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Aug 30th, 2021

Wine Enthusiast: The Winemakers Who Believe Vineyard Sheep Provide ‘True Terroir’

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Followers of Tablas Creek will know that we've used sheep for more than a decade, to graze our cover crop, fertilize naturally, and minimize what we need to bring in from outside the property.

In a new article for Wine Enthusiast, writer Kathleen Willcox puts the use of sheep in vineyards in context, speaking to our Shepherd Dane Jensen as well as proponents of their benefits on soil health and expression of terroir from Chene Bleu, Benziger, Bonterra, and Antiquum Farms.

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