Information pack – Livestock in vineyards

This information pack contains a list of freely accessible relevant resources that you can access directly online. For access to a more extensive collection of resources, Australian grapegrowers and winemakers can also search the AWRI library database.



AWRI sheep grazing webpage

Avila, B. 2023. Grazers and trailblazers. Wine Business Monthly 30(5): 46-52.

AWRI. 2016. Grazing sheep in vineyards case study

Essling, M. 2016. Grazing sheep in vineyards. Aust. N.Z. Grapegrower Winemaker (628): 46-47.

Lazcano, C., Gonzalez-Maldonado, N., Yao, E.H., Wong, C.T.F., Merrilees, J.J., Falcone, M., Peterson, J.D., Casassa, L.F., Decock, C. Sheep grazing as a strategy to manage cover crops in Mediterranean vineyards: Short-term effects on soil C, N and greenhouse gas (N2O, CH4, CO2) emissions. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 327: 107825.

Organic Winegrowers New Zealand. 2017. Undervine weed management: A practical guide. New Zealand Wine.

Schoof, N., Kirmer, A., Horl, J., Luick, R., Tischew, S., Breuer, M., Fischer, F., Muller, S., von Konigslow, V. 2021. Sheep in the vineyard: First insights into a new integrated crop-livestock system in Central Europe. Sustainability 13(22): 12340.

Vinehealth Australia. 2021. Fact sheet: Sheep and vine biosecurity risk.

Vinehealth Australia. 2023. Sheep in vineyards: Consider the risks.