2016 Harvest Concludes

The 2016 harvest has concluded.  These are the last grapes left to be picked (photo). As we do every year, after the harvest we start turning the soil to air it as it has been compacted by the repeated passages of the machines. We will then proceed seeding the field... Read more >

Vigna Piganelli – 2016 harvest

After the rain of Saturday night, the wind and the sun were back to dry the vines and help in this last part of the harvest.   Good weather continued in Montalcino yesterday and today. We are still picking Sangiovese grapes and today we’re harvesting the... Read more >

2016 Harvest Update

Good weather continues in Montalcino, with sunny days  and high temperatures reaching 25-27°C (77-81°F) and lows dropping to 13-15°C (55-59°F). In the photo you can see today’s beautiful sunrise (photo alba). Until yesterday, the northern wind of Tramontana was... Read more >

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 >