Aotearoa New Zealand Fine Wine Estates owns and runs three premium wine companies; Smith & Sheth CRU, Pyramid Valley and Lowburn Ferry. These wineries produce wine from four of the main regions of New Zealand including: Marlborough, Hawke's Bay, Central Otago and North Canterbury and have a goal to produce some of the world's best Chardonnay and Pinot Noir supported by Sauvignon Blanc.
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The ocean has provided one of the most biologically rich sources of nutrition for natural farming.
For centuries seaweed has been applied as a tonic to vineyards throughout the world. Recently scientists discovered how to extract these natural tonics and transform them into a potent, high-quality product. And you don’t have to live next to the beach.

Roses have been used for centuries in vineyards to provide early warning signs of pests and disease. Science and technology have created a more precise approach for prediction with designer weather stations. Roses remain in vineyards today simply for their beauty.

Rudolf Steiner’s biodynamic farming philosophy prescribed compost made from cow manure and herbs applied according to the rhythms of the sun and zodiac. Modern science has designed natural farming systems using the likes of alyssum planted to attract wasps that protect vines from invasive pests.

The world’s great vignerons wore out many boots walking the vineyard observing the vines to fine tune their care. Modern technology created drones armed with sensors to measure disease, vine health and more. However ground-breaking, robots will not replace boots and human touch in the vineyard.