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Dru Reschke

Dru Reschke is the Vigneron and co-owner of Koonara Wines with wife Nicole.

His eco-obsession has spilled into their vineyards – no pesticides or herbicides have been used in their Coonawarra vineyards for over 10 years.

  • Mar142019

    Only 55 years of Farming left before soil runs out, according to senior UN Official

    Only 55 years of farming left before soil runs out, according to senior UN Official   The prediction in 2014 by Scientific American Magazine was that; “…if current rates of degradation continue all of the world’s top soil could be gone within 60 years”, a senior UN official Maria-Helena Semedo of…

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  • Feb042019
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    6 happiness New Year Resolutions – that take 5 minutes

    Now is a great time to reflect on the past year, and think about what you want to change. Most of us make empty new year promises – but here are some simple and easy ways to make 2019 great. One: Pranayama breathing Breath in for 4 seconds, hold it for 4,…

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  • Jan232019
    Sam and Nick from Digital Noir with Dru Reschke

    Digital Noir Podcast: Weeds Can Save The Planet!

    I had the pleasure of catching up with Sam and Nick from Digital Noir, and chewed the fat about organic farming, recycling for energy and becoming an organic winery. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE Also check our Allan Savory TED Talk on reclaiming degraded land that was once desert.

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  • Dec132018
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    How to survive the silly season: Proven hangover cures – and what not to do

    Don’t reach for pain killers If your plant was sick, would you fix it by spray painting the leaves green? Ibuprofen and paracetamol just mask the problem and can make it much worse – in the case of Ibuprofen by preventing your gut bacteria from working properly , stopping you absorbing the…

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  • Sep272018
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    Koonara’s organic vineyard spray program

    I’ve had a few people curious to know what were our steps to becoming an organically certified vineyard, and it’s easier than you think. Because we’d love every grape grower in the world to use less chemicals, we’ll share what works for us. It’s what we call ‘Chemical-free Ecosystems’ –…

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