Vineyard Establishment and Management with Duncan McNeill

The workshop is being held at Ryedale Vineyard on 2012-08-06 00:00:00, starting at 10:00 and finishing at 16:00.

This course will provide a basic overview of the principles and practices of vineyard establishment and management during the first 3 years of a vineyards life.

Duncan McNeill started working in Viticulture in Central Otago, NZ in 2001. He studied Viticulture at Eastern Institute of Technology in Hawkes Bay, NZ, whilst managing 11Ha vineyard in Central Otago until 2004. Duncan spent 2005 working for a family run 12 Ha wine estate in the Pfalz region, Germany. He came back to England in 2006 to manage New Hall Vineyard in Essex, and to oversee the vineyard expansion of 80 acres. Duncan is now the Viticulture Advisor for FAST Ltd who consult to over 650 acres of vineyards. Duncan also contract farms 35 acres of vineyards himself, based in Essex and Kent.

Venue Address:

Ryedale Vineyard
Ryedale Vineyard, Farfield
Westow, York
North Yorkshire
YO60 7LS