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How Regenerative Agriculture is the New Buzz Term in Viticulture

How Regenerative Agriculture is the New Buzz Term in Viticulture

March 31, 2021

We have been talking about conventional, organic, and biodynamic viticulture and winemaking in the past, but what about regenerative agriculture? The new trend emerging in viticulture seems to be talking precisely about regenerative agriculture. In the Italian wine world, it is a concept or ‘buzzword’ that is not that much mentioned yet. So, what is regenerative agriculture? We will soon delve deeper into that but first, we will do a quick historical overview. Agriculture and its Effect on the Soil in a Historical Context Historically, there is nothing new about how to get the most out of the soil in… read more
Vine Life Cycle

Vine Life Cycle

February 17, 2021

One aspect that is of vital importance to both winegrowers and wine lovers is knowing the phases of the vineyard, also known as the phenological phases of the vine. In other words, the vineyard goes through different phases during the annual cycle.  Obviously, different viticulturally techniques will be applied for each phenological phase. Let's discuss the Vine Life Cycle It is important to be careful and to understand that for every action there is a consequence. In the following, we will briefly try to analyze a whole year's cultivation of life. The 3 different life cycles It is therefore important to… read more
6 Tips to Buy Organic Wines Online

6 Tips to Buy Organic Wines Online

January 27, 2021

Buying Organic Wines Online More and more people in Italy and in general in the world rely on e-commerce for the purchase of wine. Especially in 2020 we noticed an exponential increase of online sales, in particular in the wine field. Moreover consumers are more and more aware of the benefits of buying (even online) organic products and in particular Organic wines.   2020: Digital Transformation Of course this phenomenon is strictly connected to the current global situation. But in general it seems that, because of this sort of unexpected digital transformation of the world, we simply just accelerated a… read more
3 Reasons To Drink Wine For Better Health

3 Reasons To Drink Wine For Better Health

September 17, 2020

Image by Photo Mix from Pixabay Benefits of Wine & Your Health Many wine lovers consider wine a social drink, irrespective of whether they take it periodically or once every day. And rightfully so, wine compliments almost every meal or occasion very well. However, not many people know the immense health benefits of wine, apart from the fact that it’s good for the heart. Research has shown that wine, red wine specifically, provides different health advantages. You don't need any particular reasons to down one more glass of your favorite wine, but this knowledge can be very useful. Therefore, continue… read more
Get To Know Your Taste in Wine! Spanning from Conventional to Natural

Get To Know Your Taste in Wine! Spanning from Conventional to Natural

April 8, 2020

We are in a difficult period where the Coronavirus is still raging all over the world. As a result of the shelter in place or lockdown in many countries, the economy is in difficulties and heading towards a possible recession. Still, future recession or not, quality will always be important. However, as we have seen, the environment is blooming now that people are traveling less and polluting nature less. Our environment is indeed important for our future success. Environment and quality. Two concepts that go hand in hand. Environment and Quality in Winemaking When it comes to viticulture and wine… read more
Christmas gift ideas for wine-enthusiasts

Christmas gift ideas for wine-enthusiasts

December 10, 2017

Ever found yourself in the situation where you have no idea what presents to gift to your friends? Then maybe it is time for some DIY! If you are a wine-enthusiasts like us here at Montemaggio, many of the following materials should not be lacking in your house. Let's take a look at some creative ideas for Christmas presents to your wine-loving friends Customize your own wine label Sometimes we try to go great lengths to find an original gift. Truth is, you may already know what is your best friend's favorite wine... so why not add a personal touch… read more
The All-Italian Grappa – Varieties, History and More

The All-Italian Grappa – Varieties, History and More

May 25, 2015

What is Grappa? The famous Grappa is a unique Italian drink. The all Italian Grappa is traditionally made using pomace, discarded seeds of grapes and stems and stalks that are normally a byproduct of the entire wine making process. The well known Italian Grappa has been popular since the late middle ages. Also known as ‘firewater’, the Italian Grappa has been Italy’s favorite drink for ages. Italians are famous for adding this strong drink to make their espressos even stronger. They call it 'correcting their espresso'. Don't forget to try the famous caffè corretto the next time you go to… read more