The 2018 harvest is here

Yesterday we have started  picking the grapes of Sangiovese for our Marchesa Clementina Metodo Classico, so the 2018 harvest has officially started. The weather seems quite stable: the sun is shining and the temperature are quite warm during the day (up to 26°C),... Read more >

Getting ready for harvest 2018

The summer here in Montalcino is proceeding very well; temperatures during the day are not excessively hot (highs are around 32°C) and the nights are cool (lows around 17-18°C), so the weather is good to ensure perfect ripening and balance to the grapes. As you see... Read more >

Celebrations for the Saint Patron of Montalcino

Yesterday  the 300 anniversary of the crowning of the image of the “Madonna del Soccorso”, the Saint Patron of Montalcino, was celebrated It was a big day of Fest  with the holy image that was brought in procession through the streets of the town, accompanied by a big... Read more >


After several days of rain and cold weather, today the sun is shining and is warming us up. Below a picture of the Monte Amiata, as we see it from our office: you can still see some snow on the top of it and the ski area there is still open. We had a good amount of... Read more >