• When is the right time to harvest?

    When is the right time to harvest? How do you know if the grapes are ripe and the right time to harvest has arrived? There are, first of all, some factors to take into consideration: sugar level acidity How to assess grape ripeness Still unripe grapes contain many acids and few sugars. Over time, thanks
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  • The annual life cycle of the vine: The phenological phases

    The annual life cycle of the vine: The phenological phases The vine, like every living being, has a life cycle, which includes different phases from birth to decline, and are known as the phenological phases of the vine. The characteristics of the plant, its productivity and the quality of its fruit are different at different
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  • How Tenimenti Civa obtains quality wines

    How Tenimenti Civa obtains quality wines The concept of quality has significantly evolved over time, and consumers have undoubtedly contributed to this. The demand for healthy products, obtained respecting the environment and those who live there, has conditioned the parameters that characterize quality. In the wine sector, production protocols impose rules to protect the consumer
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  • Vines in Friuli: from margotta to american plants

    Vines in Friuli: from margotta to american plants Originally, grape seeds were scattered Vitis Vinifera, the botanical name of the vine, is divided into two subspecies: Vitis Vinifera Silvestris (wild) and Vitis Vinifera Sativa (cultivated). Man originally scattered grape seeds to ensure the reproduction of fruit, and this behaviour created a very wide assortment of
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  • The Geographical distribution of the vine

    The Geographical distribution of the vine Have you ever wondered why viticulture is present, sometimes even on a huge scale, in some areas rather than others? If we think from the perspective of quality viticulture and economic yield, the world’s wine-growing regions are located between the 30th and 50th parallels north and south, i.e. in
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