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  • Harvest 2021, one of the best of the last twenty years

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    Vendemmia 2021

    How was the 2021 harvest? This is a popular question, especially after a fluctuating and " bizarre" season that put the vine to the test: featuring frosts in spring and dry heat, almost similar to drought, in the summer. Amidst the erratic climate, the 2021 harvest will certainly be remembered as one of the best of the last twenty years. At least according to Giovanni Minetti, CEO of Tenuta...

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  • Summer operations in the vineyard

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    Lavori estivi vigna

    Summer season among the vineyards is definitely not a walk in the park. Quite the opposite: given that this is a decisive period for the quality of future wines, winemakers remain particularly attentive during this season. The heat can “cook” the grapes. Heavy rains can wash out the soil and cause landslides. And hail is the number one enemy: this weather phenomenon can wipe out a whole...

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  • Alta Langa, a happy intuition

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    Alta Langa

    In the previous post we saw how, in the early 90s, the "Sparkling Project" constituted the experimental basis for enhancing the Classic Method of Piedmont. The alliance between important sparkling wine producers in the provinces of Cuneo, Asti and Alessandria lays the foundations for starting a wine and enological journey that has a specific goal: to demonstrate that Piedmont has the soil...

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  • Casa Cayega returns on September 5th: save the date!

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    Casa Cayega

    Where have the beautiful harvest festivities gone? Those wonderful convivial moments in which you sit at the table inebriated by the smell of musts. Where the ripe grapes are gathered and the sweet nectar of the berries is tasted. Those parties where you dance to a nostalgic song while tasting the wines bottled during the past seasons? Where are the toasts in which the beauty of the dying...

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  • Alta Langa, the origins of the Piedmontese Classic Method

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    Alta Langa

    In questo articolo, a firma di Giovanni Minetti (Ceo di Tenuta Carretta) si approfondisce la nascita del Metodo Classico Alta Langa. Una storia di innovazione e riscatto, in cui la voglia di dimostrare la vocazione del Piemonte alla spumantistica si trasforma in un'occasione per innovare la viticoltura delle Langhe. The second part is available >>> HERE THE ORIGINS OF THE...

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