Photos from the Rheingau - a wine region located at the Rhine River close to Wiesbaden and Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Thursday, March 16, 2006
Vineyards - ready for spring
Before the vine starts growing leaves soon, the old branches get cut off except one or two (depending on the style of the winegrower). The reason for that is to concentrate the "power and juices" of the vine for the grapes once they start growing on these branches.