One of the biggest weather network of an European vine zone

In order to properly manage the available water resources, the project aims to help vine-growers of the Priorat region to optimize irrigation of their vineyards, not only in terms of the quantity of water used, but also identifying the appropriate moments, depending on local weather conditions.

With the purpose to manage it, 11 weather stations were installed, along with other six ones of the Catalan network, meteorological variables are being recorded regularly, it is expected to achieve one of the largest networks of climate vine area in Europe. From the obtained data, combined with soil analysis and plant physiological monitoring done weekly, recommendations for irrigation can be made, depending on the variety and soil type, as well as assessing the quality of the grapes and resulting wine.

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