This vineyard toolkit contains:
- Knowledge of the basic requirements of the vine and to manipulate the physical and cultural conditions in the vineyard to provide just the right growing conditions, rather than intervening with a chemical.
- Varietal selection, location choice and trellis design.
- Creation of nutritious soil with a healthy structure to encourage natural disease and pest resistance and optimal supply of nutrients.
- ˜Naturally occurring™ chemicals, beneficial plants and vineyard structure to control pests and diseases.
- Limited weeding and crop cover to suppress weeds.