Netherlands Pruning School
Location: Wijngaard Aan de Breede Beek
3 days pruning session plus 1 day in spring for the shoot-thinning. The course includes the Simonit&Sirch Guyot handbook (english version).
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Vineyard Aan de Breede Beek is located in the middle of the Netherlands and has 2 hectare of vines. The vineyard has started in 2003 with the first hectare and extended it to 2 hectare in 2010. In the meanwhile some varieties has been renewed so there are differentes ages of plants to prune. Perfect circumstances to practise the Method of Simont&Sirch. The vineyard has been host for first Simonit&Sirch pruning course in winter 2018-2019.
Our Tutor will guide you on a path between the consequences of pruning and the architecture of the plant. Performing a more conscious pruning while respecting the physiology of the vine and the perennial structure of the plant.
The course consists of 4 days of training divided into 3 days of winter training and 1 day of spring training, with theoretical lessons in the classroom and practical exercises in the vineyard.
The course will be held with any weather conditions. Please bring rain jackets and correct shoes or boots.
Each participant must have a pruning scissor (winter session) and small harvest scissor (spring session), gloves and protective glasses.
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT METHODS
1 Sign up online by clicking on “BOOKING”.
2 Fill in the form, making sure your data is correct.
3 Select payment method you prefer
4 Make the payment to complete the registration and secure a place in the course