Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Harvest 2017 begins at Tenuta dell'Ugolino - Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi in the Marche . . .

 Harvest is really early this year in all parts of Italy.  Here are some pictures from Tenuta dell'Ugolino.











Friday, August 11, 2017

Hail in Trentino! Pojer e Sandri pictures . . . .

A freak hailstorm hit Pojer e Sandri vineyards a few days ago and here are some of the pictures.

Sadly, for many winegrowers, they lost their whole crop.  Luckily for Pojer e Sandri the damage wasn't that bad.

But can you imagine having these beasts fall on your vineyard?  To be a farmer, in any field, is to trust that mother nature will take your side.  But that also means that someone else might not be as lucky.

Thanks for the pictures, Federico Sandri, and we wish you guys all the best in the coming harvest.





Italian Rosato for Summer!

​As the title says, this 100 Sangiovese saw just a "few hours" maceration on the skins.  It is fresh and bright and made from...