Claretta was checking the pantry with Carmela, paper and pen in hand writing what they needed to buy in the small shops of the town. They had potatoes, flour and cheese for at least a month, a huge amount of fruit from their orchard; the cured meats in... read more
The cold was biting in recent weeks. The area of the Colli Orientali reached almost minus ten degrees in the coldest nights. The vines are covered with a thin and soft white blanket.
Our winemaker, Giacomo, is analyzing the latest samples of Our Wine.... read more
Ca' del Prete
The project from Ca' del Prete is simple: to give dignity back to the Freisa, an ancient but forgotten vine. We can’t lose it because we would lose centuries of history and culture...
The vines are sleeping...
The winter period is long and difficult for the newly planted vine. At this time of year, to the eye it seems there is no growth at all above the soil, and the vine looks as though it is dying. Simply, the vine is dormant.
However, under... read more
Az. Agr. Il Calamaio
The pruning process
It is now time for the Calamaio to start the pruning process. During the Winter, the vines shed their leaves and are in full hibernation making it the perfect time to start pruning. It is also time for our Bonamico friend to prepare himself for the next... read more
Monfumo continues to amaze us
Harvest is done for another year. Now it’s time to take stock of this vintage that has been very difficult and challenged us.
It rained a lot during flowering and it gave us a very hard time. One of the worst consequences was a landslide that destroyed... read more
Carla and Laura Pacelli, young Calabrian winemakers, represent the almost all-feminine company's image, a family that produces special wines, and now wants to recover a unique example of neoclassical architecture in Calabria... read more
Adventure of a lifetime
I joined The Winefathers team 1 year ago to start the first project of crowdfunding for Italian wineries. And it's been a great year, to be honest. I had the opportunity to meet some of the Wine Relatives and the Winefriends who have helped us... read more
We made it!
Every stone, chosen with care and attention, each wooden pillars, found at the foot of Etna, every effort, under the summer sun of Sicily and under the cold winter rain, are the pieces of this large mosaic.
Step by step, in this long journey made of... read more
This is one of my favorite pictures of my experience in Chile. Certainly it will find its place in the book that I am realizing, thanks to your support.
There is a guy, who was working with me. It was hot, it had been a tough day in the countryside.... read more
Luca e Sara Carbone
The first fruits
Here we are. A little tree, bigger than others, gave us the first fruits: sour cherries.
We are ready to make huge quantities of jam starting from the next years, it would be great if someone of our wine relatives could come and pick the fruits with... read more
Matteo represents the fourth generation of Giribaldi family, active in Piedmont since 1900. A young and passionate winemaker, ready to produce an unforgettable Barolo...
Samuele and his winery Il Calamaio are part of The Winefathers family! An artisanal winemaker from Tuscany that produces only organic wines and wants to realize an ambitious project to protect Bonamico, a local vine almost extinct read more
Rio Maggio is a small artisanal winery among the hills of Le Marche. In only thirty years Rio Maggio has become one of the leading winery in the local scene, thanks to its cultivation of native grape varieties. read more
The first pruning
Two guys, curious and tender, side by side, that are gently grabbing, almost like a caress, the ripe grapes. A photo without filters that shows the lively atmosphere that you can breathe at Vini Evaristiano. For this reason, we decided to share it with... read more