The canes that are left after pruning have to be tied to the main wire in the trellising system. One cane on the left and one on the right. This allows the young shoots to go vertically towards the sky without getting tangled in each other. At the same time the vine gets tied to the trellising system to help it keep its stability.
During the time of tying the canes, we can enjoy the first moments of warming sunlight, even though winter still can be harsh then.
During the coldest part of the year, it´s usually January while the vines are “hibernating”, we will carry out the pruning. Fortunately, technology has evolved which has made things much easier: With electric cutters we can select and prune the vines according to our needs. Important issue here is to reduce to the amount of