Grafting is a technique we use on the vineyard to propagate, this week we have been grafting Lecinaro and Pampanaro. The vines to be grafted are healthy and vigorous cuttings, without disease or insects, and relatively young. A process that requires much patience and practice, grafting only works when you bind healthy cuttings to healthy
2014 was a crazy year for us, it had been raining almost every day until the 8th of August affecting all our vines including Lecinaro, the grapes were not ripening, we needed sun. With so much rainfall we were concerned that taking on more water could cause the grape berries to swell and possibly split.
Palazzo Tronconi Tasting Rooms, Arce, Italy A vertical wine tasting is a tasting of wines based on vintage years, it is conducted by tasting the same wine from the same winemaker. It really is a great way to experience how unique every year can be. We are able to see a subtle or dramatic change