Summer Rain Helps The Growing Process

Finally some rain has arrived in Montalcino. This is the view from our office today (photo): definitely not an usual summer day, but after the warm temperatures and the lack of rain in the past few weeks, we are happy that it is raining. The first rain was on...

Thinning of the Grapes (Diradamento)

This year, aided by the early heat, the vines are more developed versus prior years. For the few days, it will be hot, with highs reaching 30-32°C (87°F-88°F)  and lows stable at around 16°C (61°F) with a good gap between day and night temperatures. In the vineyards...

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