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 …

Award “Tre Bicchieri” Gambero Rosso

Award “Tre Bicchieri” Gambero Rosso

  We are happy to announce that our Bolgheri Rosso Superiore, Sapaio 2013, has been awarded the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri Award. Tuscany is again the most awarded region in the wine guide this year and, even more important, it’s the region with the highest number of wineries getting the ” Tre Bicchieri” Award for …

Green Harvesting

Green Harvesting

The thinning in the vineyard is also called “green harvest”. With this name is understood the process of elimination and destruction of grapes that have not yet reached maturity, the moment of “veraison“, that is when the berries change color, thus eliminating part of the yeld of the entire surface cultivated. During the green harvesting …