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23 11, 2012

November 2012: Olive harvest time

By |2017-10-17T09:36:54+02:00November 23rd, 2012|News|0 Comments

When the aroma of truffles and mushrooms begin to fill the air, time to start the olive harvest has come. As in most Tuscan areas, olives are harvested in the months of November and December. But in Lucca - being the area so close to the seaside - the harvest might begin as early as [...]

23 11, 2012

September 2012: grape harvest starts

By |2017-10-17T09:36:54+02:00November 23rd, 2012|News|0 Comments

Weather has adversely affected 2012  Colleverde’s wine harvest. The lack of rains caused stress to some vines and brought about uneven ripening for some varieties. Tuscany as a whole is expecting some of its lowest production in 50 years, which climate and weather conditions are directly being blamed for. However, despite a reduction in quantity, [...]

23 11, 2012

June 2012: Alex Podolinsky visiting the vineyard

By |2017-10-17T09:36:54+02:00November 23rd, 2012|News|0 Comments

Due to his life long dedication to the Bio-Dynamic method, Alex Podolinsky is at the forefront of providing farmers world wide with a sustainable, health imbibing alternative Agricultural method.  Many Australian, as well as European and from elsewhere have embraced this practical application of the Bio-Dynamic Method, which, if correctly applied, does not rely on [...]

19 11, 2012

May 2012: Ray Healey&friends in Colleverde

By |2017-10-17T09:36:54+02:00November 19th, 2012|News|0 Comments

In occasion of "Anteprima Vini" 2012, (http://www.anteprimavini.com/), Sidney's wine judges Ray Healey and David Johnstone visited Fattoria Colleverde. Between tastings we hade a chance to visit together the Restaurant "Villa Bongi", where chef Marco offered a great welcoming dinner.

19 11, 2012

March 2012: Natural Wines at Vinitaly

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the most commercial fair in the wine world has finally decided to open a window on “natural wines”: Fattoria Colleverde did join the ViViT pavilion together with 130 organic/biodynamic wine producers from Italy, France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. Vi.Vi.T - Vigne (Vineyards), Vignaioli (Winemakers) and Terroir , has been the focus of this year’s Vinitaly, [...]