Biodiversity at Helen’s Hill Estate. Part 1

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Helen’s Hill is dedicated to taking what Mother Nature gave us and putting it in the bottle with minimal handling and processing, and to do that we have to make sure Mother Nature is at her best. Encouraging biodiversity in our vineyard is key to the health of our vines and ultimately […]

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Lurking in the vines

Juvenile female Redback

Pruning of the newly planted Pinot Noir clones has its surprises for the unwary.


The Redback Spider is Australia’s most recognisable spider and it likes to live in dark dry areas. The female Redback is the only deadly spider in Victoria and recent reports indicate

an explosion in their numbers due to […]

By |June 17th, 2011|news|0 Comments