Establishing a vineyard and planning new plantings

The workshop is being held at Giffords Hall Vineyard on 2014-03-06 00:00:00, starting at 10:00 and finishing at 16:00.

This workshop is aimed at both those considering planting a vineyard and those expanding existing or new sites. It will cover site selection, varieties and rootstocks,vineyard management, finances, soil preparation and planting.

Duncan McNeill started working in Viticulture in Central Otago, NZ in 2001. He studied Viticulture at Eastern Institute of Technology in Hawkes Bay, NZ, whilst managing 11Ha vineyard in Central Otago until 2004. Duncan spent 2005 working for a family run 12 Ha wine estate in the Pfalz region, Germany. He came back to England in 2006 to manage New Hall Vineyard in Essex, and to oversee the vineyard expansion of 80 acres. Duncan then became the Viticulture Advisor for FAST Ltd who consult to over 650 acres of vineyards. Duncan now runs his own vineyard management and consultancy business, McNeill Vineyard Management Ltd.

Venue Address:

Giffords Hall Vineyard

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
IP29 4EX