Harvest-Plan: the components

The visible part of Harvest-plan is the web application that harvest planners (and their harvest partners) interact with using via desktops, tablets or smartphones. This is used to gather vineyard data and provide access to the maps and analytics based on that data....

Harvest-plan: why predict?

Harvest-plan aims to ease the vintage planning process by producing non-linear harvest predictions of grape maturity. Non linear predictions can be hard going even for expert mathematicians with specialist statistical modelling software. It calls on a body of...

Progress, slow but sure …

While it might seem that not much has been happening around here, in fact the quiet is because of work getting done. Not so much by me, I should add – but my colleague Marc has been hard at work on our prediction model, with help from a sizeable winery who have...

Another vintage down …

… and an interesting one it was. Given its difficulties, I wonder whether better planning may have made a difference to some wineries 🙂 On that – we have been making some changes to the registration process for Harvest-Plan that we hope to unveil soon. The...

Our first media mention …

It took me a while to catch up with this, but Thoughtpool’s Harvest-Plan received a mention in this article (PDF) about harvest preparation in last October’s edition of Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker. You can check out the...

Harvest-Plan subscription choices

We first raised the topic of individual subscriptions last October – it’s now time to reveal some more details about the subscription choices available:  In light of feedback received and as a way of opening up the Harvest-Plan service to independent...