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Organic Trial – No More Herbicides

By Rebecca Collins, 4 October 2015. Posted in Horticulture, Uncategorized

  Recently here at Escarpment we have been busy setting up a 3 year trial to look at effective ways to manage the undervine area without using herbicides. The driver behind this organic management is to take…

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The Calm (ripening) Before The Storm (harvest)

By Rebecca Collins, 16 March 2015. Posted in Escarpment, Horticulture

The Season What a great summer it has been for sun and heat worshipers like myself. We have had seemingly endless days of clear skies, dry conditions and wonderful heat. Up until very recently I…

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Optimistic About A Great Vintage

By Rebecca Collins, 29 January 2015. Posted in Escarpment, Escarpment Wines, Horticulture, Vintage

  The great thing about working on the land with crops is that no two seasons are ever exactly the same. Vintages and seasons can be great, average or bad, or a mixture of all…

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Flowering

By Rebecca Collins, 10 December 2014. Posted in Escarpment, Escarpment Wines, Horticulture, Martinborough Wines

  As far as events in the vineyard calendar go, flowering is up there with the most important. I however have always felt a bit hard done by when it comes to grape flowers. The…

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