The winery Elda Cantine sees the excellence of its production reconfirmed by its Nero di Troia: Ettore 2016 has received the “Quattro Viti”, the highest award of the Guide to Italian Wines VITAE. Top wine of the winery’s selection – founded by the engineer Marcello Salvatori in the splendid town of Troia (Fg) – Ettore […]
Learn the main features of the most common grapes grown in Italy and some hint on less known grapes deserving some attention.
Own tasting is a very subjective matter. Our senses are related to our chemical processes, which despite being based on the same dynamics among people, outcomes differently for each of us. With a certain degree of intensity, we all recognize four basic stimulus from our tongue: salty, sweet, acid, bitter. Sipping, and I want stress […]
The simple answer could be: same vine, change soil, different wine. Your question is very interesting but partial being it only one part or the equation. The soil structure along with minerals in the soil, weather (water, temperature and humidity), altitude, exposition (sunlight and shadow), will make the fruit the way it will be, before […]
Both terms, organic and biologic (as Italians use it), underline methods that make use of living organisms and their products. These methods, at first intended to be applied mostly in the vineyards, are based on the concept that healthy soils make healthy plants, and consequently it reduces chemical intervention on the vine, which can gradually […]