Piedmont Land of Great wines

The Piedmontese wine has reached internationally recognized qualitative summits in the last 30 years. The vine that best expressed the potential of these territories is Nebbiolo, declined in different denominations from the north to the south of the region. But also other indigenous vines such as Barbera, Dolcetto and Moscato …

Maturation and ageing

The alcoholic fermentation of sugars is the first stage of wine making. But to have more stable, soft and evolved wines (the discourse applies especially to the Reds, but in some cases also for whites and rosé), it is indispensable that, after the first, a second fermentation, the so-called malolacticOne, …

Processes/2: fermentation

The harvest is now at the door and, in the cellar, the grapes harvested will be transformed into must, which will begin almost immediately the process of fermentation. We have all heard this word many times. Yes, but what exactly happens? The fermentation, in this case alcoholic (there are various …

Processes/3: Winemaking

In the previous article we saw the first phase of the winemaking process: alcoholic fermentation. Let us now see the two main winemaking methods: in red and white. Red wine Usually, for the production of red wines, the crushing is carried out with destemmed, with machines that break the berries …