Management

We manage vineyards for absentee owners and locally based owners who need assistance with viticulture. We run both conventional and BioGro accredited organic vineyards. We manage the following viticultural activities:

  • Young vine training

  • Pruning

  • Weed spray

  • Compliance (SWNZ/BioGro)

  • Crop Spray

  • Mowing & Sweeping/Mulching

  • Irrigation - operation and maintenance

  • Canopy management (including wire lifting, leaf plucking, trimming)

  • Crop management (including yield assessment, bunch thinning, harvest)

  • Pest and disease monitoring and management

  • Fertiliser and nutrition

  • Coordination with winemakers

  • Budget and cashflow preparation

We provide the staff to perform the work and viticultural skills and experience to produce the grapes to meet the requirements of our clients.

We are also able to provide the following equipment to assist this process:

  • Tractors

  • Crop Sprayers

  • Weed Sprayers

  • Undervine mowers

  • Undervine strimmer

  • Undervine scarifier

  • Flame weeder

  • Barrel pruners

  • Fuel tankers

  • Salvage trailer

  • Forklift

  • Trimmers

  • Leaf Pluckers

  • Sweeper/Mulchers

  • Fertiliser Spreader

  • Post Rammer

  • Discs

  • Grubbers

  • Tyne Cultivator/Roto Crumbler

  • Rotor spike

  • Silorator and catch wagon

  • Trenching Plough

  • Crane Truck

  • Tip Truck

  • 3.5t Digger

  • Mechanical harvester

  • Levelling bar

  • Roller

  • The list goes on!

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