World renowned wine writer and monthly Vineyard columnist Matthew Jukes will be conducting a structured wine tasting for 120 guests at this year’s Vineyard & Winery Show.Continue reading “Take part in Matthew Jukes’ Structured Wine Tasting”
A celebration of UK wine, a showcase of all that is best in the industry and a premier trade show.
The Vineyard & Winery Show, planned for 24 November 2021 at the Kent County Showground, will be an unmissable event for anyone working in viticulture.
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The 2021 planting season was a big one for Vine-Works Ltd. There have been a lot of ‘firsts’ for the business. Vineyards in far flung locations across the UK, record year, vine deliveries in December, post-Brexit vine importing, UK plant passports and the first year ever that Vine-Works has run two planting teams.Continue reading “2021 planting season”
Entering production in June 2021, the Mistral2 will be taking and updating the name of the outstanding Landini series of compact tractors. The new range features an extensive revolution engine wise, moving from the Yanmar Tier 3 to the Kohler Stage V compliant engine.Continue reading “A new twist to the market”
Vine-Works management and technical scouting – A sum greater than its parts.Continue reading “The vine post”
The Wiston Estate has enjoyed considerable success in recent years. Vineyard spoke to one of the founders to hear how it has achieved so much in such a short time.Continue reading “Establishing a legacy of excellence”
Young and forward-thinking winemaker Gareth Davies has led the charge with English Charmat – creating the ‘slightly illegitimate’, but now well recognised brand, Fitz.Continue reading “Meet the people behind the wines”
If you are looking to buy or rent ground, your search will have the best chance of success if you are aware of all the influences on the land market, not solely the agronomic aspects determining land’s desirability.Continue reading “7 factors to consider if acquiring land”
Good canopy management and a targeted fungicide programme are vital to reduce mildew and Botrytis risks over the next few weeks, as Hutchinsons’ Rob Saunders and Chris Cooper explain.Continue reading “Stay ahead of mildew and Botrytis”
Reducing the S02 doses
Socio-cultural developments have led to changes in wine consumption. Consumers are increasingly concerned by the composition of what they drink and in particular in the presence or absence of allergens, including sulphites.Continue reading “Sulphite reduction strategy during pressing”
Recognising a potential market, two Charmat method wines made from British grown grapes, were launched in 2017. Leading the charge are Flint vineyard in Norfolk and Fitz, a brand based at a winery in West Sussex. Vineyard finds out why the success of these two products has tempted more brands – some with significant volumes – to explore this exciting sector increasing the footfall of English wine drinkers.Continue reading “Charmat sparkles”
PIWI is a German abbreviation for Pilzwiderstandsfähig – which essentially means fungal resistant. These grape varieties have been bred and selected to have a high resistance to fungal diseases, so reducing the cost of inputs. Vineyard finds out why these innovative grape varieties have an important future in UK wine production.Continue reading “Here come the PIWIs”