Vineyards

(1) A vineyard is a plantation of grape bearing vines, grown mainly for winemaking, but also for raisins, table grapes and nonalcoholic grape juice. The science, practice and study of vineyard production is known as viticulture.

(2) Viticulture is done as well in plains as on terraces - natural ones, semi natural or man made.
 

Source: (1) Online encyclopaedia “Wikipedia” (2) Elaborated by EUCALAND network for project purposes

Vineyards
Vine cultivation is an intensive monoculture in agricultural land use – in flat and hilly regions, on terraces or in plains, Beaujolais, France (Photo: Alexandra KRUSE 2003)

Vine cultivation is an intensive monoculture in agricultural land use – in flat and hilly regions, on terraces or in plains, Beaujolais, France (Photo: Alexandra KRUSE 2003)

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