An interesting questionaire from Winart magazine in Japan

January 21st, 2014

Last year, the magazine for fine wine in Japan, Winart, has asked me to reply to a questionnaire regarding natural wine and my views to this topic. I am very grateful to Winart for this questionnaire as it shows clearly my views, motives and philosophy on producing wine. Read the rest of this entry »

Cleaning the Picciolo vineyard at Rovitello

January 21st, 2014
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Cleaning the borders of the Picciolo vineyard

Since last year we have a large vineyard in lease in Rovitello, around 3 hectares. This is an old vine alberello vineyard which has been modified into rows to be able to mechanize work. Read the rest of this entry »

Warm month of January

January 18th, 2014
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Re-pruning the new Rovitello vineyard

January is quite warm with little or no bad weather this winter. Not the best condition for the vines as they need the cold for a good winter sleep, but good for us as we are moving fast with the work this year! Read the rest of this entry »

Visit from Olivier Horiot with family and friends

January 8th, 2014

Olivier Horiot

Olivier Horiot visited us with family and friends, a very pleasant encounter I have much appreciated. Read the rest of this entry »