Monthly Archives: June 2020

To Harvest or Not To Harvest: that is the question!

REPRODUCED & ADAPTED FROM MY FACEBOOK PAGE (8 June 2020) Just a thought, not a suggestion (because it needs to be considered within the strict context of each individual producer’s position), but in some instances there could be a good case made for not harvesting Prosecco or Lambrusco this year … Unlike traditional method sparkling wines, which benefit from time on yeast, most Prosecco and Lambrusco are best bottled within months and best enjoyed with [...]

By | 2020-06-24T14:51:44+00:00 June 24th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on To Harvest or Not To Harvest: that is the question!

Is too much sunshine ruining your picnics and barbeques?

Is too much sunshine ruining your picnics and barbeques? The famous Italian scientist Galileo Galilei is quoted as saying “Wine is sunlight, held together by water”, but, once the grapes are picked, light becomes the enemy. Winemakers keep it in the dark: inside tanks, barrels and underground cellars. Only once the wine is bottled does it come back into the light, and this can ruin wine in less than an hour. Summer solstice is the [...]

By | 2020-06-22T17:51:07+00:00 June 22nd, 2020|Marketing & PR|Comments Off on Is too much sunshine ruining your picnics and barbeques?
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