PROXIMAL SENSING TO ASSESS BERRY RIPENING IN MEDITERRANEAN VITICULTURE V. Guido, L. Mercenaro, G. Nieddu, A Sassu and F. Gambella. 1Department of Agricultural and E. Sciences, via G. Celoria 2, 20133 Milano MI, Italy 2 Department of Agricultural Sciences, Via E. De Nicola 1, 07100 Sassari SS, Italy ae-mail: mercenar@uniss.it