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Cover cropping: alternative to herbicide use in the vineyard

By |November 23rd, 2016|

In viticulture, cover cropping refers to crop planting between and under the rows of vines, in order to improve the management of the vineyard. Cover cropping is no new invention, even though lately with the increased interest in organic and

Managing powdery mildew – organic way

By |October 28th, 2015|

Vine diseases don't care if you treat your vineyard in the normal or organic way. The only thing you can be sure about is, that you will have them no matter what. While conventional growers fight diseases with synthetic fungicides, organic growers have to search for more nature friendly solutions.

French organic wines

By |October 21st, 2015|

Organic production is rapidly growing over the past few years, largely due to the consumer demands for high quality food. Not only production of organic food but also production of wine made from organically grown grapes is rising. This trend

Viticulture: Why going organic?

By |October 13th, 2015|

Probably there is no one, at least in the “western world”, who wouldn’t have heard something about the organic food.Newspapers and magazines are full of organic food – their positive effects on human health, and

Does organic wine express more terroir?

By |October 9th, 2015|

Every winemaker knows that great wines are made in the vineyard, and finished in the cellar. Great and quality wines can only be made from quality grapes. So, what is it that gives the wine its unique characteristic?