19th June, date with “Adoptions in the vineyards” supporters

Do you remember my project “Adoptions in the vineyards”? A perfect occasion to let you discover all the different stages of a vineyard season after season. With all of these supporters I have organized a meeting on June 19th for a visit in the vineyard to defoliate its foliage.  The previous meeting, about pruning, has […]

” Each choice makes sense”: the choice of caps, reasonings and trends

In the last years the topic of caps for the closure of wine bottles is often discussed. We find the classic cork in different types, for example the natural one-piece cork, the agglomerated cork, with or without rings and so on. Then there are the silicone caps, the screw caps, the crown seals and the glass caps: […]

Terroir: subarea Pianura (countryside), where Merlot vineyard is located

I have already told you about terroir and subareas in Gambellara, today I’ll introduce you a new one: the subarea Pianura (countryside), one of the six crus inside Gambellara DOC area. It’s in the southern part of the DOC area, in between 3 and 50 m.a.s.l.,the soils are mainly clayish an loamy, not chalky, with […]

Alba, my new fizzy sur lie wine

Today I’d like to introduce you one of the two wines I’ve been working on lately: Alba, a rosé fizzy wine that will be released on the 1st of July. This wine is refermented in the bottle and it’s produced with Merlot grape variety, a vineyard raised with “pergola vicentina” training system and which is older […]