Viticulture faces a turning point. We are beginning to realise that the way wine grapes are being grown is not truly sustainable.
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The Quorum Sense Regenerative Viticulture Case Study Trailer
This Quorum Sense case study looks at the 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.
Days of wine and olives: how the old farming ways are paying off in Spain
The ‘no-plough’ regenerative methods adopted in small vineyards have spread to olive groves and leading wine producers – boosting biodiversity and profits
Regenerative agriculture needs a reckoning
Why avoiding uncomfortable conversations about equity, race, and access threatens to spoil a nascent movement’s environmental promise
The Vineyard Team
Arising from growers’ interest to educate and guide themselves towards sustainable winegrowing practices, the Vineyard Team has become an internationally recognised leader in the sustainability movement.
Holistic Grazing Sheep in Vineyards at Greystone Wines
Greystone Wines have been winter grazing the neighbouring farmers sheep since the vineyard was established, typically from May-September.
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
Setting up and implementing result-based carbon farming mechanisms in the EU
The EU has published this technical guidance on implementing a carbon farming mechanism in the EU. Opportunities and challenges are identified, based on analysis of EU carbon farming schemes implemented or trialled over recent decades.
Regenerative Agriculture: An agronomic perspective
An academic paper exploring the difficulties in researching regenerative agriculture from an agronomic perspective.