Pergola – an agronomist's view

Maurizio Gily by Andreas Maerz

Agronomist Maurizio Gily, pictured above by Andreas Maerz, is a specialist in viticulture and oenology as well as editor and publisher of scientific articles on these topics, which he publishes on his website Currently Gily consults for several estates and producers in Piemonte where he lives, as well as in other wine regions in Italy. He also writes on viticulture for technical and trade journals and lectures on viticulture at the Università degli studi di Scienze Gastronomiche in Pollenzo. See also Walter's article Debunking the pergola myth and Some great pergola wines.

My first confrontation with pergola-trained...