“Stories of Independent Winegrowers” in Puglia with Slow Food and FIVI

The first event of the Independent Apulian winegrowers took place at the historic Capuchin Convent in Grottaglie in the province of Taranto, on Friday 19th October.      The first meeting organized by “Slow Food Grottaglie Vinyards and Ceramichs” and “Fivi Puglia Independent Winemakers”. I reached the event travelling with …

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A lady soave. A wine tale by Le Battistelle

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A lady soave. According to Cristina Dal Bosco, owner of Le Battistelle winery, if it were a person, her Soave Classico doc would undoubtedly be a blossoming lady at her best age, 35-40 years old.   As her wine, she would come from the volcanic hills of the Soave Classico …

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Terre di sotto, the sangiovese by Castello di Ripa d’Orcia Winery

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Complying with our usual request “tell us of your wine as if it was a person” Filippo Rossi has no doubts, his Sangiovese is a determined, strong, charming male who loves standing out. We were probably expecting that. What did surprise us, was learning about this thirty something years old …

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The Gobbio is the Sean Connery of Botticino, DOC!

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  We were looking for #vinoumano at the Market Wine of Independent Winegrowers FIVI of Piacenza and there we met the Gobbio Botticino DOC that have been introduced, even “intimately”, by Pierangelo Noventa owner of the farm Noventa Bioviticoltori in the high hills of Botticino (BS). Then we met the “Sean Connery Botticino”, great structure and …

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It’s never just wine. All #vinoumano #humanwine stories

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We played with empathy, ambiguity, metaphors, puns and then the project #vinoumano #humanwine was born: tales of wine between the serious and humorous.   Talking to whom takes care of the wine from the vine to the bottle we quickly realize that around a wine there’s much to tell: how we …

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