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Canopy Management-WineSkills Viticulture Scheduled Workshop

This viticulture workshop explores the relationship between canopy organisation and grape crop (yield and quality).
Starting with key theories in the interactions between the canopy and grapevine reproductive physiology, the course will enable you to evaluate different summer pruning operations by reviewing the latest research in this field.


This course is useful for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff as well as people interested in this key area of vineyard science.

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Early Bird Non-UKVA members (Normally £155)
12/06/201812/06/2018£139.50[Read More]
£124 Early Bird price for UKVA members (normally £155)
12/06/201812/06/2018£124.00[Read More]
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Vine Disease Management- WineSkills Viticulture Scheduled workshop

This viticulture workshop explores the important role of vine protection in vineyard management.
Starting with a review of the key vineyard diseases of powdery mildew, downy mildew and Botrytis, this workshop will seek to integrate a wide range of disease-management strategies allowing you to prepare a single integrated plan for use in UK vineyards.
This course is useful for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff as well as people interested in this key area of vineyard science.

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Early Bird Non-UKVA members (normally £155)
10/04/201810/04/2018£139.50[Read More]
£124 Early Bird price for UKVA members (normally £155)
10/04/201810/04/2018£124.00[Read More]
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Vine nutrition - WineSkills scheduled vineyard workshop

This viticulture workshop explores grapevine nutrition requirements and strategies.
Starting with key methods in the measuring vine nutritional requirements, the course will enable you to design an effective and sustainable vine nutrition strategy.
This course is particularly suitable for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff, as well as people interested in this key area of viticultural science.
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Early Bird Non-UKVA members (normally £155)
06/02/201806/02/2018£139.50[Read More]
£124 Early Bird price for UKVA members (normally £155)
06/02/201806/02/2018£124.00[Read More]
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Vine planting & establishment - WineSkills viticulture scheduled workshop

This viticulture workshop explores the key requirements for establishing a commercially viable vineyard, thus enabling you to get your vineyard off to a good start.
 
Delegates will investigate and evaluate all the steps necessary for a successful vineyard planting operation. These include vineyard planning, preparing the ground, planting the vines, and looking after them for the first few years of their lives.
 
This course is useful for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff as well as people interested in this key area of vineyard science.
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Early Bird Non-UKVA members (usually £155)
09/01/201809/01/2018£139.50[Read More]
£124 Early Bird price for UKVA members (normally £155)
09/01/201809/01/2018£124.00[Read More]
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Vineyard occupational health and safety - WineSkills scheduled vineyard workshop

This viticulture workshop explores health and safety, one of the most important management areas in the vineyard.
Starting with a review of the key regulations, different safety management strategies will be discussed, allowing you to identify hazards, assess risk, and plan control measures for UK vineyards.


This course is particularly useful for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff.

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Early Bird Non-UKVA members (normally £155)
07/11/201707/11/2017£139.50[Read More]
£124 Early Bird price for UKVA members (normally £155)
07/11/201707/11/2017£124.00[Read More]
WineSkills Principles of Vinegrowing All Sessions (extensive)

WineSkills Principles of Vinegrowing All Sessions (extensive)

The aims of this course are to provide a good level of knowledge and understanding of vinegrowing (viticulture) to those who wish to start growing grapes, work in a vineyard, enter the wine trade, or who have a strong interest in the world of wine.
During the course, vinegrowing theory is introduced in the morning classroom sessions, then put into practice during the afternoon session in the vineyard.
This seven-day course follows the vinegrowing calendar and allows a good understanding of vineyard activities over an eight month period.

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Monthly Programme
04/12/201725/06/2018£810.00[Read More]
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Winter Pruning- WineSkills Viticulture Scheduled Workshop

This viticulture workshop explores the second most expensive and important manual intervention (after harvest) in the vineyard.
Through both theory and practical work in the field, this course will enable you to implement a balanced, effective and sustainable pruning strategy.

This course is useful for vineyard managers and vineyard staff as well as people interested in this key area of viticultural science.

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£124 Early Bird price for UKVA members (normally £155)
05/12/201705/12/2017£124.00[Read More]
Early Bird Non-UKVA members (usually £155)
05/12/201705/12/2017£139.50[Read More]