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Pergola: A vine-training system whereby the cane and spurs of a vine grow high above the ground, oftentimes overhead, aided by tall wood stakes that shape the plant like a door frame. Agricultural benefits to this method include shading grapes from excess sunlight.

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Trellising: The process of tying up the annual green growth of vines on wires; a vine naturally wants to sprawl, but trellising organizes the new shoots, to expose more leaves and grape bunches to the sun and encourage air circulation to prevent rot.