Sometimes you can see people in the vineyard, stripping off the leaves around the grapes. Why that? In fact, this action can have a direct influence on rott development, grape colour, quantity and quality of tanins, as well as on grape aromas.
After removal of the leaves, air circulates better inside the grape vine’s canopy. This may slow down development of Botrytis, a fungus responsible for grape rot. In addition, all spraying agents, chemical, biological and biodynamic, are more (...)
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