CategoryWinery

  • What is winter pruning?

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    potatura invernale

    What is winter pruning and why is it done? In this entry, Giuseppe Cavallo, agronomist at Tenuta Carretta, explains one of the most delicate and important winegrowing operations. Why is pruning done during winter? Winter pruning is the first agronomic activity of every new wine year, the one that starts a new production cycle. Pruning revives the productive part of the plant: a new...

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  • Season’s greetings from Tenuta Carretta!

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    The year we are leaving behind has not been an easy one and new challenges lie ahead. We know that we will only be able to face them together, maintaining that spirit of union and collaboration that has always distinguished us. As they say in Piedmont, in the face of difficulties you have to be GUREGN, that is tough: to keep intact the core of the values ​​we have in the HEART, making us...

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  • Cappon Magro and Airali Alta Langa, serve a masterpiece for Christmas!

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    A very traditional dish from Liguria, the sumptuous Cappon Magro has gone beyond regional borders and is today one of the symbolic dishes of northern Italian cuisine. Especially during the holidays. Although not easy to prepare, it is a Christmas classic that delights guests and amazes them for the beauty and richness of its flavors. A dish that, when brought to the table, makes everyone say a...

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  • Nebbiolando, all Tenuta Carretta Nebbiolo-based wines

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    nebbiolando

    In Langhe and Roero, the Nebbiolo grape is «king». Not in terms of the vineyard area or even by the hectoliters of wine produced. It is «king» for the enological quality it can express, recognized by prestigious denominations; and for the incredible ability to “read” the territory where it is planted. As the pedoclimatic and microclimatic conditions in which it is found become...

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  • Airali, Alta Langa by Tenuta Carretta

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    Among the most recent Tenuta Carretta labels, there are two Metodo Classico wines that come from vineyards located in the municipality of Cissone, in Alta Langa: Airali Brut and Airali Pas Dosé. The fact that the vineyards are located in this municipality is in itself particular. Cissone is found at almost 700 meters above sea level, in an area characterized by marvelous woodlands, hazelnut...

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