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.
Articles that may be of interest
Minimising Disturbance Under-Vine at Holdaway Vineyards
The Holdaways goals for under vine management across the majority of their vineyards are to minimise herbicide use and tractor passes while also minimising competition with the high producing vines.
Is regenerative viticulture the answer?
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.
What Is Regenerative Agriculture? A Review of Scholar and Practitioner Definitions Based on Processes and Outcomes
A paper reviewing literature and practitioners mentioning regenerative agriculture, useful for gaining a greater understanding of the different uses and definitions of the term.
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.
Deploying Sheep in the Vineyard
Research from UC Davis Ph.D. candidate and agroecology researcher Kelsey Brewer indicates that sheep grazing can enhance carbon sequestration and improve soil health, microbial biomass and nutrient content in vineyards.
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
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
Podcast: What is Regenerative Viticulture?
Wine journalist Stacy Briscoe talks to Jason Haas of California’s Tablas Creek Vineyard and the RVF’s Richard Leask about their interpretations and definitions of Regenerative Viticulture.