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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.  Continua
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... Continua
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... Continua
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... Continua
16Oct
2013

Biodynamic Horn Manure - we make our own

horn_640x298.jpg Avignonesi applies biodynamics to all its vineyards. The 2 classic biodynamic preparations are 501 and 500P. The 500P is cow manure that has been stored in cow horns and left buried under ground over the winter. When it is dug up, the manure has... Continua
09Oct
2013

PICKING OLD VINE SANGIOVESE

Poggetti_2011_640x298.jpg The old vines of Sangiovese at the Avignonesi vineyard Poggetti di Sopra are special. This is the vineyard which gives fruit to GRIFI and to the new edition of the GRANDI ANNATE. It is always hand harvested. Continua
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