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gentle pruning

One from the Italian Friuli originating winegrowing professionals Marco Simonit and Pierpaolo Sirch called Gentle Form of pruning, which colloquially also as "gentle pruning" or "healthy pruning" is called. The method developed in the 1980s is not fundamentally new, but is based on very old experiences or customs that have been adapted to the requirements of modern viticulture. In the foreground is the health of the vine with a significant extension of the life cycle to at least 50 years, that is to twice the current average age. Thus, the philosophy of high quality, which in part is already regarded as obsolete, is gaining old vines again important.

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...

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