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End of the vine tying in the Marc Chauvet vineyards

Publié le 2 mai 2012 dans Our vineyard | 0 commentaire

End of the vine tying in the Marc Chauvet vineyards

Last week, Nicolas, Yves and Laetitia finished the tying of the vines.

This operation takes place immediately after pruning, early spring, for about 3 weeks. It consists of attaching the branches of vine and the strands at the feet of the vines to a wire support, using a clamp to bind, to avoid breakage due to the wind.

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Nicolas, Yves and Laetitia start pruning the vines

Publié le 1 fév 2012 dans Our vineyard | 0 commentaire

Nicolas, Yves and Laetitia start pruning the vines

One of the most important points in the chain of « creating » a champagne, vine pruning directly determines the quality of the grapes, and the champagne. It is a long and difficult manual labour for the winegrower, exposed to weather during the harsh months of champagne winters. But it is one of the most interesting jobs of the vine! Indeed, the action of the winemaker on the plant is paramount for the conduct and the fate of the plants, as well as for the coming harvest.

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