Replanting Sangiovese vineyard in Sant’Angelo (Montalcino)

These are some photographs of replanting a vineyard earlier this summer. 

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These are the "barbatelle" called the "rootstock" in English.

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The vineyard workers line up in rows to plant the rootstocks.

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He makes a hole in the ground and inserts the rootstock.

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That is the rootstock in the ground.

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The rootstocks are then "trained" using rope and stakes. Soon the vineyard will begin to take shape.

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  1. Thanks! I’ve never seen this in such detail. Very interesting.

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