California Tour 2017: Where excellence is the order of the day!

California Tour 2017: Where excellence is the order of the day!

We have just wrapped up Podere Sapaio’s annual California Tour, which proved to be rich in interesting encounters and new ideas. The tour kicked off with a dinner-tasting at San Francisco’s excellent two-Michelin-star Acquerello restaurant, a staunch promoter of all Made in Italy produce, and it was in this attractive location that on 19 April, …

Podere Sapaio at Vinitaly 2017

Podere Sapaio at Vinitaly 2017

Another fantastic four days of presentations and tastings for Podere Sapaio at a sold out Vinitaly 2017. Once again, Podere Sapaio made its mark  at Italy’s biggest wine show, confirming its international importance thanks to the latest digital technology specifically aimed at the wine sector. The 51st Edition of Vinitaly, held in Verona from 9 …

At Sapaio, grappa is born from a meeting of minds.

At Sapaio, grappa is born from a meeting of minds.

The very first Sapaio Grappa – a combination of quality and precision that pays tribute to our 2016 harvest. In 2016, Sapaio took an important step by expanding into distillate production, something that had not been considered until recently. The grappa production process is in fact very complex, and technique and precision are the keys …

Luca Maroni says NinetySix

Luca Maroni says NinetySix

Another welcome acknowledgment that rewards us for the great work done by all the Podere Sapaio team. After evaluating our Sapaio 2013, Luca Maroni owner of its Yearbook Of Best Italian Wines, tells us that with a 96 points of pleasantness index is found to be the 3rd best red wine of Italy. We are …

GardiniNotes says NinetyFour

GardiniNotes says NinetyFour

After the harvest, and the arrival of winter, during the “tranquility” of December we make our reflections on the work always performed with passion this year, and to our delight we see arriving appreciated gifts that give us a great energy. It is our great pleasure to inform you that during a blind tasting by …

Harvest 2016

Harvest 2016

In early october the grape harvest 2016 in Podere Sapaio came to an end with the harvest of Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s been an excellent year, begun with an early budding, followed by a typical spring trend with a classic succession of sunny and rainy days. The summer period has been practically without rainfall but thanks …

Vinification in Amphora

Vinification in Amphora

During the latest harvest at Podere Sapaio we decided to try winemaking in amphora for the first time. “Terracotta” is a totally natural and handmade material. It is pure simplicity. In working with amphora there is very little mechanization, everything is manual, sensibly manual. Something suitable to countless situations. It’s a fascinating method, an ancestral …

Acknowledgment BIBENDA 2017

Acknowledgment BIBENDA 2017

A welcome acknowledgment by BIBENDA Sommelier Italian Foundation for our Sapaio Bolgheri Superiore 2013, was awarded the 5 grapes! LINK: http://www.bibenda.it/download/5-grappoli-2017.pdf