THE GRAPE HARVEST By Alex, Iván, Elena, Miguel Ángel, Samuel, Marcos, Yara and Jaime.
What is the grape harvest? It is the gathering of grapes from the vines, from which we get grape juice and wine. Normally, the harvesting season is between the months of July and October.
From where do we get this tradition? The tradition originates from the celebrations in honor of the town of Logroño in the twelfth century. They had an annual fair. This became an important venue of commerce.
Manual Grape Harvesting A long time ago, as the men and women did not have machines, they did it with their hands.
Mechanical Grape Harvesting Mechanical harvesting is more economical than manual harvesting. To perform this type of harvest, the crop needs to be formed in a trellis.
What materials are used? CURVED KNIFE PRESS BASKET
How are wine and grape juice made? 2. They should discard theones that have imperfections. 3.The next step is to break the seeds, which is done with a press . 1. First, the harvesters cultivate the ripe grapes
How are wine and grape juice made? 4. The seeds, pulp, and skin are left. The liquid must ferment for 15 days to clean it . 5. The sugar in the grapes turns into alcohol. It is left in large, well-closed barrels so the solids settle. 6. Clarification begins. The wine, now bottled, should be kept in a cool, dark place to age.
Grape Harvesting Festivals Argentina celebrates a national holiday for the harvest, in the province of Mendoza. It is the largest festival in the world in honor of wine, and it is celebrated during the months of January, February and March. It has been held since 1936.