By Kori ~ January 16th, 2010.
This weekâ€™s Wine Word of the Week is canopy.
Official definition from Jancis Robinsonâ€™s The Oxford Companion to Wine:
Canopy is the part of the vine above the ground, formed by the leaf and shoot system. It includes the trunk, cordon or canes, shoots, leaves, and fruit.
Laymanâ€™s terms from Kori:
Canopy is the part of the grapevine that is above the ground in the vineyard.
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