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1-day Workshop on Biodynamic Winegrowing

August 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm


This workshop, run by Robin Snowdon (vineyard manager and winemaker), will cover the basics of biodynamic viticulture (growing grapes) and viniculture (making wine).

It will include:

  • the principles of biodynamic agriculture,
  • an introduction to biodynamic vineyard management,
  • the use of compost teas, whey & plant-based sprays for vine health,
  • an introduction to the biodynamic preparations with examples,
  • a tour of the vineyard and exploration of the grape varieties, trellising systems, soil care and treatments,
  • an introduction to biodynamic wine making,
  • a tasting of our natural wines with an explanation of the processes followed,
  • plenty of space for questions and discussion, as required.

This course is ideal for:

  • anyone interested in setting up an organic / biodynamic vineyard,
  • anyone interested in making biodynamic wine,
  • anyone selling biodynamic wine – working in restaurants, bars, or in the wine trade,
  • anyone interested in the principles of biodynamic agriculture.

There will be a maximum of 8 people on the workshop to enable social distancing throughout the day. The price also includes lunch which again will be made and served in a way following government guidelines set out to prevent potential transmission of the Covid 19 virus.

If you would like more information then please feel free to contact Robin directly.

Cost: £60 (including lunch and a tasting of our 3 natural wines).

Booking on Eventbrite here or at the link below.


Westfield Farm
Westfield Farm, Limeburn Hill
Chew Magna, Bristol BS40 8QW United Kingdom
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Limeburn Hill Vineyard
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