WHAT HAPPENS IN THE VINEYARD IN MAY
May is a beautiful month, the month of roses, spring has blossomed, and the first real pruning of the year begins, so we work on the choice of the shoot, remove double buds, and clean the vine trunk to leave it free from suckers and adventitious buds that retain vital energy from the plant and are not usually productive.
We then move on to the selection of double shoots, leaving only those that we deem appropriate for vertical growth. We start the first tying to ensure that the plants develop vertically, and in some vineyards, we have planned to carry out leaf removal on the side facing the sunrise to improve the response of areas that, being windy, are particularly susceptible to iodine. We perform these operations because, being an organic company, we have decided to use only natural plant extracts and sulfur; thus, it is always much better to prevent than to intervene later.
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