We invite the winegrowing community to our Regional Spring Workshops taking place across the motu. The format and structure will vary from region to region, covering a range of topics. Information will be regularly updated in the coming weeks, so keep checking back.
Nelson catch up
An early season catch up and chat with a focus on undervine weeding, cover crops, sprays and anything that pops up on the day.
Open to anyone who has an interest in organics. Registration is not required. Please just turn up. Followed by a beverage at the Moutere Inn.
Friday 22 September
1:30pm – 3pm
138 Neudorf Rd, Upper Moutere
An Organic Wine Week tasting at Decibel Wines HQ. Taste the local organic wines from various producers in Hawke's Bay.
This is a non-ticketed, walk-in event, just bring yourself and we will pour you a splash of what the organic wineries have been up to.
Tuesday 19 September
5pm - 7pm
101 Warren Street South, Hastings 4122
The who, what, when & why of organics workshop. Viticulturist Nigel Sowman will present on a season at Dog Point, when activities take place and why. Learn from other organic experts about cover cropping and more.
Bring a buddy and a bottle!
Thursday 21 September
2pm - 4pm
Dog Point Vineyard
797 New Renwick Road, Blenheim
Join us for a general discussion on organics, the coming season, undervine management and an opportunity to see what Mudbrick is doing with cover cropping.
Registration is not required. Please just turn up and bring a bottle to share if you would like to.
BBQ and drinks to finish.
Thursday 28 September
Mudbrick Vineyard - trade entrance to the barn
126 Church Bay Road, Oneroa
gisborne community organic day
Be involved with planting flax, creating a community biodynamic cow pat pit, mixing biodynamic prep 500, and enjoy nibbles and wine to finish the day.
Register to Wrights Vineyard & Winery. More info here -Wrights Community Organic Day
Sunday 24 September
1:45pm - 5pm
Wrights Vineyard & Winery
1093 Wharerata Road, Manutuke
central otago Workshop
Come along for an afternoon session on understory management and regen incorporation. Hear from a couple of growers about their experiences while they share their knowledge, followed by discussion and nibbles.
Wednesday 27 September
Amisfield Winery, Mount Pisa,
State Highway 6, Otago 9383
north canterbury workshop
Join us to listen and discuss with a panel, experiences of cover cropping and undervine management. There will also be an undervine weeder demonstration.
Registration is not required. Please just turn up.
Wine and cheese to finish.
Tuesday 26 September
2pm - 4pm
Terrace Edge Wines
328 Georges Road, Waipara