Archive for January, 2010

How long can your wines age?

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Opening old bottles with good friends which I had proudly purchased at auctions was always an incredible experience. (more…)

Why are your wines cloudy?

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Sediment in Contadino 3 (2005)

I remember very well the sunday ritual at home. (more…)

Why are your wines fizzy after opening?

Friday, January 1st, 2010

The light sparkle one notices immediately after opening my wines is natural carbonic gas which is present in the wine, even after alcoholic and malolactic fermentations are completely finished. (more…)

Why do you use “plastic” corks?

Friday, January 1st, 2010


In 2005 I started experimenting with other closures such as crown corks and synthetic corks of different brands to compare how these closures affected the bottled wines. (more…)