Tractor for Vineyards

Best Specialized Tractor for Vineyards – Fendt 211 V Vario

Fendt has won the “Tractor of the Year” award for the sixth time. This time, the international jury honoured the Fendt 211 Vio for work in orchards and vineyards – it won in the category “Best Specialty Tractor”.

The International Tractor of the Year Award is one of the most prestigious in the agricultural machinery industry and is awarded for innovative solutions and technologies and high performance. 26 independent journalists representing 26 European agricultural magazines took part in the voting.

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In presenting the award to the Fendt 211 V Vario compact tractor, the jury noted the efficiency of the Vario transmission, the fully integrated control terminal equipped with automatic driving and telemetry systems, and the high reliability of the design.

The Fendt farm tractors series is just as important to us as the larger, more powerful tractors. They combine intelligent control technology with compact design and a high level of comfort. On the steep slopes of vineyards, the Fendt tractor knows no equal and now rightfully bears the title “Best Specialty Tractor”. We are proud that the Fendt 211 V Vario has received this award from an international and independent professional jury,” AGCO/Fendt management said.


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When and How to Harvest Grapes?

With grape reap season drawing nearer, we’ve been approached what’s associated with collecting grapes for our a-list wines. To clarify in more detail, here is your Clos19 insider’s manual for when, why and what occurs at grape reap time…


For a while of the year, winemakers all around the globe face nerve-wracking developing seasons, where the perfect measure of sun and downpour are expected to develop grapes of the most noteworthy conceivable quality. A nearby eye is kept on the climate for ices, heatwaves and hail specifically, which can wreck a grape plantation in minutes. In Europe, we’ve had these things this year, so extra an idea for our worried winemakers. It’s no big surprise that when a gather at last occurs, the world’s wine locales are bursting at the seams with celebrations and festivities! It’s an extraordinary chance to visit one.

Initial STEPS

Grape picking (or grape reaping) is the initial step of a few in the winemaking cycle. For ‘typical’, actually wines, this normally occurs at the turn of Autumn which, in the northern half of the globe, can mean any time between the finish of August and as late as mid-October. In the southern side of the equator, it’s the wide range of various route round, with harvests ordinarily occurring from late February to April. ‘Late gather’ and ‘Ice wine’ grapes depend on a more drawn out hanging times (on the plants), so are regularly collected a couple of months after the fact.

During the developing time frame, grapes are checked cautiously during the time until ideal degrees of sharpness and sugar readiness are gone after the ideal style of wine. The measure of common sugar in the grape is answerable for the last liquor level just as how dry or sweet the wine will be. The ‘phenolic’ or physiological readiness of the grape is additionally key; this alludes to the shade of the skin, pips, stems and how the tannins taste in the mouth. Grapes for shimmering wines are picked somewhat sooner than for still wines as they need a more significant level of causticity and less sugar. It’s important that many wine locales with assigned standards, for example, AOC or IGP, will give severe principles to cling to for the entirety of the abovementioned.


How would we know when a grape has arrived at the ideal degree of readiness and is prepared for collect? Indeed, innovation helps, however just tasting the grapes from different pieces of the grape plantations (when done via prepared experts) can reveal to you a great deal, particularly as grapes from various areas age at various occasions. To affirm genuine sugar levels, a basic gadget utilized as a ‘refractometer’ can be utilized, which quantifies the measure of sugar in grape, known as the ‘brix’ level. Research facility tests are progressively utilized also to test this just as acridity and phenolics.


How the grapes are truly assembled is up to every individual winery. Hand collecting is an a lot gentler cycle than machine reaping, however it’s significantly additional tedious. This is one motivation behind why fine wine can be somewhat more costly. Machine collectors are significantly preferable now over they used to be, however, and they permit the winery to pick their grapes quickly.

The last stage in the grape collect cycle is to sort the grape packs, eliminating the spoiled pieces and different garbage before the wine is shipped off be squeezed.