Not only does this approach damage the environment, but can also create a vine which works against the soils rather than with it.
Today, this cavalier attitude is giving way to more sustainable viticulture techniques. Realising that better crops can be harvested a sustainable practice approach is being adopted and less pesticides and herbicides are being used. Wine-makers and growers are forging a much closer working relationship between the vine and soils.
Wine by its nature is organic, however, there are various approaches adopted by wine-makers and growers which are can be classed as sustainable. Here we investigate the various options which can be adopted which can be classed as:
- Minimal Intervention
Having spoken to many of our producers we are in a process catagorising which category the wine fall into so please take a moment to browse and understand each category fully.