Wither Hills’ Taylor River vineyard is situated in Marlborough’s Southern Valley, producing Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir on stony alluvial soils.

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Season one reflections: crop differences & adjustments in Marlborough

By Jacqueline Maclaurin Viticultural Technician, Wither Hills   The start of a new season is upon us; buds are starting to burst and slowly the temperatures are starting to rise, although frosts bring us back to the reality of what nature can deal. Rebecca, the project manager, has put some questions to us to answer […]

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Inter-row crops

By Jacqueline MacLaurin, Vineyard Technician, Wither Hills The late spring conditions have been perfect for the germination of seed sown and for the growth of those crops sown in early spring. In initial stages of the project, in late winter, our project advisor Bart Arnst came to visit the vineyards that are part of the […]

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Wither Hills: Introducing the Focus Vineyard

By Jacqueline MacLaurin, Viticulture Technician, Wither Hills It wasn’t until I was attending our first block course for the Taruna College Certificate in Applied Organics and Biodynamics being held in Marlborough this year, that I realised how many winegrowers are involved in organics, both from company and privately owned vineyards. It’s great to see Marlborough, […]

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