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Biodynamie in action – in 3 parts

By |2018-11-27T10:08:35+02:00November 26th, 2018|Green WineTerroir Stories|

BIODYNAMIE IN ACTION In autumn, when nature is preparing for winter, we are setting first steps for the coming season. With the help of the horn manure preparation '500' we try to vitalize our soils. With 3 short videos you will get a small but 'nice' insight in to the [...]

TASTING LAGREIN AWARD 2018. And the winner is…

By |2018-11-09T12:42:26+02:00November 6th, 2018|Green WineBottle Stories|

It’s just before 5 o‘clock. Wednesday afternoon. I’m in the car on my way to Messe Bozen. My brother Franz just called and told me to hurry. The organizers of the Tasting Lagrein Award want to start on time at 5 o’clock with the awarding of the best Lagrein in South Tyrol. We were [...]

Grapes are ready, we are ready, are you?

By |2018-09-19T10:12:10+02:00September 17th, 2018|Green WineTerroir Stories|

Vintage 2018 was tremendous.  We briefly tell you 3 different vintage stories from 3 different wineries in 3 different wine growing regions. South Tyrol, Montalcino and Maremma are giving us a sneak peek for the vintage 2018. We are enthusiastic and with positive anticipation for another very special vintage out of  biodynamic vineyards. Have [...]

Little masterpieces in the vineyard – Binding according to Grandma

By |2018-09-24T16:48:29+02:00März 28th, 2018|Green WineTerroir Stories|

After winter pruning, vines need to be binded: in South Tyrol Loacker has always used golden willow to tie its vines. Binding with golden willow is a natural and ancient practice. In order to use it you need a great manual skill and a perfect knowledge of the technique, a [...]

Gran Lareyn 2015 by Weingut Loacker best Lagrein at the fair „Hotel 2017“ in Bolzano

By |2018-09-18T14:18:55+02:00Oktober 23rd, 2017|Green WineBottle Stories|

TASTING LAGREIN AWARDS 2017 The Gran Lareyn Lagrein 2015 by Weingut Loacker was awarded Best Lagrein in the seventh edition of the contest dedicated to this grape variety at the Hotel Fair in Bolzano on October 19th 2017. The competition “Tasting Lagrein” is organized by Bolzano Fair in collaboration with the Consorzio Vini [...]

Winery Corte Pavone: an unforgettable Brunello 2017

By |2018-09-18T14:21:23+02:00Oktober 12th, 2017|Green WineTerroir Stories|

Winery Corte Pavone: frost, hail and heat for an outstanding 2017 Brunello We have just finished the harvest of this unique and outstanding vintage. Weather tested our vines in every possible way: spring frost, hail and sweltering heat as never seen before. Not all of our grapes survived, but the quality [...]

7000 bottles of Brunello 2015 century vintage in danger!!!

By |2018-11-29T16:29:34+02:00November 7th, 2015|Green WineTerroir Stories|

10 tons of Sangiovese grapes of the exceptional 2015 vintage at Corte Pavone are at the mercy of threatening rainclouds… “Not again!” I say giving vent to my grumpy mood. On the highway to Geneva this goes on continuously. However, I am absolutely determined to make the road to Montalcino [...]