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22Sep
2014

The Return of Grandi Annate: Terroir Speaks; we Listen

Poggetti_2011.jpg The vintage is 2011 and the place is I Poggetti estate, where the grapes from the old Sangiovese vines, planted in 1974, are hand-picked by a crew of experienced vineyard workers. This is where the story of the NEW Avignonesi Grandi Annate Vino... Read more
22Sep
2014

An interview with Virginie Saverys

10624044_10154523583415487_2326275137564375507_o.jpg "It was somewhat of a coincidence that I became involved with Avignonesi, but I must say that I have fallen in love with Sangiovese because of its many, particular characteristics." Virginie Saverys Read more
15Sep
2014

Eggplant Millefoglie and Sangiovese

Ricetta_MillefoglieMelanzane_finita1.jpg Simplicity and genuine flavours. The essence of the Italian cuisine. Try this easy, yet incredibly tasty antipasto recipe next time you have guests over for dinner.      Read more
17Apr
2014

Making Horn Manure at Avignonesi: a Dirty Business?

horninhand.jpg It’s a sunny spring morning at the winery, and Virginie Saverys is on her way to meet Adriano Zago, our biodynamic consultant, who is waiting for her in the winery vegetable garden, near the Vin Santo vineyard at Le Capezzine estate. He is... Read more
07Mar
2014

Giampaolo Chiettini: Interpreter of Vines

Vir_gp_640x298.jpg Giampaolo Chiettini, consultant winemaker at Avignonesi, is not your typical star-winemaker, although he has helped several important wineries achieve major success with their wines. He doesn’t flaunt a family crest, promote his name as if it... Read more
28Feb
2014

AVIGNONESI VINO NOBILE: A WINE SPECTATOR SUCCESS

Frontal_Nobile_2011_640x298.jpg After the brilliant debut for the new Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2010, produced under the leadership of Virginie Saverys, the 2011 vintage follows it its footsteps. Less than 2 months after this wine was released on the market, it... Read more
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