Adding BD Preparations to Compost
Vineyard manager Adan Cortes adds the BD preparations to a new compost pile.
Vineyard manager Adan Cortes adds BD Preparation 507 to a new compost pile.
Applying 507 to compost
Nate Wall, Andrew Beedy, Lindsay filling horns
Winemaker Nate Wall, biodynamic consultant Andrew Beedy and 2018 harvest intern Lindsay filling our first cow horns.
crew filling cow horns
Winemaker Nate Wall Filling Cow Horns
Making your own BD preparation 500 is a cornerstone of any biodynamic program. Here winemaker Nate Wall fills his first horns.
nate filling horns
Cow Horns Ready to Go
Cow horns filled with fresh manure ready to be buried. Next spring we'll have our first estate produced BD 500.
filled cow horns
Filling Horns is Fun!
Banele, Troon Vineyard 2018 harvest winemaking intern from South Africa, fills his first horns to make BD 500.
Banele makes 500
Burying Our First Cow Horns
Troon Vineyard biodynamic consultant Andrew Beedy puts our first filled cow horns into place. Next spring we'll have our first estate produced BD 500.
Andrew places first cow horns
Cow Horns Ready to be Buried
Banele, Troon Vineyard 2018 harvest intern from South Africa, places the final filled cow horns in the pit. Next spring we'll have our first estate BD 500.
Banale buries cow horns
Building Compost Piles
Pomace fresh from the press is added to a new compost pile. Everything from the harvest is recycled back to the soil.
adding pomace to compost