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grapes division

Measure in the vineyard for the purpose of minimizing the yield, The grapes are on Rebstock halved. The best time is the beginning of the ripening stage, when the berries are still small, hard and green. In contrast to thin out (green harvest), where complete grapes are removed, this does not stimulate the stock growth. The leftover berries now have more space and hang down. By the achieved with it looseness of Dry the berries faster after a rainfall, reducing the risk of Botrytis attack is significantly minimized. This allows the grapes to be left longer on the hive until harvested. The positive effects are a higher extract content, a higher one Mostgewicht and better ones physiological maturity, Particularly suitable for dense berry varieties such as the Pinot varieties, The method is very complex; An alternative to this is the less expensive grapes break, The video (click to view) shows this process at the winery Mario J. Burkhart in the municipality Malterdingen (Breisgau, to bathe ). See a list of all care measures at Weingarten Care,

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

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