Articles for Vineyard Management
A Scout’s Tale
1 December 2019
The role of a vineyard technical scout is essentially to spot any disease as early as possible so action can be taken to avoid its…Read more
1 September 2019
It is a well-known fact that happy employees are more productive at work and much more likely to exceed targets. The opportunity to create a…Read more
Summer Canopy Management.
1 July 2019
Timing is critical when managing your vine’s canopy. There are myriad tasks andprocedures which can sculpt your vine at its various phenological stages through the…Read more
Looking for Jail Bars.
1 June 2019
By the time this article goes to press most growers will have completed shoot removal and shoot selection / crown thinning and will be looking…Read more
Preparation is Key.
1 May 2019
With 2019’s planting season underway, the thought of harvest may seem a long way off. Yet, as with most things in life: preparation is key.…Read more
Time to Start Thinking About Scouting.
1 March 2019
“Knowledge is power” is the idiom, but knowledge is now about data. Data gathering in the vineyard is the most effective way to give a…Read more
Dealing with Pruning Wounds.
1 February 2019
As most vineyards are well under way with their winter pruning, I thought it would be prudent to discuss the options of pruning paints. By…Read more
Pruning Techniques to Help Mitigate Frost Damage.
1 January 2019
Spring frosts have clearly been an issue for many UK grape growers over the yearswith some losing a devastatingly large amount of fruit in 2016…Read more
Thoughts from Seasonal Vineyard Staff – the Backbone of UK Viticulture.
1 November 2018
The growth of UK viticulture has been rapid in the past decade. But a large percentage of the new producers don’t come from a traditional…Read more