12-5-2016 SUSANNA DEIANA

Susanna Deiana works on exhibit at Spazio Se, the exhibition hall,  from May 7th until Sunday, July 3rd.

The opening on Saturday May 7 at 16:00.

L'Osteria Perilla will care of the refreshments, made of Podere Forte products and cold cuts.

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3-5-2016 ORCIA WINE FESTIVAL 2016

Orcia, the best wine in the world” . Orcia Wine festival  took place from 22nd to 25th of April 2016 in the medieval context of Palazzo Chigi, in the beautiful village of San Quirico D'Orcia, was held.
An apointment full of events and performances that have amused and entertained the many tourists...

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31-3-2016 ASYA: THE BEST “METODO CLASSICO” EVER PRODUCED IN TUSCANY

L’Espresso – March 25, 2016: Asya: the best “metodo classico” ever produced in Tuscany.

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21-3-2016 ANOTHER ARTICLE ON “LIFESTYLE JOURNAL”

Another article on ”LifeStyle Journal" of “Hong Kong Economic Journal”, by Keith Kan, on Podere Forte event at the 8 ½ Bombana.

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18-3-2016 PETRUCCI 2010 AND 2011 ON JANCISROBINSON.COM

Great satisfaction for Petrucci 2010 and 2011 scores of Jancis Robinson following the tasting of Walter Speller . To the article .
 

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1-3-2016 OSTERIA PERILLA’: REOPENING

After the winter break, “Osteria Perillà” Restaurant is going to open again on March 5, to welcome guests with a new menu,  always based on high quality raw materials coming from Podere Forte organic farm.

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29-2-2016 RAY KHOO WRITE OF PODERE FORTE ON MR MAGAZINE

The journalist Ray Khoo write of Podere Forte on the “wine talk” of MR magazine.

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26-2-2016 GRIZZLY: NEW SUPERLIGHT FARMING MACHINERY

0.13 g/cm2 is the pressure ratio our new Grizzly tractors will develop while driving among the rows in our vineyards. To understand such value, you just need to know that the specific pressure of a man standing on his own two feet is much greater. Research has encouraged us to study with the Rodag...

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26-2-2016 WOOD: WINE AGING, PHILOSOPHY, CHOICE AND USE

We have been collaborating with the best French cooperages for over 15 years: Francois Freres and Taransaud - it is  with them that we thoroughly analyse the wood for ageing our wines, we asses the forest of origin, wood grain, lenght of aging in the open air, and finally define the best degree of...

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26-2-2016 ENOSIS: ADVICE AND COLLABORATION

Podere Forte and Enosis, owner Donato Lanati, have been involved in a partnership since 1997, when the great Luigi Veronelli arranged their very first meeting. 

Enosis has always carried out research applied to the winemaking sector, from the vineyard to the cellar. The last years have been...

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26-2-2016 NEW 2016 VINES

Vineyard expansion is still in progress. Starting March, 5 hectares will be planted as follows: 2.5 ha Greco di tufo, 2 ha Sangiovese, and 0.5 ha Pinot Noir. The birth of a new vineyard implies a long process preceded by detailed soil testing, accurate hydro-geological management, and by specific...

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26-2-2016 PRUNING

Vine pruning, the first and fundamental step in 2016's campaign, took off in late January. The company has chosen Guyot training for French vine varieties, while goblet trellises mainly apply to Sangiovese, with a small percentage of Guyot. In addition, “espalier” pruning - also known as...

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26-2-2016 VINITALY 2016

Vinitaly, the International Show for Italian wines and spirits, has turned 50, and Podere Forte will take part in the event.

An annual occasion for welcoming once again business partners, and to meet new ones -both Italian and foreing; an occasion for analysing and consolidating partnerships.

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25-2-2016 1° WINE&SIENA FAIR

Siena, Palazzo Salimbeni – 1° Fiera Wine&Siena

The video interview to our Commerciale & Marketing Director Giovani Mazzoni.
 

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24-2-2016 AN ARTICLE ON THE MAGAZINE “LIFE & STYLE”

From the Life&Style pages of MING PAO magazine, a full page on Podere Forte and on the event of last November by Bombana 8, ½.

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23-2-2016 ASSEMBLAGES: THE TREND FOR 2014 VINTAGE WINES

The vintage is now undergoing the final barrel-ageing stage. The bottling process will end in April as regards Petruccino, and in June for Petrucci and Guardiavigna. 12 February was the day for the annual meeting with dott. Lanati for assemblage definition. It was a very positive gathering; we are...

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23-2-2016 PETRUCCI 2012 RELEASE

Petrucci 2012 new vintage will be available on all markets on 1 March. Petrucci wine, created in 2001 and made from 100% Sangiovese grapes, is named after the stunning ancient farm. Petrucci, Podere Forte's flagship wine, is the product of the best parcels, and the highest expression of our...

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16-2-2016 ANTEPRIMA ASYA

Last 14 February 2016, renowned three Michelin star restaurant Enoteca Pinchiorri hosted the first presentation ever of ASYA, the brand new Classic Method Quality Sparkling Rose Wine 100% Pinot Noir, aged 60 months on the lees. 

Cav. Pasquale Forte, the founder and owner, poignantly recounted the...

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2-2-2016 “THE NEW TUSCAN CUISINE”

The guide "The New Tuscan Cuisine" describes the best Tuscan recipes combined with great Tuscan wines, including our Orcia Rosso Guardiavigna DOC 2001.

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2-2-2016 Podere Forte on web magazine “Zester Daily.com”

We propose the article written by the journalist Rosemary George after visiting  Podere Forte last November 2015.

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23-12-2015 “IL TACCUINO DEI RISTORANTI D’ITALIA 2016” guide

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23-12-2015 “I MIGLIORI VINI ITALIANI” guide

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23-12-2015 BIBENDA 2016 GUIDE

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23-12-2015 “I VINI DI VERONELLI” guide

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23-12-2015 IL GOLOSARIO

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23-12-2015 WineGo guide

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23-12-2015 OINOS PRESS REVIEW

Petrucci: The best portrait of a territory patrimony of the humanity.

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21-12-2015 2015’s GRAPE HARVEST

We started off with great expectations, backed by balanced development throughout the year, by benevolent weather, and by constant  and reassuring fruit sampling and lab analysis. It all happened a few days earlier than in the last years - a winning choice as  the rainy week in late September was...

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21-12-2015 CHRISTMAS CONCERT IN ROCCA D’ORCIA

A Christmas concert featuring the local Philharmonic will take place in San Simeone church Saturday 12 December at 9.15 pm. A great occasion for exchanging greetings, toasting with sparkling wine, and sharing panettone.

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21-12-2015 “Piccola Fattoria Forte” on the move!

The “Piccola Fattoria Forte” project, now popular beyond the company's boundaries, was hosted in Piazza del Campo square, Siena, for the “Mercato nel Campo” event, held on 5 and 6 December 2015. On that occasion kids had their try at preparing typical dishes and at tackling senses.... Read all

21-12-2015 Osteria Perillà: Christmas Lunch

Osteria Perillà is preparing to welcome its customers for the upcoming Christmas holidays. The menu will be enhanced by seasonal specialties prepared, as always, with raw materials from Podere Forte. The atmosphere will be cosy and Christmassy, of course, with specially decorated interiors and a...

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21-12-2015 PFEIFFER’S CIRCULAR CHROMATOGRAPHY

This year in late November, Podere Forte was the venue for the long-awaited training course on circular chromatography, by Dott. Maurizio Peruzzi. It is a holistic analysis method that, together with sensitive crystallisation, shows us the vital properties of soil and compost. Also this technique...

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21-12-2015 GRAPE SORTING

Every single action concerning the vineyard is carried out with utmost care, from pruning and  choosing  the shoots, to harvesting, which covers three different collection stages according to grape and bunch  size and degree of ripeness. Focus is on detail throughout grape and bunch quality...

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21-12-2015 Oil campaign 2015

What an oil! Bright green with yellow highlights, great aroma complexity:  green tomato, artichoke, celery, and herbs. Rich in polyphenols, with a full and enveloping palate,  a bitter and hot finish,  excellently persistent.The harvest began on 15 October and ended on 12 November; the olives were...

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21-12-2015 TREATMENTS IN THE VINEYARD: FLADEN PREPARATION – MARIA THUN

Autumn, vibrant  yellow and red-streaked vineyards, leaves  falling softly. The end of a season, of a cycle, ...or the beginning of another.  Actually each season has its own key stages and vital processes, different vineyard tasks to be carried out cyclically. In autumn, once harvest is over,...

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10-12-2015 FROM THE MARKETS

The autum quarter has always been all about intense PR work and international events. It leads us to the end of the year and brings on the sales peak season, along with the time to get in touch with importers at the customary Budget Meetings, and for the Release of the new 2012 Petruccino and...

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9-12-2015 Petruccino 2013 AND Guardiavigna 2012 RELEASE

The 1 of October was release day for both Petruccino 2013 and Guardiavigna 2012 in all markets. We presented and celebrated their arrival in several foreign markets that had been eagerly awaiting the occasion for weeks. Petruccino, our "Premier Cru", was created in 2002 and is closely bound to the...

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4-12-2015 Christmas concert

Podere Forte presents the Christmas concert of the Philharmonic " The Castilian ", conducted by Ivano Rossi .
 

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30-11-2015 PRESS CONFERENCE PODERE FORTE - HONG KONG

Last Monday, November 23rd, the press conference to launch and present Podere Forte in Hong Kong.  More than twenty journalists coming from the international life-style and wine magazines attended to the event. For the occasion we presented both the current and the more aged vintages, masterly...

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26-11-2015 Rubinacci Atelier Event

Two luxury fashion houses in a wonderful location, the Rubinacci atelier, in the heart of Milan's fashion district. United by the same origins and by the hint for excellence, the maison Rubinacci, a must of Italian fashion, elegance and charm, and Parmigiani undisputed master of the time, his...

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23-11-2015 Petrucci at wine auction

Podere Forte’s wines, for the second time in this 2015 on auction. This time in Hong Kong at the event organized by Gelardini & Romani Wine Auction. Sunday, November 8th our Petrucci was 'beaten' in various sizes and vintages; all lots have gone sold out with important and exciting raises in price....

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12-11-2015 Podere Forte meets restaurants in Vienna

Podere Forte meets restaurants in Vienna in a picturesque location at the top of the Kw47.
Organized by Morandell, the event was a great success and once again, the farm was involved with our Petrucci, Guardiavigna and Petruccino.
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9-11-2015 From Robert Parker Blog - Mr.Jorgen Lindstrom tasting notes

From Robert Parker Blog, after the Villa D’Este World Wine Symposium, the abstract of the tasting notes on Petrucci 2011, recorded in Sweden, on a panel of 64 wine professionals. Yesterday evening, I conducted a Super Tuscan tasting for 60+ persons in my home town, and even more importantly for the...

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9-11-2015 VILLA D’ESTE “Wine Symposium 2015”

The 2015 edition of the most exclusive wine symposium of the year took place in the beautiful frame of Villa D’Este on Lake Como. We were among the protagonist both in the tasting section and in the seminars. We brought our Petrucci 2011, Guardiavigna 2012, 2011 and 2010 and raised great success...

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29-10-2015 Rubinacci Event

Last October 21, in London, we took part to the celebration of  the first 10 years of the Rubinacci boutique, the historical Neapolitan tailor’s house, that since 2005 has landed at the 96 of Mount Street. For the occasion, we have offered guests our wine Petrucci 2008 Magnum.  The six rare bottles...

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29-10-2015 EMPORIO RIAMA’ NEW OPENING HOURS

Autumn opening hours:

from Friday to Sunday: 11:30 am - 16:00 pm 
Sunday October 25: closed

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22-10-2015 Podere Forte for the 2015 edition of Golosaria

Last October 18th Podere Forte was on stage at the Agorà Theatre for The 2015 edition of Golosaria.  We were among the 21 Champions who represent the 21 Italian Regions for innovation, development and growth, at the highest levels of Quality. Podere Forte represented Quality and Innovation for...

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22-10-2015 “VINI D’ITALIA” - GAMBERO ROSSO GUIDE 2016”

Views the page of "Vini d'Italia" - Gambero Rosso 2016.

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19-10-2015 Our Petrucci on the magazine “Ming Pao Weekly”

Our Petrucci on the magazine "Ming Pao Weekly" from Hong Kong, following the visit of journalist Ronny Lau.

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16-10-2015 “Petruccino and Jaguar in tour”

The Svanen Wine shop of Oslo, is sponsoring the presentation of the New Jaguar XF with Petruccino 2013 as testimonial. Two big news in advance the new Born Jaguar model and the new Petruccino 2013 Vintage!
 

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2-10-2015 PETRUCCINO 2013 - RELEASE

Yesterday October 1st 2015 the new great vintage of  Petruccino 2013 has been released. This wine has a strong link with Petrucci, the symbol and ultimate expression of our production. Actually Petruccino recalls a sort of "little brother", hence its nickname .. but it fully enjoys of our same...

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14-9-2015 “PICCOLA FATTORIA FORTE” PROJECT

The 18 August was dedicated to the presentation of the “Piccola Fattoria Forte” project, an initiative strongly supported by Podere Forte, aimed at educating children on food and environment issues. Dott. Giorgio Ciacci, the project coordinator, welcomed the children with a lesson on the senses, on...

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14-9-2015 CARTA LIBERTATIS: THE CHARTER OF LIBERTY LIVES ON IN ROCCA D’ORCIA

In 1207, Count Guido Medico di Tentennano, Lord of Rocca d'Orcia (Siena), granted the villagers a   "Charta Libertatis", which not only stated the peasants’ duties but also their rights against the feudal Lord. Such document was one of the first concrete specimens of emancipation from feudal...

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14-9-2015 ALEANDRO MONACI EXHIBITING AT SPAZIO SE

Aleardo Monaci’s exhibition was opened on 12 August at Spazio SE in Rocca d’Orcia. The peasant painter, as he was nicknamed, was born in Castiglione d'Orcia (SI) on October 17, 1908, and died in Castiglione d'Orcia (SI) on July 23, 1989. Aleardo was a strong man, a man full of daring, but also...

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14-9-2015 ROCCA D’ORCIA SUMMER FESTIVAL 2015

The second edition of “Rocca d’Orcia Summer Festival” has just finished, recording large audiences that appreciated the varied show programme. The viewers, encouraged by remarkable weather, loved the stunning hamlet of   Rocca d’Orcia for a couple hours entertainment. This year, Podere Fortes's...

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14-9-2015 MERANO INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL 2015

Once again, Podere Forte will take part in the show to be held in Merano from 6 to 9 November 2015. Only the 6th will be dedicated to the “BIO & DYNAMICA” day, exclusively for organic and/or biodynamic winemakers. The show panel has selected two of our biodynamic wines:  Petrucci 2012 and...

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14-9-2015 PETRUCCINO 2013 RELEASE

Petruccino 2013 wine will be available on all markets from 1 October 2015. Petruccino has a strong connection with Petrucci, the winery's flagship and top wine; as a matter of fact it is a kind of "little brother", status that its name gives away ( -ino is an Italian suffix meaning "little") ......

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14-9-2015 WHEAT HARVEST

The company's 112 hectares arable fields, situated within the municipality of   San Quirico d'Orcia, were selected and acquired in 2012 thanks to their specific soil rich in clay. The land has been treated according to the principles of biodynamics since it was purchased, therefore all the cereals...

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14-9-2015 FROM THE VINEYARDS

Excellent expectations for 2015's harvest.The year's climatic evolution was fascinating; a mild winter that also benefited from 10 harsh days, and the right proportion of spring rain led to balanced plant development. The summer was marked by heat waves that triggered early maturation -  by...

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14-9-2015 ISO 14001 CERTIFICATION

Respect for nature, plus certified organic and biodynamic farming are the foundations of the winery. Podere Forte has further enhanced them by complying with European environment certification    ISO 14001 regulations since 2010 - successfully renewed last July. Over the years, we have implemented...

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14-9-2015 FROM THE WINE CELLAR

The wine cellar is all set to welcome 2015's yield. The 500, 380, 250 and 200 kg wooden vats have been reopened after resting 9 months – taking in and seeing the colours of the last harvest once again is such an exciting experience! The vats are thoroughly washed with acidified water, which allows...

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14-9-2015 TESTING LABORATORY

Podere Forte’s in-house oeno-chemical testing lab was established back in 2004. It is in charge of monitoring the whole winemaking production process, from bunch ripening to wine marketing. Laboratory management and development was entrusted to Sara Parricchi, supported by oenologist Cristian...

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3-9-2015 HARVEST IN PODERE FORTE

The balanced climate of August allow us to pick up perfectly ripened fruits. We started the harvest of the Merlot in different parcels: Terzuoli, Orniello and Ciliegio plot.
In the picture, workers start early at sunrise with the fresher temperatures, important detail that fully maintain the...

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25-8-2015 MUSIC CONCERT YEARS ‘30

Tuesday, August 25 at 21:30 by the PRO LOCO (Castiglione D'Orcia), the last music concert at '30s with the Arcadia Swing Orchestra.

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4-8-2015 EMPORIO RIAMA’ NEW OPENING HOURS

August opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday closed
Thursday - Saturday: 10:30 am - 7:00 pm 
Sunday: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm 

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29-7-2015 SUMMER FESTIVAL 2015

Following its latest box office hit, Rocca d'Orcia Summer Festival, the multi-event dedicated to culture and organised by  Podere Forte at stunning Rocca d’Orcia, will soon be back with a really exciting 2015 edition from 7 to 25 August. The programme features several big names, whose performances...

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20-7-2015 OIINOS MAGAZINE AND PODERE FORTE

Oinos magazine dedicates an article to our Sales & Marketing Director Giovanni Mazzoni.

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16-7-2015 AWARD FOR PODERE FORTE WINES

We wish to share with you another international award for Podere Forte wines. It is with great satisfaction that we announce that  the prestigious American Magazine “Wine Enthusiast” has tasted our Guardiavigna 2011 and conferred a very high score in the top list!

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15-7-2015 OUR WINES TO THE WORLD WINE AWARDS

We have taken part with our wines to the World Wine Awards, one among the most prestigious competitions of the field, organized by the famous English Wine Magazine "Decanter". Our Petrucci and Guardiavigna have received the Silver medal, and our Petruccino the Bronze one!

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30-6-2015 PETRUCCI ON MAGAZINE “ANNUAL CUCINA”

At page 44 of the magazine " Annual Cucina " June release, we can find the description of Podere Forte's Petrucci wine.

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29-6-2015 VINITALY, THE ECCELENCE OF ITALIAN WINE PRODUCTION

The 49th edition of Vinitaly has closed registering the presence of 4000 companies, a great success! 4 days of exposure, an incredible platform during which it has been tasted the best of italian wine production. Mention all exhibitors is almost impossible, so I will focus on some excellent...

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15-6-2015 PERSWIJN RATING 2015 - PT10 e PN12

The prestigious Dutch Magazine “Perswijn”, after giving 17 points to our Guardiavigna 2011, also tasted the Petrucci 2010 and Petruccino 2012. Petrucci ranked at  1st place among all the non Chianti DOC/DOCG submitted for Tuscany to the contest,  with 17/20 points. - Comments: Vanilla and plums,...

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5-6-2015 HOLLAND FALLS IN LOVE FOR GUARDIAVIGNA 2011

The prestigious Dutch oenological magazine "Perswijn" has tasted and judged our Cru wine Guardiavigna 2011. The result has been published in the lastet edition where our wine was ranked first in tasting of local Tuscan wines of this edition. The wine, valued with 17 poinjts out of 20, has "climbed"...

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5-6-2015 PODERE FORTE AT THE “EMPORIO LETTERARIO DI PIENZA” EVENT

For event  " Emporio Letterario di Pienza “ organized by the Pienza Municipality in cooperation with the “Fondazione Caffeina", Podere Forte  gave his sponsorship inviting local authorities , Restaurants and journalists at the seminar and at the tasting of  Podere Forte wines. In the picture: the...

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2-6-2015 SPAZIO SE EXHIBITIONS

Once again, Rocca d'Orcia's stylish Spazio SE venue will host a number of artists. We set off with Domenique Bollinger, the internationally renowned photographer, who proposed, from 21 March   to 1 May, his “Clair Obscur” solo show featuring black and white photographs of the Val d’Orcia valley.

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2-6-2015 OSTERIA PERILLA’ NEW WEB SITE

Osteria Perillà has a new website that will soon be endowed with new video contents created in collaboration with the students of Prof. Maurizio Masini of Siena University, Department of Communication Sciences. The videos will show the Osteria’s interior on a kind of detailed interactive tour...

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1-6-2015 PODERE FORTE’S NEW “PRINCE”

His name is Romeo, and he is Podere Forte's new ram. The mission of this young Suffolk specimen (that arrived just a few weeks ago) is to enhance the "bloodeline" of the Podere's lambs. Anyone approaching Podere Forte realises he is around straight away, as you can hear him "bleating" miles away.... Read all

1-6-2015 SENSITIVE CRYSTALLIZATION 2015

Soil crystallization has been completed also for the current year. The pictures we have obtained clearly show that this year's pedological structure is much more similar to that of 2012 and 2013 rather than to last year's, whose abnormality was widely ascribable to the weather. Crystallizations...

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1-6-2015 BACTROCERA OLEAE - “OLIVE FRUIT FLY”

Cutting down olive fruit fly? Podere Forte’s challenge is a monitoring and preventive treatment protocol, developed with CNR Milan.
As 2014 was quite upsetting, to such an extent that Podere Forte could not bottle its excellent oil, steps have been taken to implement a preventive treatment and...

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27-5-2015 NEW VINEYARDS: HAND PLANTING, VARIETY, AND EXTENSION

2015 planting, the following vineyards were planted in the Finocchieti area:   1.1 ha Sangiovese - 1.5 ha Greco di tufo

Planting new vineyards is a crucial stage: we always strive for perfection when looking after our terroirs, going in-depth with research and analysis when it comes to soil and...

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26-5-2015 COMPOST WISE

A time-honoured practice, and farmer's pride. Feeding the soil ecosystem is crucial for farming: vineyards, olive groves, or arable land. This is the purpose served by our compost, which we make with manure from our Chianina cows, plus brushwood and a little marc. The heaps, prepared in autumn...

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26-5-2015 PETRUCCI SET TO CONQUER ASIA

Podere Forte’s flagship Sangiovese participated in the Gelardini & Romani wine auction in Hong Kong for the first time, selling five out of six lots at twice the starting bid.

May 2015 – With five out of six lots sold and hammer bids that doubled the starting bid, never has so much attention been...

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26-5-2015 “CASSA” COLLECTION GUARDIAVIGNA 2008 - 2011

Guardiavigna borns in 2001 and is the expression of the best terroirs of Podere Forte, in a remarkable cuvèe that combines the fragrant consistency and structure of Cabernet Franc, the strength and the mildness of Merlot along with the complexity and persistence of Petit Verdot. The result is a...

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25-5-2015 CASTIGLIONCELLO DEL TRINORO TASTING

Last Wednesday May 20, we hold a seminar with tasting, by the ancient stone village of Castiglioncello Trinoro at Monteverdi Tuscany-Villas and Hotel in Siena province. We presented to our participants from the USA and Europe, the current vintages of our wines in addition to a vertical tasting of...

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25-5-2015 PRODUCTION: 2014’S WINE AGEING

Cellar routine continues by racking 2014's wine. Wine fruitfully evolves on the lees, rich in mannoproteins released by yeast cell lysis, which positively impact on wine agreeableness and complexity. Sangiovese wines are still ageing on the lees, as they will be racked in the coming months. So far,...

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24-5-2015 FROM THE VINEYARDS: BIODYNAMIC TREATMENTS, SPROUTING, AND BLOOMING

Vineyards have been evolving so quickly since the first leaves appeared in mid March, in fact, it is already blooming time (20 May). Vineyards vegetative balance is excellent, with even growth. The biodynamic treatment began in April by spreading Preparation 500, also known as horn manure – as it...

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21-5-2015 GUARDIAVIGNA 2009

Friday May 22, we’ll be in Milan for an event “in tandem” with Berloni (Kitchens), from 18:30 to 22:30 at the Berloni Showroom in Milan downtown – Albricci Street, 8. The event was advertised and scheduled  among the various events related to EXPO 2015. Finger food for dinner, with tasting of our...

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21-5-2015 FIORITURA FORTE: FITOSCULTURE

On 23 May, Podere Forte's garden was the venue for the opening of Maestro Andrea Fagioli's contemporary art exhibition. The event kicked off “FiorituraForte”, a festival to feature an artist every single year. Therefore, Andrea Fagioli, with his own “solo” called “Fitosculture” (Phyto- ...

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21-5-2015 WINE LANDSCAPE

Friday May 22, we’ll be in Milan for an event “in tandem” with Berloni (Kitchens), from 18:30 to 22:30 at the Berloni Showroom in Milan downtown – Albricci Street, 8. 400 more or less the invited people, including journalists, operators of the field, architects, professors and designer. The event...

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14-5-2015 PODERE FORTE WINE DINNER AT THE RESTAURANT “LA CLUSAZ”

Thursday May 14, Podere Forte Wine Dinner at the restaurant (1 Michelin star) "La Clusaz", in the small town of Gignod (Aosta), where the family kind Grange has skillfully combined local excellence and haute cuisine with our wines. Sommelier and restaurateurs of the best restaurants in the region...

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13-5-2015 PRODUCTION: BOTTLING 2013 VINTAGE

It is now bottling time, the last stage completing the winemaking process. A complex and crucial operation that deserves our utmost care. Wine is racked with the aid of gravity, as we have chosen not to use pumps to ensure our wine undergoes the least stress possible. The bottling machine works...

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2-5-2015 THE EXHIBITION OF FERNANDA TROZZI AT SPAZIO SE

The Exhibition of Artist Fernanda Trozzi opened at Spazio SE on May 2 and will last until June 19. The paintings are part of the collection named"Colors of Joy".

Spazio SE is open to the public from Thursday to Sunday and on holidays from 10.30 to 18.

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23-4-2015 GUIDE - ITALY’S FINEST WINES 2015

Read the review by Daniel Thomases on Podere Forte wines.

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21-4-2015 PODERE FORTE WINS HONG KONG

Over the past decade Hong Kong has gradually become the world capital (by value of auction values) of the trade and sale of all the most sought after wines worldwide, surpassing cities such as London and New York, the historical sites of major auctions attended by  wealthy collectors, operators and...

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16-4-2015 PODERE FORTE MAIN SPONSOR OF THE THIRD RUN TUSCANY ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Podere Forte is the main sponsor of the Third Run of the Tuscany Endurance Championship, to be held in Montalcino - SIENA, on  May 3rd . Read the full program and go to the Competition internet site.
 

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9-4-2015 THE FRENCH JOURNALIST MATHILDE AUVILLAIN VISITING PODERE FORTE

A tour around Podere Forte, last March, for the French journalist Mrs Mathilde Auvillain, led by the timely and passionate Sales & Marketing Director of Podere Forte, Giovanni Mazzoni. A stopover at Guardiavigna, for an explanation on our continuous  pursuit for quality in the production of wine...

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10-3-2015 OSTERIA PERILLA’, 2015 SPRING MENU

Osteria Perilla in Rocca d'Orcia, which opened the new 2015 season in March, introduces its new Menu by Chef Michele Ricci.
On the www.osteriaperilla.net  website, the new video of the Restaurant, with the participation of Pasquale Forte and of award-winning Chef Enrico Bartolini.
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23-2-2015 2015 PRUNING AT PODERE FORTE ACCOMPLISHED: THE FOUNDATION FOR THE HIGHEST QUALITY

2015's pruning at Podere Forte is now over. Such process – which went on from late January to late February - may be deemed simple, yet you must never take anything for granted. Actually, it is an essential stage in the life of a vineyard; a moment in which the groundwork for the new year is laid -...

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23-2-2015 SENSITIVE CRYSTALLIZATION

We are what we eat. That is sure, yet it is not only true for the type, and quantity, of substances we take in, it also involves the unitary essence of the natural beings we feed on. We are complex and indivisible "beings" that feed on other equally complex "beings", which cannot just be analysed...

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23-2-2015 AGRONOMY BY THE BOURGUIGNONS, FOR PROPER SOIL MANAGEMENT

Appropriate soil managment according to precise agronomy rules may be essential for producing successful wine. Podere Forte is well aware of this, so, since 2004, it has been relying on Mr and Mrs Bourguignon - namely Claude and Lydia -, two of the world's most qualified wine agronomy engineers....

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