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Paltrinieri’s vineyards in Lambrusco

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Cantina Paltrinieri is located in the heart of Sorbaro, Lambrusco territory, where the family’s fourth generation of winemakers is producing one of the top Lambrusco di Sorbaro DOC wines. We are taken on a tour through the vineyards and winery. Alberto starts with explaining that when you use mechanical equipment in the vineyard, you’ll not only have to design your …
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Casa Coste Piane Prosecco Di Valdobbiadene, Loris Follador

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Loris Follador of Casa Coste Piane, a Prosecco producer in the hills of Santo Stefano di Valdobbiadone, is showing us his vineyard. He explains how, characteristically, Prosecco comes from a well-drained soil, which is important because of the rain so that the vines don’t get saturated and stressed. With their soil consisting out of clay, marl and sandstone, the roots …
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Ansitz Dornach, Dolomite wines, Patrick Uccelli

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Patrick Uccelli of Ansitz Dornach explains his philosophy on biodynamic and organic farming in his vineyards in the Val dell’Adige area. Patrick works in this way to find himself and what humanity means. He became part of the world of wine in 2001, with two degrees in viticulture and winemaking. Ansitz Dornach consists out of three small single vineyards at …
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LE RAGNAIE discusses Brunello di Montalcino

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Le Ragnaie is a winery in the hills surrounding Montalcino, where they make the famous Brunello di Montalcino wine. Riccardo shows us his vineyards and cellar, and of course their wine. Le Ragnaie has the highest vineyards in all of Montalcino, 621 m at its highest point, in the south-western part of the area. But they also have other vineyards …
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LA COLOMBERA discusses Timorasso and Dolcetto

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Elisa from the Colombera winery in Piemonte explains to us her terroir in Colli Tortonesi, the grape Timorasso, and shows her cellar. When Elisa’s great grandfather arrived at Colombera in 1901, he found some huge 300hl cement tanks there with a crystalized layer on top, making it look like a diamond from the inside, with al the reflecting lights. However, …
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Guido Porro discusses his Barolo

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Guido Porro explains his vineyards and cellar in Barolo. Azienda Agricola Guido Porro is located in Serralunga d’Alba, in the Barolo area, and consists out of 8 hectares of vineyards. The different vineyards are: “Lazairasco”, “Santa Caterina” and “‘l Pari” – in the “cru Lazzarito”. At the moment, the fourth generation of winemakers is managing the family estate, producing wines …