Practical in the vineyard
The 2023 Confronting Climate Change industry benchmark process builds on 2021 - 2022 datasets and provides a meaningful platform for the South African fruit and wine industries to improve their understanding of the use of fossil fuel-based resources and to reduce emissions over time.
Recompaction of the prepared soil before establishment is unavoidable due to normal soil processes, management practices and cultivation practices in the vineyard.
Every business owner should better understand and monitor external factors that influence the success or failure of their business.
Over recent decades, the alcohol concentration of wines increased due to the higher sugar concentration of grapes when harvested. This also led to an increase in pH and a decrease in the total acid concentrations of wines.
Most role players in the industry are probably already aware of Vinpro’s Gen-Z vineyard project. The project is multidisciplinary and includes inter alia rootstock trials, clone gardens and cover crop plots.