A new fantastic homecoming in Trado: the brand new wine “Teresco rosé”

A new fantastic homecoming in Trado: the brand new wine “Teresco rosé”

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An Italian rosé sparkling wine, produced in Oltrepo Pavese, an important wine-growing area. This sparkling wine is produced from a cuvée of Chardonnay (15%) and Pinot Noir (85%) vinified in pink, that is, with limited maceration, instead of the typical red winemaking. The pigments that give color to the wine are in fact present in the grape skin and not in the pulp.

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Tullio and Marubbio: two significant and diverse red wines

Tenuta Scarpa Colombi - Italian red winesBarbera and Bonarda interpreted by Roberto Colombi

Tullio and Marubbio are two red wines produced in two important areas for viticulture in the north of Italy: the first in Piedmont, Monferrato, and the second in Lombardy, in Oltrepo Pavese.

Not only that, they are two important and representative wines because products from the vinification of grapes from vines very common and well known in Italy, which have contributed to the long history of Italian wine: Barbera and Croatina (also called Bonarda in some areas of Oltrepo pavese). Continue reading

Valentina Blunda: oil and wine from Sicily

valentina blundaThe warmth and quality of southern Italy in your extra virgin olive oil

The company, led by Valentina Blunda, is located in the warm and sunny Sicily, the largest island in southern Italy and in particular in the province of Trapani. An area with fertile soil and a mild climate even in winter.

The production is oriented to the wines and extra virgin olive oil. All the olives are grown on the farm and pressed immediately after harvesting. The only variety of cultivated olive tree is the Nocellara of Belice, an original native cultivar of these areas.

The farm manages to successfully combine the authentic agricultural tradition of the Belice Valley with innovation and the use of techniques that aim to respect the raw material for the production of oils and of the highest quality wines. Continue reading

Dolcetto d’Alba: a “Pietrin” is not born every year

54Pietrin-BottThe “Pietrin” arises from the same vineyard as the best vintages

The Pietrin vineyard is a very special one. If it could speak, it could tell a lot. About dry and rainy wine years, strict or mild winters, storms, frost or scorching sun.
Day after day it stands there, silent. It can tell by the faces, the voices and the rough hands of the people who care for it; the people who watch it every year, touching, harvesting and pruning.

Forty years is a long time, especially for a vineyard. During all this time the plants have grown and become more robust, they have developed, and so has the quality of the grapes they produce. Continue reading

Abrigo: winemakers of Langa

54AbrigoPigiaturaWhere the heart of Italian wine beats

Langhe, an agricultural territory that has always been dedicated to growing grapes; a place where the horizon seems far away and where the gaze is lost in the fantastic wine geometries, stopped only by the highest peaks of the Alps. It’s amazing how all the pieces of this confusing puzzle are in the right place. Everything is in order. If you listen closely, your breath is suspended and you find yourself immersed in a sweet calm and just for a few moments, intoxicated by the fine light scent of must. Continue reading

Brezza: Barolo that fascinates

gallery-07-1024x683Winemakers since 1885, a long family tradition

Brezza family owns vineyards among the most renowned in the town of Barolo since 1885. The company was named after Giacomo Brezza who first, with his father Antonio, began in 1910 to bottle wine: a rarity in those days, where wine was sold locally and mainly in bulk.

The farm is located a few steps from the center of the small town of Barolo, surrounded by its charming and characteristic vineyards. Agricultural choices to manage the cultivation, are based on certified organic farming dictates. Continue reading

ProWein 2016: March 13th to 15th in Düsseldorf


Also this year is coming one of the most popular and renowned events dedicated to the wine industry: the ProWein,  a European event with high worldwide importance, dedicated only to professionals.

The fair lasts three days and is located in the modern and functional Düsseldorf exhibition center.

Many are the Italian and French producers present, along with those of the rest of Europe and the stands of local importers. A comprehensive look on the principal wine productions from the old continent.

The winery Quaquarini Francesco, selected by Trado for the excellent quality of its products, will be exhibiting together with other producers of the Oltrepo Pavese area.

To get a taste of its products: Hall 15 – Stand D01

For all the details about your visit: www.prowein.com

Alfredo, the Passito

Alfredo-Moscato-PassitoOnly for exceptional years 

Alfredo is a wine. A very special wine with a complex processing. First of all comes from Moscato grapes, a vine widespread in Italy, considered among aromatics.

Roberto Colombi cultivate these grapes in the vineyards of Tenuta Ghignona of Nizza Monferrato, they are harvested by hand and when they reach the proper maturation and only in exceptional years. It ‘important not to damage the berries because the slightest injury could threaten much of the production. Continue reading

Azienda Agricola Quaquarini Francesco


Quaquarini familyFrom vine to glass, the history of wine and those who produce it

The production of a wine is not trivial. But in the daily life of all of us, it happens to disregard it and not consider the hundreds of small choices that lie behind the production of the enoic liquid we find in the glass. The production of a wine is a real story, made up of large and small choices, some conscious and other unconscious, which together give a result to taste, enjoy and try to understand.

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Tenuta Scarpa Colombi


54ColombiBlancCantinaThe Oltrepo Pavese you do not expect

A sweet interweaving of family, vines and passion, developed between solid walls and people. You can tell the story of an evolution: structural, agricultural and enological. How perseverance, dedication and passion encourage the robust growth of knowledge and tradition, rooted and real. A family history that continues from generation to generation, more and more enriching.

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