In this issue

Hidden springs eternal: From campsite to vineyard, from IT to winemaking, Hidden Spring and its owners have travelled a long way in a short time.
A viticulturist's diary: Sam Doncaster recounts what he is doing at Rebschule Freytag, in Germany's Pfalz region and ventures his opinion about the sort of cutting edge practices he is dealing with.
Are weeds welcome? Sharing space with other plants such as weeds – impacts the vine both positively and negatively as can weed control methods.
Demonstration of under-vine cultivation: Growers gather to see scientifically-proven mechanical weeding solutions in action.
In conversation... The retiring head of the Wine & Spirits Education Trust, Ian Harris gives a valedictory message:
Education, education, education.