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bitter rot

bitter rot (GB)
This vine disease is caused by the mushroom "Greeneria uvicola" causes, which affects the ripe grapes (especially overripe berries damaged by bird feed, for example) in damp weather. The disease does not occur in Europe, but only overseas (Australia, New Zealand, eastern USA and Asia). The infested berries cause an unpleasant feeling in the wine bitter Taste. The rotting is in the vineyard fungicides fought. See also under Vine enemies,

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