12.7 THOUSAND TONS OF GRAPES WERE HARVESTED IN KOBLEVO
Record result of more than 12.7 thousand tons of grapes were collected in Koblevo this season. This result is 25% higher than in 2017. Such a good season, farmers explain by the weather conditions - sunny summer and long warm autumn, which allowed to ripen red grapes.
The grapes are harvested in Koblevo by a combine (30%) and manually (70%), while 270 people are engaged in selective harvesting. Manual harvesting of grapes is used for the Select and Reserve wines, also some areas are treated in the nighttime so that the grapes do not heat up. In the 2018 season, the grapes were harvested for almost 2 months from the last week of August to the middle of October.
This is the biggest harvest at PJSC Koblevo in the entire history of the enterprise - recycled wine materials filled whole free containers. Now the 2018 harvest wine is ripening and will be bottled in 2019. At this time in the vineyards are the final autumn works, preparation for winter, and also continues planting grapes. By the end of the year for the production of wines and cognacs Koblevo, will be plant 200 hectares of grapes.