Many Marlborough vineyards are now looking at a redevelopment programme, either to replace existing vineyard with a high level of trunk disease, change varieties (usually from something else to Sauvignon Blanc) or else to reduce row spacing or increase vine density to increase yield per hectare.
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Hill Laboratories have expanded their viticulture testing capability with the acquisition of the assets of Vine Testing Laboratory (VTL), a specialised ELISA laboratory able to diagnose Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 (GLRaV-3).
We planted our own commercial vineyard almost 20 years ago and we realised that eventually our vineyard’s productivity will begin to decline and become less profitable.
Vineyard replanting is the perfect chance to replace your irrigation and trellis systems, change your vineyard density, and replace your blocks with high health vines.