Harvest report 2022: the surprise ending of a unique journey

From grapes to wine, from the vine to the table, from the earth to the glass, from the hands of the winegrower to those of the consumer: this is the story of the journey that sees a single bunch of grapes become a great wine. And like any self-respecting great story, last year’s harvest reservedRead more ⟶

Barbera is a lady who doesn’t age

The 2022 harvest was Vinchio Vaglio’s 63rd vintage. There have been hot years and cold years, dry years and years with too much rainfall, and, fortunately, there have also been balanced vintages between the seasons. For these reasons, however, each vintage is different and each wine tells its own story, even years later. We doRead more ⟶

Sustainability takes the shape of grapes

If sustainability had a shape, what would it be? For Vinchio Vaglio, it would take the shape of a bunch of grapes ripening in the sunshine among the hills of Monferrato. A triangle with three equally important vertices that relate to our pillars: Territory People Economy “Sustainability” is not an empty word to use inRead more ⟶

Climate change in the vineyard: are we at the ‘turn of the screw’?

We often forget viticulture is, first and foremost, an agricultural activity. The glass of wine we sip while sitting in a restaurant or at our own table is the result of the sweat of the winegrowers, of the people who work on the winemaking and wine ageing in the cellar, but also of the incessantRead more ⟶

Lighter bottles to weigh less on the environment

In recent years, there has been much talk about the distinction between light and heavy bottles. Vinchio Vaglio has always believed the quality of wine depends on the content and not the container. For this reason, the choice of the bottle must be pondered according to precise parameters that disregard trends as much as marketing.Read more ⟶

Monferrato UNESCO: nature speaks of work

Hills chasing each other as far as the eye can see, perched medieval villages that seem to hang on the horizon, ancient farmhouses and fine wine cellars: this is the landscape of Monferrato, and it is here that man and nature have always lived in symbiosis. ‘Exploiting the land’ does not mean draining it, butRead more ⟶

The future of wine stands on solid roots

Tradition and innovation are often discussed in the wine world, as if they were two opposing directions: if a winery is bent on innovation, it will certainly have lost its identity, whereas if it is anchored in tradition, it will have no future. What if it wasn’t as so? Innovation, tradition, technology and sustainability haveRead more ⟶

Cooperative Winery: when wine means union

It is often said that wine is synonymous with conviviality, yet only in Cooperative Wineries these words actually come to life. In Italy, more than one out of two glasses of wine is produced by cooperative wineries. According to Vivite, in fact, the numbers speak for themselves: 480 wineries, 140.000 united winegrowers, 9.000 employees forRead more ⟶