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Kouloura

Greek name (German "Kringel", also Koulouri or Klada) for a special education system of vines, on the two Aegean Cyclades islands Paros and Santorini is practiced. That's the ones autochthonous sorts Aïdani Aspro. Athiri Aspro and Assyrtiko, The rods are after the pruning spiraling in the spring; the shape of the bushy vines is reminiscent of baskets, wreaths or large bird nests. The outwardly growing leaves thereby protect the inner grapes against the everlasting strong wind, whereby above all the summery Meltemi from the north is feared with fine grains of sand. In addition, in the baskets often sitting in hollows accumulates the water of the very rare rainfall in summer. See also lists under the keywords training system (Systems) and Weingarten Care (Activities).

Kouloura - Form of education in the Cyclades (eg Santorin)

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