Autumn colors and Olive Harvest

The landscape is dressed with the beautiful autumn colors, and olive harvest to produce our Extra Virgin Olive Oil continues.  As the mix of colors forms a beautiful tapestry, an array of varietals are picked for our oil:  Correggiolo, Moraiolo, Leccino and a little... Read more >

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 >