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gentle pruning

One after the Italian Friuli Wine-growing experts Marco Simonit and Pierpaolo Sirch named the gentle form of the pruning, which is colloquially referred to as "gentle pruning" or "healthy pruning". The method developed in the 1980s is nothing fundamentally new, but is based on very old experiences and customs that have been adapted to the requirements of modern viticulture. The health of the vine with a significant extension of the life cycle to at least 50 years, i.e. twice the current average age. The philosophy of the high quality of which is already considered obsolete wins old vines back in importance.

Simonit & Sirch method - Marco Simonit and Pierpaolo Sirch

According to Simonit and Sirch, the longevity of a vine depends above all on a correct pruning that does not damage the vital parts. The Albarello bush education form...

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