Soil, vine nutrition and fertilisation

The workshop is being held at West Street Vineyard, Coggeshall, Essex on 2014-03-20 00:00:00, starting at 10:00 and finishing at 16:00.

This workshop will provide an understanding of the components of soil fertility particularly water and nutrient availability. It will also cover the vines nutritional requirements, soil management practices and fertiliser usage.

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:

West Street Vineyard, Coggeshall, Essex