Francesco Spadafora's blog

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,...
11
Dec
2018
Woman and man with the glass in their hand
Woman and man with the glass in their hand There is a different way of drinking between woman and man - “I really think so’’. The man drinks on impulse while the woman smelles the wine...
6
Dec
2018
HOPE
HOPE We are getting close to the holidays and we metabolized the harvest that was at least complicated, and we already start cultivating the hope that will accompany us throughout the year, waiting for...
28
Nov
2018
The Farmer
The farmer Cultivating the land, living the land, it's in our DNA, in our heritage, battles, successes, hopes and in some letdowns as well. The typical winemaker looks at the sky, lives its day waiting...
16
Nov
2018
MUSIC AND WINE
Music and wine. Is wine music? I don't know, I am not one of those people that swirl the glass looking for hidden shades, maybe because I think about the cold pruning, the thrill of blossoming buds, maybe...
31
Oct
2018
MAYBE IT'S JUST TOO LATE
Maybe it's just too late. Who knows if it's too late. Who knows if we might change something otherwise it's too late. Who knows if we will understand that we need to change something. Who knows if we will...
22
Oct
2018
Mamma mia!
Mamma mia! Mom, they told me I make natural wines, I don't get the tone of it, if it's a good thing or not. Mom, isn't making wine a natural process? My son, pay attention when you answer because you can...
15
Oct
2018
Each wine its cork
One of the important choices for a producer is the CORK. Being in the business for 25 years provided us some experience in this field. As we know, wine is alive and keeps evolving in the bottle, so we...