2016 Vin Santo – picked and drying

Last Friday we picked by hand the selected bunches of Trebbiano and Malvasia that will be used to produce our Vin Santo (photo 1). The grapes are healthy and ripe and they will now be left on straw mats to naturally dry (photo 2) in a big and ventilated room. They... Read more >

Sangiovese harvest begins!

        After some rain over the weekend, where in our area we had 30 mm (1.2 in.), we waited until Monday so that the vineyards soil and grapes were dry.  Yesterday September 20 at 1:00PM we started to harvest the Sangiovese in the vineyards close... Read more >

Harvesting Merlot

In these days of beautiful weather, we are picking the Merlot grapes (photo 1) we will be using for our Rosso di Toscana. The grapes are healthy and ripe (photo 2), and we expect very high quality for the wine to come. The weather is still good, warm and sunny, with... Read more >

2016 Harvest Continues

After the rain of Tuesday and Wednesday evening, very useful after several weeks of warm and dry weather, we renewed the harvest. We are currently picking Vermentino for our white wine (photo): these grapes are perfectly ripe and ready for harvest. Tomorrow, although... Read more >

Sangiovese harvest for Rosè begins!

Yesterday we started the harvest of Sangiovese for our Rosè. The Sangiovese for our Rosè. comes from younger vineyards in our Estate, generally less than ten years old.  It was a sunny warm day and the grapes were healthy and perfectly ripe. Last night 17-20 mm (.7-.8... Read more >