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Vendemmia 2019 – the grape picking starts

Vendemmia 2019 – the grape picking starts

so far it looks like a good year for the grape harvest

The vendemmia – the grape picking season started early this year in one or two vineyards around Barga this weekend but the bulk of the vineyards are still biding their time and hoping for more sun to ripen off the grapes later on this week. It has to be said that the last ten years […]

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Vertical vendemmia at Casa Fontana 2018

Vertical vendemmia at Casa Fontana 2018

Six years ago we published an article with the title – “Vertical vendemmia at Casa Fontana”  – we wrote then it would probably  need some explaining and as you can hear in the short interview with Ron Gauld recorded that morning in 2012 in the garden outside Casa Fontana in Barga Vecchia      There are some […]

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Vendemmia – Grapepicking in Barga

Vendemmia – Grapepicking  in Barga

The incredible summer weather in this area and the more or less total lack of rain for the last couple of months has meant that agriculture has been suffering. Up until last week there was a ban on using water for hosepipes or washing cars and all eyes are on the weather forecast where rain […]

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Exceptionally early Vendemmia 2017

Exceptionally early Vendemmia 2017

grape picking in August around Barga

The incredible summer weather in this area and the more or less total lack of rain for the last couple of months has meant that agriculture has been suffering. There is at the moment in force a ban on using water for hosepipes or washing cars and all eyes are on the weather forecast where […]

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Vendemmia 2016 – the grape picking starts

Vendemmia 2016 – the grape picking starts

so far it looks like a good year for the grape harvest

The vendemmia – the grape picking season started early this year in one or two vineyards around Barga this weekend but the bulk of the vineyards are still biding their time and hoping for more sun to ripen off the grapes later on this week. It has to be said that the last ten years […]

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Riaperte le cantine del Pascoli

The cantina at Casa Pascoli is reopened and the vendemmia takes place

CASTELVECCHIO PASCOLI – Inaugurate le cantine recuperate a Casa Pascoli. Cominciate la vendemmia per produrre il vino del Pascoli 2014. – video by NoiTV

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Vertical vendemmia at Casa Fontana

Vertical vendemmia at Casa Fontana

The title of this article “Vertical vendemmia at Casa Fontana”  probably does need some explaining and as you can hear in the interview with Ron Gauld recorded this morning in the garden outside Casa Fontana in Barga Vecchia,  there are some very good reasons why the grape picking was attempted  on a vine growing seven […]

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Vendemmia a Casa Pascoli

Vendemmia a Casa Pascoli

A casa Pascoli è tempo di vendemmia. La vigna in fondo al giardino, ripristinata con i lavori di rivitalizzazione che hanno coinvolto tutto il patrimonio agricolo della tenuta, per il primo anno dopo lungo periodo è carica di grappoli. Segno che il recupero tentato dai volontari della Misericordia di Castelvecchio ha funzionato e che il […]

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Vendemmia – grape picking starts early this year

Vendemmia  – grape picking starts early this year

The vendemmia – the grape picking season started early this year in one or two vineyards around Barga this weekend but the bulk of the vineyards are still  biding their time and hoping for more sun to ripen off the grapes later on this week. It has to be said that the last few years […]

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Vendemmia 2010

The vendemmia – the grape picking season started in one or two vineyards around Barga this weekend but the bulk of the vineyards are still  biding their time and hoping for more sun to ripen off the grapes later on this week. It has to be said that the last few years we have had […]

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Vendemmia 2009

The grape harvest in 2007 was good as far as quality of the grapes but low on quantity.The mild winter with the lack of snow and low rain fall during spring that year was probably the main reason behind the smaller harvest. Last year, some growers had a bad year as well due to a […]