Early in 2018, they began work in earnest with a biodynamic consultant. They started with assessments of the property, including electromagnetic surveys and a series of some 70 pits dug for soil samples. They'll use this information to guide which varieties they'll plant in new blocks and also to better manage their existing vineyard blocks. In addition to the soil samples and site surveys, Troon has engaged a company which performs DNA analysis on samples. They have started with various samples around the property as a baseline and will regularly monitor the microbiologic complexity as the land is transformed through biodynamic farming.