Curiosities & Insights – Wine’s sulphites

Curiosities & Insights – Wine’s sulphites

We often hear about wine’s sulphites, but not everyone has a clear idea about it. What are sulphites? In chemical, sulphite is the generic name for the neutral salts of sulfur acid. The most well-known ones are the sulphites of sodium and calcium, used in the...
Farmers’ knowledge – Meetings in the farmyard

Farmers’ knowledge – Meetings in the farmyard

generation gap Nowadays the farming life may seem something old or obsolete. It may cause curiosity, interest and involvement. It could be compared to the same feeling we have when we watch an old black and white movie. We know it is something that belongs and...
Farmers’ knowledge – The olives’ harvest

Farmers’ knowledge – The olives’ harvest

Waiting for the olives’ harvest We are almost at the end of the season, October and November are the months for the olives’ harvest; it is the last effort for our countryside before the winter break.  It is a very expected moment because it means the end of our work...

History and Origins of Chianti – Part II

CHIANTI BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND NOW In the first part of our story we have revealed the first secrets about Chianti Wine: its different geographical areas, why they are using the Black Rooster logo and who was Chianti’s inventor. And so, in 1872, the Baron Bettino...
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