The 2014 grape harvest is finished: probably it will be remembered in Tuscany as the worst since 1992. Very rainy spring, low temperatures in summer with many cloudy days, again more heavvy rains in September. The results: low yield (minus 50%) and critical quality for some grape varieties. Even worst could be the upcoming olive [...]
MESSAGE FROM TAUCK’S WORLWIDE OPERATIONS Dear Fattoria Colleverde, We are extremely grateful to the readers of Travel + Leisure, one of the world's most respected travel magazines, for voting Tauck one of the "World's Best Tour Operators" for the 17th year in a row! In addition, I'm proud to tell you that Tauck was also [...]
Once again "Matraja" Olive Oil was selected as one of the very best olive oils of Tuscany - an official contest sponsored by the Tuscan Region and Union Camere. To our great satisfaction, our olive oil was rated as the "second best" oil in terms of polyphenols content. Becuase of the high value of polyphenols [...]
A group of 44 executives and partners participating in the International Convention 'Golden Circus Marriot' visited Colleverde for a "Cooking@-the-Cellar" food experience. Lots of wine and fun, despite the heavy summer storm.
A very old friend of Colleverde, the Argentinian film director Jorge Denti visiting us in Lucca after 18 years !!! His film "La Huella del Doctor Ernesto Guevara" won 8 prizes at the 'Cristal Screen" contest in Mexico 2013.
May 23rd and 24th: great weekend in Tallin presenting Colleverde Wines at Veinituba, Enzo' Restaurant and Beatrice's Mull. Many thanks to all our Estonian friends and clients ! (5 foto)
May 23rd and 24th: great weekend in Tallin presenting Colleverde Wines at Veinituba, Enzo' Restaurant and Beatrice's Mull. Many thanks to all the Estonian friends !
Saturday May 24th, 6pm, Piero&Colleverde' wine "on show" be at MULL, Beatrice's unique restaurant in Tallin (Estonia)
The 13th edition of 'Anteprima Vini della Costa Toscana' was held in Lucca on the 10th and 11th of May 2014. During the two days 65 winemalers from the Tuscan Coast presented the resuts of the 2013 harvest. During the event was presented the latest book of Oliviero Toscani, with no doubts the most famous [...]
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 [...]