1° Edition

Saturday 9 March 2019 Erbusco/Franciacorta

The first Pruning Festival in Italy.
An annual event hosting the Pruning Contest, a competition that will award the best Italian pruners for speed and accuracy of cuts.
Open to all, families, friends and enthusiasts.

One Party, many activities

Music, theme stands and a series of activities related to the agricultural world will join the Pruning Contest: workshops with artisans and the Atelier Felco, a leading company in the sector and Main Sponsor of the event. Under the arcades of Villa Lechi will be set up food stations and tasting of Franciacorta

Pruning for the future.

A vineyard with giant colored pencils, games and activities will be reserved for the little ones.

For them, the Wannabe a pruninguy: each child will choose a vine and will plant it, giving life to a new vineyard.

Pruning Contest

Individual and team pruning competition open to all pruners.

Up to 100 members will be allowed to play individual and team competitions. The jury, made up of Simonit & Sirch technicians and other international pruning experts, will decree the best Italian pruners. The competition field will be the Le Brede vineyard of Villa Lechi in Erbusco, one of the most spectacular villas in Franciacorta.

Get involved!
You will love it.

The Speaker of the competition, that will begin at 9.00 am, will be Federico Quaranta, author and conductor of the broadcast program Decanter on Radio 2 and  Linea Verde on Rai 1, always committed to the defense and enhancement of products and knowledge of Italian agriculture. The public will be able to closely observe the competitors pruning in the vineyard.

Sign up for the Pruning Contest!

The Prizes

1st Prize: an electronic scissor (only one for the team competition, in addition to the other tools for each winner), a Felco 13 manual scissor, a FELCO 600 saw, a double FELCO 911 holster and a FELCO 903 sharpener

2nd and 3rd Prize: a Felco 13 manual shears, a FELCO 600 saw, a FELCO 911 double holster and a FELCO 903 sharpener (for each winner in the team competition)

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