Der Blog von Francesco Spadafora

16
Apr
2019
DON PIETRO
We could say it represents our history, since it's how we started and when they ask us how many generations we produce wine our answer is that we are the first one bottling it, but we cultivate our grapes...
15
Apr
2019
VINITALY 2019
A desk, the bottles on top, few glasses and after 26 years there is someone who still visit you. They forgot smartphones, social networks and they ask face to face what they usually learn by e-mail. This...
29
Mar
2019
We talk a lot about climate, but who really cares?
We talk a lot about climate, but who really cares? ''I thought that when I grow old I want to look back at my past and say: I did what I could for climate at that time and I have the moral obligation to...
15
Mar
2019
CEMENT
Cement is midway between wood and steel. It partially work as a big barrel, with some interesting exceptions: a minimal constant oxygenation with the outside (hence, a dialogue between wine, cement and...
22
Feb
2019
PIETRO GIUSEPPE MARIA
Pietro Giuseppe Maria, when he was once young decided to disguise himself as a goat, when everybody else was thinking to know. He wanted not to attract too much attention, while contesting that world he...
4
Feb
2019
Let’s bust the myth of wine super-connoisseurs
What does NON-INDIGENOUS GRAPE mean? A wine grape considered AUTOCTONOUS in a certain terroir and then transferred in another land is considered NON-INDIGENOUS. We define non-indidigenous SOMETHING WICH...
24
Jan
2019
HEARD, READ AND READ AGAIN
HEARD, READ AND READ AGAIN Be wary of perfection, especially when it comes about farming since beauty is decided by nature and not by chemicals. Tomatoes that you can show at the Louvre in winter, red...
16
Jan
2019
Pruning as rebirth
Pruning is one of the best moments of the year for a wine producer since it means two things: providing a longer lie to the plant hence benefit from it nine months after. Pruning is not just a random cut,...