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 …

“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 …