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Innovation & Sustainability

Cover Crops

27 Aug 2015 | BY Adele Schultz

Cover Crops By Charles Williams (Winemaker) As winegrowers we are very dependent on nature for our livelihood. The observation and study of nature never fails to amaze, breeding a thorough respect and love for these biological systems. As custodians of the ground, we need to apply integrated, biological systems to keep our soils alive and […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Barrels & Wine Part I & 2

27 Aug 2015 | BY Adele Schultz

Barrels & Wine Part I By Charles Williams (Winemaker) Barrels play an instrumental (although supporting role) in crafting complex, well rounded and integrated wines. First and foremost, it is important to remember that great wine is made from beautiful grapes, and that the final product should reflect the superiority and integrity of the grapes and […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Picking for Perfection Part I

10 Mar 2015 | BY Adele Schultz

Picking for Perfection – Part I By Charles Williams (Winemaker) One of the biggest considerations towards wine style, and contributors to grape and wine quality, is the moment at which you decide to harvest the grapes. When I think about the best wines I have ever tasted from all over the world one keyword always […]

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Innovation & Sustainability

Picking for Perfection Part II

24 Feb 2015 | BY Adele Schultz

Although the final decision is always based on taste, there are however a few scientific processes that are running in the background, constantly feeding us necessary information to take into consideration to make the best informed decision on when to harvest the berries. One of these is to identify each area in the vineyard that […]

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