September 25th 2018. Last day of grape havest. Cabernet Franc grapes being processd and crushed. It has been a very long harvest season, starting on August 13th with the Gewürtz-Traminer grapes followed by Chardonnay, Merlot, Syrah, Trebbiano and Sangiovese grapes. Always working in full sun. A good part of the harvest was done at temperatures [...]
The Colleverde vineyards immersed in the fog. The plowed land is ready for the planting of a brand new vineyard: in about three years the production of Colleverde wines will increase of about 5,000 bottles
Our "Terre di Matraja Red 2016" was selected by the 'BEREBENE 2018' as one of the best Italian wines priced below 13 Euros.
The Gambero Rosso rates 5 Colleverde wines in the new 2018 guide: Nero della Spinosa 2014 reached the finals for the 3 glasses Brania delle Ghiandaie 2014: 2 glasses Sinopia CabFranc 2013: 2 glasses Terre di Matraja red: 2 glasses Terre di Matraja white: 1 glass The overall comment is: "Colleverde wines have great personality [...]
"Doctor Wine" (The Essential Guide to Italian Wines 2018) rates our 'Sinopia Cabernet Franc 2013' with 94/100 points and the 'Brania delle Ghiandaie 2014' with 92/100 points.
Our "Greco delle Gaggie" dessert wine was awarded as one of the 18 'coups de coeur' by the wine magazine VINUM at the Biowin Expo Challenge (Montreux)
Harvest of Gewürtz-Traminer grapes started this year at least 15 days ahead of standard time: 2017 spring and summer were incredibly dry, and we foresee an anticipated harvest for all grape varieties. Not even in 2003, the hottest summer I remember, harvest started that early. But unlike 2003, this year we did not encounter (so [...]
Feb 6th 2017. Visiting Tyrrell's Winery in Hunter Valley. Outside temperature 43°. The owner Bruce Tyrrell showing us the 120 years old Syrah vineyard. Probably the oldest ungrafted syrah vines in the world, and you can taste it. The son of Bruce - Chris Tyrrel, held for a tasting us 3 different labels of white [...]
Dear Piero, Today we opened a very special bottle red wine from Fattoria Colleverde. And we would like to take this opportunity and send you Season's Greetings from Germany. We enjoy the Christmas days together with our family and today for diner we will taste your wine. Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! Yours [...]
The vineyard is ready to go to sleep (thank God for the great job it did this year) while olives are ready for the olive press. Tough times for Organic Olive Oil Producers because of the late attack of the olive fly... harvest is going to be very mean, although not as bad as in [...]