This 2020 academic review underpins fundamentally the work of those engaged with regenerative viticulture, including the work of the Regenerative Viticulture Foundation, by highlighting a demonstrable link between soil health and the soil components of terroir. It then goes a step beyond and synthesizes the literature on how cover crops and compost application affect soil health, to finally identify knowledge gaps in viticultural practices which impact terroir.
Articles that may be of interest
Ecosystems and Human Well-Being
A UN-commissioned assessment conclusively linking ecosystem health and biodiversity to human well-being.
Jackson Family Pushes for Greater Action on Climate Change and Sustainability
California-based wine giant sets itself ambitious environmental goals for 2030 and urges other wineries to follow suit
New Challenges of Managing Soil
The Regenerative Viticulture Foundation partnered with the Porto Protocol to host their recent Climate Talk on Managing Soils.
Sheep in the Vineyard: First Insights into a New Integrated Crop-Livestock System in Central Europe
An academically-framed report of 34 interviews with European winegrowers on their experience of introducing grazing sheep into their vineyards.
Wineries Devoted To Sustainability Are Becoming The Rule, Not The Exception
A Forbes article detailing various wine brands making inroads into sustainable and regenerative winegrowing.
VidaCycle Regenerative Viticulture Series #3: Practicalities of Regenerative Viticulture; Dan Rinke with Luke Spalding
Dan Rinke and Luke Spalding in conversation, sharing their experiences, highs, and lows of transforming vineyards through regenerative viticulture.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Sixth Assessment Report
The IPCC report on climate change which lays out the most comprehensive current understanding and forecasts of global climate change.