5 10, 2018

September 2018: last day of grape havest

By |2018-10-05T10:47:51+02:00October 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

4 12, 2017

December 2017: Wine Guides rate Colleverde / 2

By |2017-12-06T10:08:35+02:00December 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2017

August 1st 2017: Grape Harvest Starts

By |2017-10-17T09:36:53+02:00August 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

7 02, 2017

February 2017

By |2017-10-17T09:36:53+02:00February 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

26 12, 2016

Christmas 2016

By |2017-10-17T09:36:53+02:00December 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 11, 2016

November 1st 2016: Autumn at Colleverde

By |2017-10-17T09:36:53+02:00November 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

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 [...]