[et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]July 8-10 2015 in Marlborough, New Zealand
The Organic and Biodynamic Winegrowing conference is the first of its kind to be held in New Zealand and is being organised through Organic Winegrowers NZ.
The conference will run over 2 Â½ days and will play host to speakers and guests from all over the world. The programme will feature a number of technical seminars, panel sessions, an international and New Zealand organic wine tasting, keynote speeches and an organic feast, designed and prepared by award winning chef Bevan Smith from Riverstone Kitchen in Oamaru.
The conference is open to all wine industry members in NZ and Australia and is an opportunity for companies to learn more about every aspect of organic viticulture, wine production and marketing.
Organic Winegrowers New Zealand (OWNZ) is a growersâ€™ association dedicated to supporting and encouraging the production of high quality organic wines.
Founded in 2007 by organic viticulturists and vineyard owners from every major wine region in New Zealand, OWNZ is an independent incorporated society, governed by and for its members. The organisation is led by a national executive committee of organic and biodynamic winegrowers, and by regional grower committees in several wine regions.
To promote networking and learning, OWNZ delivers field days and workshops on organic winegrowing throughout New Zealand. Other current projects include creation of online and printed resources on organic growing; marketing and publicity about NZ organic wines; and organic research projects. In spring 2011 we launched the Organic Focus Vineyard project, a research and demonstration project highlighting the process of converting a vineyard to organic management.
OWNZ works in partnership with New Zealand Winegrowers, who provide collaboration and some funding support.
For more information go to: www.organicwineconference.com[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column]