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27Sep
2014

Recipe of the Week: Porcini Mushrooms

crema.jpg Another delicious autumn dish from winery chef Luca. One of the season's traditional Tuscan products is mushrooms, and the most tasty ones are porcini ... and do you know what goes great with porcini? Sangiovese! Read more
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

Virginie_2_low.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
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