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to remove (old) vines (GB)
arracher (F)
estirpamento (I)

Term for the cultivation of soil not yet used for agriculture, mostly conversion of forest areas into arable land (the imperfect harvesting, in which the tree stockings or the root system is not removed, on the other hand, is called Schwenden). The most common name in Austria Riede for a single layer derives from Roden. The newly gained arable land is called clearing. In winegrowing this means pulling out vines for various reasons. Traditionally, this is the removal of (too) old vines that are too small earnings bring. Another cause is a change in vine or if a vineyard has been largely attacked or destroyed by vine diseases or pests. After lifting, it is a long time fallow, that is, a temporary suspension of use is required. The loosening of the soil before the new planting of a vineyard is called Rigolen,

In the 1980s there was one of them European Union subsidized grubbing-up program to increase wine quality. In France was over 90,000 hectares between 1988 and 2000 vineyards cleared (roughly the amount of Germany). At the initiative of the later President Mikhail Gorbachev (* 1931) In the mid-1980s, an extensive vine clearance program covering 500,000 hectares was carried out in the USSR. This should (unsuccessfully) the alcohol abuse be restricted. In the valid from 2009 EU wine market (GMO) subsidized grubbing-up has been provided, the relevant bonus scheme expired in 2011. The replanting of cleared vineyards is in one EU Regulation in the planting rights regulated. See also a complete list of all measures in the vineyard below Weingarten Care,

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