Cleaning the stems and 1st yield reduction

The new shoots of a vine will now not only grow on the designated canes, but also on parts of the vine that will cause the vine to use too much energy. These as well as weeds need to be taken away either by hand or mechanically. Shoots can also emerge from higher up on the vine. It is important to reduce these as they can carry unwanted fruit.
Their reduction is in itself a kind of yield reduction guaranteeing a better ripening for the grapes that are left.

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Spraying

Over the course of summer, the vines are sprayed on a regular schedule every nine days. So, starting in April, this will result in 8-10 rounds. Depending on the type of season, we will use different types of sprays, like e.g. baking soda, various herbal teas, sulfur, etc. We invested in an expensive full canopy

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Cultivating cover crops and treatments in the vineyards

Activities during the months of March and April are important to support the nutrients in our soils: This is the perfect time to sow various types of cover crops into the rows of our vineyards, which is an ideal growing ground for bees and other insects. According to our organic management we use water glass,

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Wine fairs

Especially larger wine fairs like e.g. ProWein in Düsseldorf are a good medium for us to develop our international clientele and to better foster existing relationships. These are also good occasions to present the current vintage and to better understand new requirements from the various markets. Depending on the amounts of wine that are still

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