Agricultural environment - Viticulture

IS THE CLIMATE CHANGING… or has it always changed?

To produce wine is like having a shop without a roof

On August 7th at the Cudé vineyard in Traona (Valtellina, Sondrio), Davide and I observed the ripening progress to make necessary decisions. The hardy terracing showed all its variability in terms of vines vigour, quantity and quality of grapes, degree of maturation, pathologies, and even nibbles made by birds. When […]

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10 October 2017
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Wine and Emotions

Natural, raw wine heading towards legislation?

Wine regulation is extraordinarily old and documentation of it appears in many historical records (Plinius, Columella etc.). Over the past three centuries, various standards have been gradually formed and periodically revised and developed. During the last century, laws aimed at defining, in some detail, wine and everything concerning its origin […]

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29 April 2016
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Wine and Emotions

GOING BEYOND TASTE (Part two) – WINE

INTRODUCTION: Historically, food and wine have enjoyed a solid and multifaceted alliance especially in the civilizations of the great rivers (Tigris, Euphrates, Nile), in the Mediterranean basin and beyond. This extraordinary and refined synergy has always been a very precious asset that continues to build success, value and necessary emotions. […]

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9 April 2016
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