Tamlin Currin from JancisRobinson.com poses the question whether regenerative viticulture could be the answer to wine producers becoming front-line generals in the battle to save our planet.
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The effectiveness of tillage and cover crops
Alistair Nesbitt reviews a recent paper studying the effects of growing cover crops and avoiding tilling on a range of different soil types to determine the effect on carbon storage in the soil
Improving Soil & Vine Health at Greystone Wines
Greystone Wines have a very low input direct plant nutrition programme that simply involves the addition of seaweed to all spray passes.
Sown wildflowers between vines increase beneficial insect abundance and richness in a British vineyard
This study investigated the effect on beneficial insects of different methods of increasing wildflowers in vine inter-rows. 5 treatments were applied: The researchers found that, by the second year of the study, there were significantly higher levels of beneficial insects in the sown rows and the row left to regenerate naturally compared to the mowed […]
The Launch of the RVF at London’s 67 Pall Mall
The RVF launch included speakers Mimi Casteel, Miguel Torres, Dr Jamie Goode and Jancis Robinson MW. Hosted by Justin Howard-Sneyd MW and Stephen Cronk.
Regenerative Viticulture at Holdaway Vineyards
This Quorum Sense case study looks at the regenerative innovation occurring on two very different vineyards – a large family owned and operated vineyard in Marlborough producing high quality savingnon blanc, and a smaller vertically integrated vineyard in the Waipara hills producing a diversity of organic wines.
The Regenerative Agriculture Podcast
A show for professional growers looking to greatly increase crop quality, yield, and profit.
Organic mulches as an alternative for under-vine weed management in Mediterranean irrigated vineyards
Under-vine weed management treatments compared: The researchers found that the mulches increased grape yields and reduced maximum soil temperatures. A 15cm mulch is an expensive input, but may reduce tractor passes in seasonal floor management and water usage due to reduced evaporation.
Regenerative Agriculture: An agronomic perspective
An academic paper exploring the difficulties in researching regenerative agriculture from an agronomic perspective.