ITALY, Piedmont, Piedmont, WINES
OLD VINESNO HERBICIDES, SOIL MANAGEMENT Herb mowing hand done to avoid any herbicide, sowing of 20+ different variety of herbs that help plants avoiding stress and acting as natural fertilizer in addition to “humus” NO PESTICIDES, INSECTS MANAGEMENTHARVEST Harvest hand done only of the best fruits at the moment of the top maturity followed by an accurate selection to avoid any compromise. NATURAL FERMENTATION WITH INDIGENOUS YEASTSBOTTLING WITH THE MAXIMUM RESPECT OF THE WINE
Vineyards from 35 to 75 years old with limited yield per hectare to maximize the grape quality, the terroir and production area
Use of “sexual confusion” (natural method that provide the use of pheromones to avoid the reproduction of the insects without any chemical product) and hand harvest of “noctue” (worms that eat buds in spring, destroying part of the production)
Natural starter (pie de cuve) using only yeasts that are naturally present on the skins of the berries, in order to obtain not standard wines, but products that really reflect the territory and production area.
Minimum use of sulphites and clarify only when really necessary. Red wines, generally, are bottled without any filtration in order to don’t lose any feature of the grape.
GERMANY, Moselle, WINES
Bischöfliche Weingüter Trier (Episcopal Wine Estates of Trier) has emerged from vineyard holdings owned by Bischöfliches Konvikt, Bischöfliches Priesterseminar, and Hohe Domkirche. The centuries-old winemaking tradition is maintained until today. It is seldom that culture, tradition, and nature are so closely interwoven as in the steep slopes along the Mosel, Saar, and Ruwer. The inimitable creation of Riesling wines with finesse, elegance, and depth are the primary goals of the Bischöfliche Weingüter Trier. The necessary capital is an incredible diversity of core plots in legendary steep slope sites over a total area of 98 hectares.
Emilia, ITALY, WINES
Negrese Winery is run by Matteo Braga, faithful to the classic tradition of wine making. The Negrese is distinguished by its high quality wines that convey all the tastes and flavors of the surrounding Piacenza hills. The "Negrese" and Matteo Braga boast a professionalism and experience that has proven to be able to conquer the most varied and demanding customers. Vineyards, the selection of the finest grapes, the care and the attention for every step and every stage of production and winemaking are the strengths of the "IL NEGRESE" company. The "Negrese" range of wines includes excellent wines and many prizes: Malvasia Passito, Bonarda, Gotturnio, Malvasia, and others.
Burgundy, FRANCE, WINES
Maison André Delorme is a recognised specialist in the great wines from the Côte Chalonnaise and Crémants de Bourgogne. With links to each of the Côte Chalonnaise terroirs - Rully, Givry, Mercurey, Bouzeron, Montagny - it covers more than twenty appellations, which it selects, vinifies and ages in its cellars at Rully. In 2005, the company took on a new direction. Eric Piffaut, Director of the family business Veuve Ambal, also based in Rully, took over at the Maison André Delorme. New technical and human resources contributed to the company's development. A state of the art vat-house was installed in the Rully cellars. Talented winemaker Laurence Danel took over vinification and ageing, assisted by the renowned French Oenologist Nadine Gublin. >>Download datasheet<<