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Barrique storage Andras and Katrhin standing betwenn growing rows of grapevines View towards the illuminated winery at night Panoramic view of Gols in early summer Rows of grapevines in summer, about 1 month befor the harvest Closeup view of vine blossoms View towards the winery Barrique casks Sonnenmulde wine bottles Andreas and Kathrin

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Threading

2021-06-30 - 21:06
View through a row of vines. The shoots of the vines in the two rows are neatly strung upright in the wire trellis. At the end of the row you can see a house.
Vines after the shoots have been threaded into the wire trellis.

In the summer, a wide variety of leaf work has to be done in the vineyard. Weeding stem shoots, thinning leaves and grapes, trimming vines and more. Threading them into the wire trellis in is the most tedious and time-consuming work of all. It involves shaping the shoots so that they fit the desired training system and allow for good grape development.

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Vineyard mechanization

2021-03-13 - 14:54
A large harvester is driving through a vineyard. The machine passes over a row that it passes between the wheels.
Grape harvester at work.

In the past, everything in agriculture was done by hand, or with the help of draft animals, but fortunately those days are long gone. In viticulture, and especially in organic viticulture, there is still plenty of manual work, but here, too, more and more machines are moving in.

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