Building Healthy Soils
Industry Seminar – Grapegrowing

Location: Monterey Conference Center

The health of soil is foundational to a vineyard’s sustainability and potential for wine quality.  This seminar will present how soil scientists and viticulturists define and analyze soil health and the soil management practices they employ to promote greater soil health and tilth.  Perspectives from certified sustainable, organic and biodynamic practicing viticulturists will be given.


Lise Asimont, VinSense, California


1:30 pm – 1:50 pm Joshua Beniston, Santa Rosa Junior College, California
1:50 pm – 2:10 pm Karen Peterson, Montinore Estate, Oregon
2:10 pm – 2:30 pm Hans Walter-Peterson, Cornell University, New York