Winter Pruning - technical workshop with Duncan McNeill

The workshop is being held at Warden Abbey Vineyard at Shuttleworth College on 2012-01-10 00:00:00, starting at 10:00 and finishing at 16:00.

This workshop will improve trainees technical pruning ability, provides an understanding of how pruning relates to crop yield and quality and overall vineyard management.

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. He now has 65 ha of vines under his management. Duncan is now the Viticulture Advisor for FAST Ltd, consulting to vineyard across the UK.

Venue Address:

Warden Abbey Vineyard at Shuttleworth College
Shuttleworth College
Old Warden Park
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
SG18 9DX