Francesco Spadafora's blog

29
Sep
2017
Equations
At this point, as we understand, we are almost at the end of this harvest, where for ‘harvest’ we mean not only grape picking, but the end of the first part of the productive process. With...
12
Sep
2017
Once upon a time, chronicles of a harvest without mid-seasons
A few days after my 24th harvest… Once upon a time nature used to follow the timing of the seasons. There were mid-seasons, winter was rainy and cold, and one needed to wait for spring, when the...
9
Jun
2017
BIO to the core
A couple of months ago, on our way to the Montpellier trade show, we met a wine producer of the Avignone area and, during the 35 trip from downtown to the exhibition center, we’ve been talking a...
25
May
2017
Wine lovers, wine growers
We will lead you sip after sip through the journey to discover our wines and our plants, that we grow on different clumps, according to various exposures and altitudes.
15
May
2017
Mamma mia! My head is in the clouds!
Mamma mia, my head is in the clouds! How many times did we hear or read that exclamation, always thinking that we’d never be the one with ‘the head up in the clouds’, sure that our practical...
3
May
2017
The wines gender
The gender of the wine is never the same. Often it changes, according on our own gender or where we live. Controversial topic and debated since old times. This may help us understand how can picking a...
8
Mar
2017
Naturally bio: an export philosophy
Prowein Dusseldorf, one of the most important international exhibitions, is about to start, from 19 to 21 March and a reflection about BIO and natural is required. Because ‘’Naturally BIO’’...
21
Feb
2017
Spadafora Wines @ Prowein 2017
Dear Friends, We are happy to inform you that Spadafora will be at Prowein this year with a selection of our best BIO wines! Please come visit us at Hall16, Sicilian Area, booth 32. If you plan to come...
6
Feb
2017
An August evening, on snow pillows.
A picture is taken and you imagine a story behind it. A wine is made and you figure out a dish to match it. I find it very liberating and stimulating trying to guess the story behind a picture, also this...
27
Jan
2017
BINGO!
Kidding with my friends, and I’m talking about friends of a certain age, we often tell jokes about, when looking in the mirror, we see that the forehead is expanding, and that heinous space in the...