Date: 20-21-22 December 2017 Winter Session Headquarter: Azienda Bellavista – Via Bellavista, 5 – 25030 Erbusco (BS) The first italian School available in english only will start in December 2017, with both in-class and on-field activities. The basic course of the Italian School of Vine Pruning consists of four-day training activities, conducted by the tutors of Simonit&Sirch and […]
“Chainsaw Surgery in the Vineyard” is one of 10 finalists of the Wine Spectator Video Contest. In August, we entered our video into the Wine Spectator Video Contest. The finalists were just announced and the “Chainsaw Surgery in the Vineyard” video is one of 10 finalists! Online voting is open to the public now! Click the […]
Key dates for the 2017/2018 admissions. 2nd May – 15th June 2017: application forms available online for downloading 23rd June 2017: deadline for the reception of the forms (date of postmark) 28th June 2017: meeting of the selection panel 2nd July 2017: final admissions Applications will be presented online on the Université de Bordeaux website, […]
CORDON, THE HANDBOOK OF VINE PRUNING BY MARCO SIMONIT NOW AVAILABLE ON SALE Health of the plant, respect for the vine and high-quality production. These are the keywords in “Cordon”, vine-pruning handbook, the second volume in a series dedicated to the Simonit&Sirch Method published by Edizioni L’Informatore Agrario. Following his first book on Guyot, Marco […]
Vine surgery: the new method for saving vineyards from the esca disease without uprooting has been presented in Friuli. Capriva del Friuli has hosted today the presentation of data collected in 5 years of fieldwork and experimentations in Italian and French vineyards. The results have been astounding: 90% of the plants that underwent treatment have […]
This is the only course entirely dedicated to vine pruning that respects the sap flow. You can now get a university degree in pruning at the University of Bordeaux, with the support of the recognized expertise of Simonit&Sirch for all practical aspects. The Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin (ISVV) and Simonit&Sirch […]
Grapevine pruning respecting the sap flow. A pruning method to preserve the longevity of the vines perennant structure and reduce the damage caused by trunk diseases. With these interventions Alessandro Zanutta, Simonit&Sirch Pruninguys, participated in the two dates of Vintage Report in the United States: Napa Valley 2015 and Paso Robles 2015. The Vintage Report offers a […]
Fieragricola Workshop 2016 – Verona february 3rd-6th This event is an opportunity to learn more on branched pruning of vines. Our technique allows to improve the sap flow from the roots all the way to the leaves by performing moderate-size cuts on young wood; this is key to enhance the quality of the grapes, hence the […]
“Their work is masterly and it is a great example for the new generations: rediscovering the ancient tradition of the manual pruning of the grapes, respecting natural balances, researching the absolute quality, challenging the future without forgetting the best part of the past. In this way they have preserved and innovated grape pruning, an excellence that had been […]
Starting january 2nd, on saturdays at 6.05pm on Rai 2 Inside every bottle of wine there is more than the mere result of the chemistry beneath the maturation of the grape. In those bottles, there are the stories of the women and the men that have realised the wine, and these are stories about courage, […]
Simonit&Sirch go to Château Latour and Moët&Chandon. After Château d’Yquem, other prestigious French “Maisons” ask for the counselling from the group led by Marco Simonit. Simonit&Sirch, the Pruning Guys, go to Château Latour and to Moët&Chandon. After Château d’Yquem (the most precious white wine, the legendary Sauternes, the only one with the title of Premier […]
Innovator/Executive of the Year Simonit & Sirch Renowned Friuli-based viticulturists Marco Simonit and Pierpaolo Sirch have worked with celebrated winemakers all over Italy, France and elsewhere. They’ve developed revolutionary techniques for maximizing fruit quality and vine longevity, designed to lead to the production of exceptional wines. The leading magazine in global wine lifestyle announces its […]
Dal Friuli Venezia Giulia nelle vigne di tutto il mondo: Simonit&Sirch, i maestri di potatura della vignapresentano il proprio lavoro al padiglione “Vino A taste of Italy”, all’interno dello spazio dedicato al Friuli Venezia Giulia, organizzato da Ersa. L’incontro di Simonit&Sirch si terrà nella sala Convivum (massimo 30 partecipanti) situata al piano primo delPadiglione “Vino […]
This year, the three finalists will have the possibility of meeting the big names of Italian wine. They will be hosted for a week by some of the most prestigious wineries of the country for a unique training experience: Bellavista, Ceretto, Ferrari, Feudi San Gregorio, Petra, Planeta, Schiopetto, all of them partners of the Pruning […]
I Preparatori d’Uva consulenti del leggendario Château d’Yquem
Marco Simonit è stato chiamato a testimoniare la sua esperienza al Bibenda Executive Wine Master della Fondazione Italiana Sommelier e al Master in Cultura del vino italiano dell’Università di Pollenzo.
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«The holy grail of grapevine pruning ». Alain Deloire, Director of the Wine and Grape Industry Centre at the Charles Sturt University, Wagga, Australia, explains his theories on the approach to vine at VignaDay 2014. Watch his speech
“Grapevine trunk diseases: a larger problem than ever, posed by phylloxera, with a focus on young plants.” Richard Smart, international vine consultant and teacher at the University of Tasmania (Australia), has told about his experience in the vineyard at VignaDay 2014. Watch his speech.