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grape harvesting

Machines for a mechanical grape harvest are available as trailed or as shown in the picture on the left as self-propelled machines. By vibratory shaking with up to 500 vibrations per minute are the Rows of vines vibrated and thereby the berries of the grapes shaken off. The shaken crop is collected and transferred into containers, the stem remains on the exaggerated, The cleaning of the grapes of Scroll, Stem residues and drive parts are made by blowers. Prerequisite for combine harvesters is a stable Wire frame education with the appropriate height / width of the vine rows as well as ripe and healthy grapes. For Trockenbeerenauslese the machine method is not suitable because the berries would burst. in the viniculture However, a hand-picked is still considered a quality feature, although many hidden tasting no statistically vericherbaren quality difference. See also below vintage,

Grape harvesters in action and vine after harvest

Grape harvesters in steep slope

Grape Harvester: From Erhard Kührer, CC BY-SA 3.0 at , Link
after reading: By Erhard Kührer - Krems Wine School, CC BY-SA 3.0 at , Link
Grape harvester in steep slope: DWI (German Wine Institute)

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