CategoryWinery

  • Does snow damage vineyards?

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    la neve fa male ai vigneti?

    In the first week of February, the vineyards of the Langhe and Roero were blanketed by a thick layer of snow. Almost 40 cm of snow covered the hills and turned these vineyard landscapes into a work of beauty reminiscent of what Beppe Fenoglio so masterfully described as, “the world immersed in a heavenly peace and in such a silence that we could almost hear the landing of every single...

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  • Ivana Brignolo Miroglio is elected as the Piedmont Delegate for Donne del Vino

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    Ivana Brignolo Miroglio

    We are proud to announce that Ivana Brignolo Miroglio is the newest delegate for Piedmont for Donne del Vino, a national organization that promotes women in wine. She was unanimously elected on January 22, 2019 into this important role. As the President of Tenuta Carretta, she will further enhance the role of women in Italy’s wine industry.  “Piedmont is having an important moment:...

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  • Tenuta Carretta wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!

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    It has been a marvelous year, rich with events, new labels, launches, and crowned by a harvest that promises excellence. We thank all our clients and friends that uncorked a bottle of our wine from the bottom of our hearts. We would like to remind you that Tenuta Carretta will be closed from December 24th to 26th and from December 31st to January 6th 2019. We wish you all happy holidays!

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  • Merry Christmas Pairings!

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    Abbinamenti natale spumanti

    Christmas is upon us. The dishes and recipes of family tradition are laid upon the table, but which wines to pair? Here are our suggestions. BEGIN WITH TASTE  It is not Christmas without an abundance of appetizers and sides. Russian salad, mashed potatoes, lentils, crostini with fresh cheese, salads with citrus, salmon with lemon, or the classic shrimp cocktail. For any accompaniment...

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  • Harvest 2018: Harmony and power in excellence

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    It was a year with fluctuating weather patterns, that caused a few difficulties, especially in the spring. The quality of the 2018 vintage will be influenced by the choices made in the vineyard throughout the season, acting promptly to ensure health.  But just how well did the 2018 vintage go? We speak with Giovanni Minetti, Tenuta Carretta CEO, who carefully monitored the evolution of the...

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