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July

Two-tone vines and topping

by Laura Gray on July 19, 2011

This week we are doing the second cimatura or topping of the vines. We are cutting back the suckers and tendrils in order to reign back the vines’ force and to increase penetration of sunlight to the fruit. Although there are tractors that can be used for this operation we prefer to do this by […]

Topping the vines

by Laura Gray on December 17, 2010

Please click on the link to see a short film about topping the vines. La cimatura della Vite : Topping the vines