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Summer field visit

By Bart Arnst, Viticultural Consultant Mission Estate  Vineyard, 14th February 2011 A scorcher of a day which had field day participants looking for shade. The latest of the series of field days planned to show interested parties the progress of the … Continue reading

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Advisor’s update – December

By Bart Arnst, organic project advisor Mission Estate Vineyard, Tuesday 7th Dec. This was my second visit to Mission Estate as part of the focus vineyard comparison between an “in organic conversion” vineyard and a “conventional or agrichemically run vineyard.” … Continue reading

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December update from the vineyard

By Caine Thompson, Mission Estate Viticulturist On Bart’s arrival on the 7th of December for his second advisory visit to the vineyard, we discussed with Peter Holley (CEO, Mission Estate) the project to date and how it was progressing. At … Continue reading

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Focus vineyard project launches

Why organic? By Caine Thompson, Viticulturist & Vineyards Manager, Mission Estate There are a number of varying views about organic growing, and questions about whether it is achievable, whether it is cost effective, and whether fruit quality and quantity can be … Continue reading

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