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: