Terroir is a topic of great interest & controversy to the viticulture & fine wine community. It comprises soil, climate & topography - being the influence a site or 'place' has on wine. It is a major part of each wine’s story. Come and hear experts in the field speak about terroir at this vineyard field day & forum in the beautiful Adelaide Hills. Learn about terroir, how it affects grape & wine characteristics & distinctiveness, and how it can become part of the story of every fine wine.
On Thursday 16 November 2017 at 9:00am
9:00 am: Bus leaves Waite Rd, Waite Campus, Urrbrae (near Main Blding entrance).
9:30 - 12:00 midday: Shaw & Smith vineyard sites at Lenswood & Balhannah
12:00 - 5:00 pm: Lunch & afternoon forum, Grainery Rm, Hahndorf Old Mill Hotel
6:00 pm: Bus returns to Waite Campus.
With: Dr Paul Horne & Matthew Wilson
What: Integrated Pest management Workshop
When: Wednesday 20th September 2017, 9AM – 12PM (morning Tea and Lunch included)
Where: Golding Wines Cellar Door, 52 Western Branch Road, Lobethal.
Who: 15 places open for Viticulture
RSVP: DJ’s Woodside, 8389 7022, or email@example.com, by COB Friday 15th September.
Aerial remote sensing - NDVI
Grower Information Session,
Thursday 14th September, 10am - 12pm
McLaren Vale Visitor's Centre
DJ's will be hosting a grapegrower information session in mid-September at the visitor's center in McLaren Vale. At the session we will outline DJ's NDVI mapping and zone mapping capabilities, including satellite and UAV 'drone' acquired imagery to evaluate crop/canopy density and stress. We will also report on precision mulch/compost spreading work completed in the region this winter.
Other topics we will be discussing include information on growing organic wine grapes and the organic certification process, an overview of DJ's Moisture Sense service of continous soil moisture logging.
Join us on the morning for some FREE information and morning tea provided - RSVP by 6th September to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Informal lunch meeting to exchange ideas and knowledge held under Chatham House rules. Lunch table at Mullygrub newly opened in McLaren Vale Main Street.
Open exchange of information, policy, practice and business techniques.
What are you working on? Gaps you see? Help needed?
Suits agri-business owners, small business, wine tourism operations.
Why Chatham House rules?
When a meeting is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.
RSVP to email@example.com