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  • Vine and spring, a matter of balance

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    March is when spring also “blooms” in the vineyard, prompting the plants to restart the vegetative cycle that was interrupted during the winter. New life flows between the branches leading to a real awakening, with buds starting to swell and sprout. Spring is an exciting but very delicate period, when the vine must find its balance within a still evolving climate: sudden frosts or...

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  • 21.9, the taste of elegance

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    21.9 Flavio Costa

    Approaching Tenuta Carretta means entering a world of quality. Tenuta Carretta is a multi-faceted constellation of excellence, filled with opportunities to experience firsthand: wine trekking among the rows, suggestive and exciting underground winery tours, taste and purchase wines at the wine shop and be welcomed in charming rooms surrounded by the vineyards. Tenuta Carretta has "many...

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  • 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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  • Vineyards and snow, a union that bears fruit

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    Vigneti Neve Tenuta Carretta

    An old rural proverb says «Sotto la neve pane» (“Under the snow, there is bread”). Snow is a blessing for agriculture, the very symbol of seasonal rest. A blanket that covers nature, allowing it to gather vital energy for the upcoming spring.  The vineyard is no exception, and snowfall is one of the atmospheric phenomena that least concern winemakers. The cold weather brings...

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

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    cappon magro

    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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