OUR GRAPES

It’s that time of the year again! It’s September and our grapes are beautiful, ripe and ready for picking. Because it’s time to harvest, our Francesco has gathered and presented the estate’s most important varietals, the most historical, those that were rediscovered, and the latest arrivals. First of all, the Sangiovese, our most prized grape, […]

HARVEST 2018 IN VIGNAMAGGIO: THE FIRST ONE WITH ORGANIC CERTIFICATION

Harvest-2018

Harvest 2018 has begun in Vignamaggio’s vineyards and we’re pleased to announce that it is the first organic one for us (or, to be more precise, the first one environment-friendly). The first bunches have already been harvested and examined. After harvesting the grapes of Merlot, rosé and Cabernet, it will be the turn of white […]

THE BARRELS

“Botte grande vino piccolo. Botte piccola vino grande.” ‘Small barrels preserve the best wine’ – We asked ourselves if the best things do come in small packages after all. Is there any truth to this popular Italian proverb? We asked  Francesco, caretaker of Vignamaggio’s vines  and wines for the past 30 years. From barriques and […]