Sexual confusion in the vineyards

red ties vineyardFrom Gianni’s Facebook

This little red tie is a sign of our commitment to sustainable viticulture. The pheromones that it releases in the air confuse the male vine moths. Vine moth larvae love to dine on the grape berries. By stopping them from mating, the grapes remain healthy without the use of pesticides.

Those are Chardonnay grapes that will become Teresa Manara Chardonnay 2016.

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