In Bordeaux, the mecca of French wine, they have adopted the Simonit&Sirch method. This system uses prevention to avoid the deterioration that kills off 10% of the plants.
In the photo above:
Left, Marco Simonit and Massimo Giudici with the Chateau d’Yqueme in the background. Right, the centenary vines of Chapelle di Château Ausone (Photo: Venanzi)
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