Francesco Spadafora's blog

12
Jul
2019
A FEW HECTARES MORE MEANS QUALITY
A few hectares more means quality Some years ago, twenty-five to be precise, a famous and above all good person, Giacomo Tachis, revealed me a secret saying that it would not be a drama if we bought grapes...
5
Jul
2019
PRUVULAZZO
Technically speaking the sicilian name is ''pruvulazzo'' or ''polvere'' (dust) in italian, and the tool we use it's called ''cuteddazzu'' in dialect, translated as cutlass in english, since it's made out...
24
Jun
2019
Sincere
I want to drink a glass of wine, how can I know if it's healthy? This is the question that the customer often ask to the producer and he is sometimes blown away, he answers without actually answering!...
17
Jun
2019
The continuous liquid evolution
The vocabulary describes evolution as the possible changes from an initial state to another state, but no vocabulary can explain the feeling of an evolving wine during its life span. You pour it into the...
3
Jun
2019
The influence of the lunar phases on human life.
The phases of the moon have an influence on human life: for centuries they have been considered a very useful indicator, especially in theagricultural sector. Recently it has been discovered that the lunar...
24
May
2019
THINK ABOUT THE VINEYARD AS A TREE
Think about the vineyard as a tree, strong as a tree keeping you and the nex generations company. This is the summary of what farmers think when they grow vines, also translatable as “old vine knows...
17
May
2019
Determined to have an identity
Determined to have an identity to have that motivation, will and steadiness that all together make you an interesting person, for yourself. Appearing it's like reflecting and it can happen in the dark...
2
May
2019
Plants and life
Plants, in general, are a wonderful example of life, growth and equilibrium. Beautiful no matter their age. Giuseppe Pietro Maria
24
Apr
2019
RAIN AND WIND
Rain and wind Rain and wind are two core elements of agriculture that coexist and sometimes they try to excel on eachother. Wind forces rain to change direction and it makes it go in new places, where...