Project news

Project Completion


The LIFE VinEcos project was successfully completed in the summer of 2021.  This website will now no longer be...

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Project results in brief


You are interested in a very quick overview of the results of our LIFE VinEcoS project? - We got something for you....

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More biodiversity in the vineyard - project results receive great attention!


In view of increasingly frequent extreme weather events in the course of climate change, such as heavy rainfall and...

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New international LIFE project under way!


In the new project LIFE VineAdapt, led by Landgesellschaft Sachsen-Anhalt, the activities of LIFE VinEcoS will be...

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Despite Corona: our four-legged employees start seasonal work on time


In the now already fourth season Suffolk sheep have been taking the slopes of the Saalhäuser vineyard under their...

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We extend!


At the end of last year, the project consortium applied for an extension of LIFE VinEcoS. Now, we received the good news...

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Ready. steady, green - new brochure on examplary climate projects out now!


In a new publication, the LIFE programme presents current projects that are exemplarily testing adaptation strategies to...

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Knowledge transfer with international experts continues


The transfer of tested practices is an important factor for the overall success of the project. During two days,...

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LIFE VinEcoS awarded as official project of UN Decade of Biodiversity


Today LIFE VinEcoS was recognized as an official project of the UN Decade of Biodiversity! The award was...

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Draught influences project activities


   Between April and September 2018 the precipitation in Kloster Pforta vineyard has been only 100 mm /...

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New grazing season has started


Since mid-week, sheep are again supporting our work in the vineyard. They are reliable colleagues when it comes to...

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Saalhäuser Riesling 2017


From our steep Saalhäuser vineyard we derived a very special vine from the 2017 season. This extraordinary Riesling...

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High resolution soil maps


Within project action Soil monitoring and erosion control first high resolution soil maps of the demonstration sites...

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International press delegation in Kloster Pforta


Early october 20 journalists visited selected innovative European projects dealing with Food and Agriculture. Between...

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Our sheep raise attention


After a detailed coverage on regional TV broadcaster MDR in June the MZ newspaper today reports on our approach, to have...

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High interest in our survey


On whitesunday weekend we addressed the visitors of the traditional "Saale-Weinmeile" festival. 400 people from near and...

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Sheep to enter the Saalhauser vineyard soon


From next week on you will be able hear sheep bleating in the middle of our Saalhauser vineyard. The wool animals of the...

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Upcoming survey among tourists


This years whitsunday weekend is looming. And as every year thousands of visitors are expected in the Saale valley to...

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International LIFE workshop


Early May experts from current LIFE projects dealing with ecosystem services met in Tallinn, Estonia for a common 2 days...

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