The Regenerative Viticulture Foundation frequently hosts and participates in events, both virtual and physical. The dates and details of these events can be found here. If you would like to share an event to be listed here, please get in touch.
Napa Green weed management event
Learn about equipment and tools being used for herbicide-free weed management. See tools in action and ask questions. Plus sheep in the vineyard and goats for adjacent land management and fire fuel thinning
4th PIWI Summit
Sustainable viticulture with fungus-resistant grape varieties, with a focus on Portuguese grape varieties
Slow Wine Fair, Bologna
‘International fair for good, clean, fair wine’. Sessions, masterclasses and around 1000 wineries from Italy and beyond. This year’s theme is soil fertility and the Slow Wine Fair is launching “…an appeal to remedy soil degradation. We need a wholesale change in our approach to agriculture: a shift from conventional agriculture and viticulture, which are currently prevalent, to agroecology. This approach emphasizes the conservation of biodiversity, the protection of the landscape, and the integration of appropriate technological innovations.”
Napa Green Grazing Field Day
Grazing for vineyard health and fire resilience: ways to use sheep in the vineyard and employ grazing animals for woodland management, addressing both fire fuel reduction and post fire recovery. An opportunity to delve into regenerative practices for your vineyard
Launch of new agroecology group, Gascony
Alain CANET and Jean-Francois AGUT launch a new agroecology in Vic-Fezensac. A technical meeting place for agronomy for technicians and farmers looking to make the transition.
Regen winegrowing workshop with Kelly Mulville at Paicines Ranch
Hosted by the Paicines Ranch Learning Centre, this two-day workshop will lead participants to a deeper understanding of the practical and economic benefits of partnering with nature using consistently sound decisions. This is an amazing opportunity to learn from leaders in RV, in both classroom and in the regenerative vineyard at Paicines.
For winegrape growers, wine producers, vineyard managers, students, educators and anyone who has a passion for growing ecosystem health while producing high-quality wine and food.
EcoVineyards Regional Events
Join agroecologist Dr Mary Retallack, Regional On-ground Coordinators (ROCs) and a range of special guests to learn about the national EcoVineyards programme and how ground cover plants can be used to benefit vineyards and improve soil health. This year’s events are post vintage ground cover and hydroseeding, focusing on functional biodiversity
- Hunter Valley, Brokenwood Wines, 7 May
- Orange, See Saw Wines, 9 May
- Yarra Valley, Chandon, 13 May
- Mornington Peninsula, Quealy Wines, 15 May
- Margaret River, Juniper Estate, 23 May
- Clare Valley, Skillogalee Estate, 28 May
- Adelaide Hills, Howard Vineyard, 30 May
- Langhorne Creek, Bremerton Wines, 31 May
Kelly Mulville tours New Zealand
Organic Wines New Zealand brings Kelly back over for an in depth tour focusing on biodiversity, ecology and creating climate change resilience
- Central Ortago 7 June
- North Canterbury 10 June
- Marlborough 12 June
- Hawke’s Bay 14 June
Course on Sustainable water and soil management for resilient viticulture, Zaragoza
Opportunity to attend this advanced course from leading experts on the intricate balance of soil-water relationships, exploring soil-plant-atmosphere interactions crucial for grapevine health and equipping you with strategies for sustainable soil and water management (OIV and CIHEAM Zaragoza). Applications welcome from degree holders, who are public and private managers and decision-makers, agronomists, environmentalists, technical advisors, experts from R&D institutions involved in water and soil management in viticulture.
World Living Soils Forum
Moet Hennessy and ChangeNOW bring a 2nd international soil conservation forum to Arles