MAPPING OLD VINEYARDS IN SOUTH AFRICA

As part of my job at the Old Vines Project I will map all the vineyards older than 35 years. First I’m doing just the regions. Then I will have to find all the vineyards and GPS them and then each one of them will get their own terrain analysis done, including Area Solar Radiation.

By Jaco Engelbrecht | www.visualviticulture.co.za

CLONAL SELECTION IN VINEYARDS

In the wake of recent articles about the Grapevine leaf roll dilemma in South Africa (just note this is a global problem, not fixed to South Africa), I would like to throw you a curve ball, but I’ll get to that later.

By Jaco Engelbrecht | www.visualviticulture.co.za