6 August 2020

Grapes do not like sunbathing

In August we love the sea, the sun, and the tan. We can protect ourselves with a good sunscreen but grapes can’t, so they don’t like […]
18 June 2020

What are we doing now in the vineyard: the topping

After the fruit set, this is the moment of the topping, that is, the cutting of the final parts of the growing shoots, the apex and […]
23 May 2020

Spring in the vineyard: the works of this period

In this season the growth of the vine is very fast. There are so many jobs to do! We are now finishing the green pruning works, […]
22 March 2020

Viticulture in Rome and the rediscovery of the Genius Loci

The Romans were great winegrowers. At the time of their agricultural acme, they had reached good empirical knowledge of the vineyard practices (with the due limits). […]