Winemaker Luca Ferraro (@Bele_Casel): Hunting down peronospera & botrytis

pioggia e funghi

I spent the morning in the vineyards checking up on all our growing sites. Here are the results.

Just a few bunches have been affected by peronospora and botrytis. Unfortunately, it’s been raining for days and I’m afraid that the worse has yet to come.

fungal disease 1

Some white rot:

fungal disease 2

Spots on the leaves:

fungal disease 3

Cochineals?

fungal disease 4

Click on the image below for a larger version. It shows how the water clings to the future grape bunch.

fungal disease 5

Luca Ferraro
grape grower and winemaker

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Uden

    And how did you fight the peronospera & botrytis?

  2. Uden

    And how did you fight the peronospera & botrytis?

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