Working with horses in St Nicolas de Bourgueil

Lovely to see the horses working in the vineyards of St Nicolas de Bourgueil yesterday afternoon. With all the rain we’ve had this year, there’s a lot of standing water around which makes it nigh impossible to pass through the vineyards with a tractor without seriously damaging the soil through compaction. So, bring on the horses.  They have a light touch, don’t damage the soil structure, fertilize the soil as they go and are a pleasure to watch.