The KLIMA Company, is the world leader in vineyard pruning mechanization.

KLIMA was established in 2008 by two leading New Zealand viticulturists Nigel George and Marcus Wickham.

KLIMA has developed, refined and now sells a highly efficient vineyard pruning system, consisting of a revolutionary machine which mounts to a tractor/crawler coupled with an extensive range of highly efficient trellis products.

In 2011 the KLIMA pruning machine was awarded a Gold Medal for innovation at the Sitevi Exhibition in Montpellier, France and the Gold medal and overall prize for innovation at the Simei Exhibition in Milano, Italy.

Today KLIMA pruning machines and trellis products are used by the worlds leading grape growers on tens of thousands of hectares all over the world. KLIMA products save millions of dollars in vineyard labour costs year after year.

KLIMA founders Nigel George and Marcus Wickham are both grape growers themselves with extensive experience in cool climate viticulture. Here is what they have to say:

“As grape growers ourselves we understand that viticulture is a tough business, there are so many things that can affect your business; Rain at harvest, drought, cold weather at flowering, hail, frost, bunch rots, bird damage, market pressures…… the list is endless. With this in mind it gives us a huge amount of satisfaction to bring to market KLIMA products that help grape growers make their businesses more profitable and their lives more enjoyable”
Marcus Wickham & Nigel George Co founders. KLIMA

KLIMA - helping grape growers do more with less

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