A drop of the good stuff

Notes from a cantina deep in the heart of Umbria.

 

Barriques and Botte

This is where our red wines spend from a couple of months to a couple of years, in the Barriquaia. The barriques hold 225 litres each and the big botte 3000 litres. Our barriques and botte are all …

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Tasting and Blending

While we are great fans of the purity of single cultivar wines, there is always room for some expert blending! Our 3Q is what we define as our easy drinking and accessable red. As a Rosso Umbria IGT …

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Getting Ready for Winter Slumber

Its been a long hot summer in Italy, followed by an equally warm and dry Autumn. The vineyard is only now starting to look like it is getting ready for its winter slumber. All the leaves are yellow …

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D'oro at the Pig at Combe

The beautiful bar at the Pig at Combe.  Please notice the wine.  Nothing like a glass of crisp, minerally D'oro.D'oro at the Pig at Combe

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It is so hot in Italy

Like the UK, the weather in Italy has been extremely hot.  It looks and feels more like August.  We could do with some rain but no storms please.  We missed out on this passing shower.

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