenness of the soil responsible for disease in potatoes, for San Jose scale, Phylloxera, and other similar phenomena.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
The vineyards have been almost completely destroyed by the phylloxera.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
These galls are caused by a small louse, the phylloxera.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
THE PHYLLOXERA pest, which has wrought such havoc among vineyards throughout Europe, has invaded California also.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, January 1888" by Various
Many of the inhabitants yet alive can remember the phylloxera destroying them.
"Merry-Garden and Other Stories" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
At once the reconstruction of vineyards in Europe was begun by grafting the grapes on phylloxera-resistant roots.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
Want of rain and the phylloxera are constant anxieties at the Cape.
"The Last Voyage" by Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
Both of these are deadly poisons to the phylloxera as well as to man.
"The Galaxy, April, 1877" by Various
It was a traditional part of the Bordeaux blend until the phylloxera vineyard epidemic in Europe required replanting of vines on native American rootstock.
Food Chain / Food & Drink Pop-up dinner: "In Times of Phylloxera ".
While it sounds like a venereal disease or a type of periodontal infection, phylloxera is actually a tiny white louse that sucks the nutrients from the roots of grape vines, slowly killing the plants.
Colares is also one of the world's most unusual wine-growing zones, because its sandy soils are immune to the vine pest phylloxera.
Scion 's story sounds like a wine collector's fantasy: Made from grapes harvested in 1855, before phylloxera decimated the vineyards of Europe, it was aged in wood for over 150 years.
Founded in 1978, the winery has some of the most mature vineyards in the region, or – - given the extensive replanting of California vineyards to avoid further damage from the phylloxera louse – - in the country.