August 1st 2017: Grape Harvest Starts

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 … [Read more...]

February 2017

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 … [Read more...]

Christmas 2016

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 … [Read more...]

November 1st 2016: Autumn at Colleverde

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 … [Read more...]

October 2016: comment by a guest !

Dear Colle Verde, It's been some time since my last visit. Tonite I opened this wine. It was superb, fantastic and to-die-for wonderful. Do you have more?! Please let me … [Read more...]

Spring 2016

Matraja Olive Oil has been awarded with the Medal "Diplome Gourmet" by AVPA (Agency for the Valorization of Agricultural Products) in Paris / France. Hundreds of samples from … [Read more...]

September 24th 2015: LAST DAY OF HARVEST.

With the processing of the Cabernet Franc grapes the 2015 harvest is over. About 2 weeks in advance with respect to 'standard' years because of the unusually hot summer. Overall a … [Read more...]

May 28th 2015: Organic Farming at EXPO 2015

Fattoria Colleverde was selected by the European Commission to partecipate to the "Organic production, Research and Innovation" meeting held on May 28th and 29th. in Milan: more … [Read more...]

May 1st 2015: Grange Hermitage Bin 95

Dinner at "Butterfly" with Ray Healey and his aussi tribe. The highlight of the evening was a Grange Hermitage, Bin 95, Vintage 1967 :-)) … [Read more...]

March 25th: VINITALY 2015

Last day, last toast at Vinitaly 2015 in Verona: one of the best editions that I remember ! 150 thousand visitors, buyers from 140 countrys. Are we getting over the crisis ? Or is … [Read more...]