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
Ciao from Arce Italy is a country in which extra virgin olive oil is a product of excellence. Olives have been part of Lazio’s agriculture and landscape for centuries with evidence that oil was being produced in the region about 4,000 years ago. Today, I started work on planting a super high density olive grove, 900
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.
It was a huge honour when my best friend, Claudio asked if he could marry at Palazzo Tronconi Vineyard and it was a year ago today he tied the knot with his beautiful wife Alessia. Building works at the new winery had almost been completed – all but the terrace, 24 hours before the wedding
10 Wine Producers, 10 Wines, 375 glasses Lazio, a region that was once the jewel in viticulture has been reawakened by a new generation of biodynamic winemakers. Palazzo Tronconi Eco Winery was the backdrop to an evening dedicated to 10 Biodynamic wine producers from the Lazio region. The evening was hosted by one of Italy’s
Touring around Europe in their VW Camper Van Jack and Alex from Cambridge, England found their way to Palazzo Tronconi and embarked on a Pasta Making Class with our brilliant Pasta Chef Milly! This is what they had to say… “Palazzo Tronconi as exclusive as it gets let the magic begin….” We had expected to
Working With Nature Not Against It For almost a century biodynamic agriculture has been practiced all over the world. With a global following, thousands of biodynamic vineyards, farms, orchards and gardens in varying climates, ecological and economical settings are all working towards one goal, maintaining a balanced ecosystem, caring for the soil and native wildlife.
When an Eco Winery meets Biodynamic Winemaking Traditions At Palazzo Tronconi, we are committed to maintaining the biological integrity of our vineyards, we feel by following the biodynamic principles we maintain a balanced ecosystem, caring for the soil and native wildlife. In doing so we hope that our wines truly represent the soil and the
It’s Only Natural We are so excited to introduce Augusto, our first vermouth. Made with 70% of the grape pampanaro, and 15% our own grappa Uaddia of Fregellae. We have collaborated with local herbalist Valentina Fraioli adding fusions of herbs including grand wormwood and sweet fennel. We are looking forward to offer this in future
Palazzo Tronconi Tasting Rooms, Arce Italy Time flies when we’re talking wine! Already we have now reached lesson three of our six part course. The aim of the course is to offer an awareness concerning agricultural dependance of the chemical industry. Wine is the only food/drink product not required by law to disclose ingredients on