Vineyard Lexicon

The Vineyard Lexicon of Le Payral serves as your guide to understanding our activity and the principles of biodynamic farming. Here, you’ll find various definitions of terms that you may come across on different pages of the website. If a definition isn’t clear to you or if you’d like to suggest adding a word to our lexicon, feel free to contact us.

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There are currently 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter G.
Grape variety
A variety (or cultivar) of the grapevine (Vitis vinifera) cultivated for winemaking.

Green manure
Plants cultivated to improve soil fertility and structure. Typically a mixture of cereals, legumes, and brassicas, sown in the autumn.