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grapes division

Measure in the vineyard for the purpose of minimizing the yield, The grapes are Rebstock halved. The best time to start is when the berries are small, hard and green. In contrast to thin out (green harvest), where entire grapes are removed, does not stimulate the growth of the sticks. The remaining berries now have more space and sag downwards. Through that achieved looseness of the berries dry faster after a rainfall, which increases the risk of Botrytis attack is significantly minimized. This allows the grapes to remain on the stick for a longer period of time until harvesting. The positive effects are a higher extract content, a higher one Mostgewicht and better physiological maturity, Dense varieties of grapes such as the are particularly suitable for this Pinot varieties, The method is very complex; an alternative to this is the less complex grapes break, The video (click to view) shows this process at the Mario J. Burkhart winery in the municipality of Malterdingen (Breisgau, to bathe ). See a list of all care measures at Weingarten Care,

Grape division - with pruning shears at the Robert Weil winery (Rheingau)

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