Grapes: time of harvest and sale of Italian table grapes -


Table grapes are grown almost everywhere in Italy. In particular in southern Italy we find it in the plains in fertile, well-drained and well-irrigated soils, while in central Italy we find it above all in the hills.

Botanical classification

Family: Vitaceae
Kind: Vitis
Species: Vitis vinifera

Main varieties

The main varieties of table grapes are:
  • varieties with seeds: Italy, Baresana, Primus, Queen of the vineyards, Panse precoce, Cardinal, Alfonso Lavallee;
  • seedless varieties: Red Flame, King's Ruby.

Main production regions

The main table grape production regions are: Lazio, Puglia, Abruzzo, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria, Sicily, Sardinia.

Average yields per hectare

The average yields per hectare (10,000 m2) of table grapes are: 230-280 quintals / ha.

Preservation after collection pending sale

Storage after harvesting of the table grapes awaiting sale and refrigerated at temperatures between -1 and 0 ° C and with relative humidity of 90% for about six weeks.

Video: A Day on a Table grape vineyard

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