Final report – supplementary materials

For those interested in the nitty gritty, here are some direct reports from our soil data providers, vineyard managers and winemakers.

All of this information is summarised in the final report from the project.

Soil Reports from the 3-year Organic Conversion Process
Soil Quality Report by Tim Jenkins of the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Technologies
Soil and Leaf Chemical Analyses and Soil Microbiology Results Analysis by Tim Jenkins

Vineyard Manager field reports – Vintage 2014
Hawkes Bay – Mission Estate, report by viticulturist Steve Wheeler
Marlborough – Wither Hills, report by vineyard technician Ben Burridge
Central Otago – Gibbston Valley Wines, report by vineyard manager Grant Rolston

Links to the vineyard manager reports for vintage 2013 are here, and the vintage 2012 reports are here.

Winemaker reports – Vintage 2014
Mission Estate – Syrah
Mission Estate – Merlot
Wither Hills – Sauvignon Blanc
Wither Hills – Pinot Noir
Gibbston Valley Wines – Pinot Noir
Gibbston Valley Wines – Pinot Gris
Microvin winemaker’s report – by Kirsten Creasy