Sapaio 2015, a successful wine!

Sapaio 2015, a successful wine!

We’re wrapping up year 2017 with so many recognitions and satisfactions for our Sapaio 2015. The wine boasts a beautiful texture that is soft and powerful at once…” – this is how prestigious Wine Advocate describes our Sapaio 2015, attributing it a score of 93+. The last of a series of rewards that really make …

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, …

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 …

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 …

“Metti, una sera a cena” – Al Michaels love ” Toscana”

“Metti, una sera a cena” – Al Michaels love ” Toscana”

“Metti una sera a Cena”:  a quote as a tribute to Giuseppe Patroni Griffi‘s great movie, with such a brilliant cast: Trintignant, Bolkan, Musante, Girardot, Capolicchio  and the marvelous Ennio Morricone‘s soundTrack. But the “dinner” we are talking about is not the one of those long gone seventies, but the one nowadays, “Steak night in …