Undervine weed control

Undervine weed control

Dry air, winter frosts, and beneficial insects make organic agriculture in Central Otago a fairly practical management tool; the outstanding proble...

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Vineyard soil sustainability

Vineyard soil sustainability

UN sustainable development goals include “to raise awareness of soil organic matter as a key attribute of soils to illustrate its importance for so...

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Divaricating plants

Divaricating plants

Imagine the Cromwell basin, a thousand years ago, before the arrival of Māori and their fires, and the later arrival of Europeans with agricultural...

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Terroir: myth or reality?

Terroir: myth or reality?

Terroir, and its expression from individual vineyards, is a topic that arouses a passionate response from almost every winegrower.  Do soils really...

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