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November update from the vineyard

By Caine Thompson, Vineyard Manager, Mission Estate The later part of spring has seen conditions more settled than early spring with warmer temperatures being reported around Hawkes Bay. As a result spring growth has been steady after a slow start … Continue reading

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Organic advisor’s report

By Bart Arnst, Viticultural Consultant     This was the first visit to Mission Estate as part of the focus vineyard comparison between an “in organic conversion” vineyard and a “conventional or agrichemically run vineyard.” We initially had an in-office … Continue reading


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