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The "Kalterer Plent"

Far and wide there are only vineyards and fruit orchards to be seen and not a trace of a corn field... >

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Videos from Kaltern and surround. Some impressions of the south.


For hundreds of years, the idyllic pergola vineyards have decorated the South Tyrolean landscape. No other wine region uses this arbour system so extensively; and in Kaltern, it has been developed and perfected like no where else. Today, however, there are fewer of these pergola vineyards, and more of the Guyot-wire frame arbour systems.


Traditional Method: The Pergola
Traditional Method: The Pergola

Originally the pergola structure was made entirely of wood, with the vertically erected posts supporting the horizontally fastened poles......

Modern Method: Wire Frames
Modern Method: Wire Frames

Since the mid 80s farmers have begun planting new vines using the new wire frame method. This conversion has qualitative reasons......

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