Memories of the pruning at Barone Montalto

03 April. NEWS

February has been the month dedicated to this very important process, which assures the correct management of the vineyards. It’s essential for the quality of the grapes and allows theirs growth and quantity control. Let’s find out something more about our pruning.
The Barone Montalto vineyards follows the Guyot management of the vine, among the best known and used worldwide. The classic cuts we use are: cut of the past, cut of the present and cut of the future.
Every year, the Guyot pruning renews the shoot, on which the new production will develop. The cut of the past removes the old shoot, from the last harvest, leaving a spur with a number of buds based on the grape characteristics and quality. Then this spur is bend and horizontally tied on a wire: from here we will have the new grapes. Usually, we leave also a spur with few buds, from which the shoots for next year production will grow. Past and present but always paying attention to the future!

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14 February

Being drawn to the top of the fountain, the water passed through many pipes in various forms, then falling into the cistern beneath, it boiled with the force of its falling and waxed green like the sea. In the midst whereof, Galatea, as in the sea, bewailed her newly dead Acis, who lay on the shore, and as if he now began to be dissolved into a river, he sent forth two streams, one at his mouth, the other at his wound [ Ovid, Metamorphoses ] Today for #valentinesday we remind one of the most romantic #legends of our culture #Sicily #experiencesicily

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18 January

A come #ammasso #rosso #sicilia #doc #sigillo #redwine #winelover #wineaddict #sicily

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15 January

Oggi è il famigerato #bluemonday, noi lo combattiamo con il #rosso del #nerodavola 🍷🍷🍷 we fight blue monday with a better color #red as #wine #winelover #wineaddict #baronemontalto

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29 December

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