“The starting point is always tradition that is then de-structured, rebuilt, updated.” Fernanda Gattinoni Located at the foot of the hills of Monteforte d’Alpone, the cellar of the Tessari family has been operating since 2007. The structure is an ideal blend between functionality and tradition. Spread over three floors, the cellar welcomes all the production
Our harvest this year began towards the beginning of September, with an excellent weather, we started the harvest of grapes for sparkling wine base. The grapes for the production of Grisela were collected starting from 25th September. Around September 20th in Costalta area we selected the suitable grapes for the production of Soave Classico Bine
“And if the horizon could talk, it would say that it’s tired of those gazes incapable of reaching it.”
The attention and care for the vineyard pass also through the pruning phases of which Germano takes care. He follows all the stages of the plants life keeping up with the new methods. Branched pruning allows the vine to grow over the years in the space at its disposal along the row and to develop
The current vineyards setting was studied by Germano Tessari who proposed some innovations to better quality and vines’ healthy. We preferred a drop irrigation system instead of the traditional flowing system to avoid corruptions and fungi due to excessive wet.
In these days of sun and good weather we are taking care of our vineyards. With the will to produce healthier wines, our commitment starts right from the vineyard: for this reason we choose to look after our vines as naturally as possible.
Do you know the history of Soave Classico? We recaped it for you… The presence of vines in our territory dates back to at least 40 millions years ago. The fossil found in the museum of Bolca, indicate the family of Ampelidee as the generating of European wild vines. In Tertiary Age the Alpone Valley,
After the atmospheric conditions we had in the past years, some areas didn’t bear the excessive rains. In these days we are therefore working to restore the damaged areas. The difficulty is also due to the peculiar declivity of our vineyards, in particular of Magnavacche hill, the oldest one from where our story started.
After the international fairs, we are now full time committed in the winery and in the vineyards. During winter we pruned our vines and with spring’s arrival we are now replacing the old vines. Our vines are between 50 to 90 years old, with examples which pass 100 years on Magnavacche hill. Every year we