Sheridan Contracting
Machine Operations Services and advice:

Your first point of contact when it comes to delivering
a great fleet of vineyard machinery and operators

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right Machine for the requirements

We have full, well maintained fleet and equipment to handle all specialised vineyard practices through the vine growth cycle suited to a range of sites.

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Experienced Vineyard Operators

Experienced machine operators who care about the work and the results they deliver.
 

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Communication and solutions

We listen to the vineyard operators concerns and needs to deliver practical and innovative solutions.
 

 

Vineyard Machine Operations:

  • Spraying; ‘Grow Safe’ certified and ‘ Approved Handler’ trained operators

  • Vine stripping - Klima

  • Skilled and experienced machine operators, supervised

  • Mowing; mulching, sweeping, under vine discharge

  • Range of tractors mowers to suit vineyard situations

  • Collard Leaf plucking

  • ‘Trash blowing’/machine shaking clearing bunches of potential disease threat

  • Machine planting

  • Trimming

  • Ground preparation for grass seed planting/ sward application

  • Cane raking and mulching

  • Ripping

  • Cultivation

  • Barrel Pruning

  • Viticultural and advice and consultation

  • We can guide you through SWNZ requirements and audits
  • Machine harvesting – state of art machinery- Select process

Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand

Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand framework fully implemented to protect the environment, while efficiently and economically producing premium wine grapes. 
 

O, H & S

  • Policies developed and full implemented
  • Individual site plans developed identifying hazards and mitigating strategies developed.
  • Safe work behaviour practices adopted and standard operating procedures (SOP) written for all tasks.