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 ⟶
Red wine in winter and white wine in summer? We have taken this false myth to heart: there is no such thing as a seasonal wine! Just adopt a few simple strategies to drink your favourite red wine with any occasion. Let’s start by clarifying a few things: White wine is not easier to digestRead more ⟶
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 ⟶
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 ⟶
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 ⟶
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 ⟶
Choosing the stopper for the bottle of wine is like choosing the right shoe to match the dress… because the details count! When you uncork a bottle of one of Vinchio Vaglio’s wines, you will find different stoppers on different products. Have you ever noticed? People are often curious about the reasons, thinking it’s justRead more ⟶
2021 really kept us on our toes, from all points of view. It is impossible to talk about the grape harvest without taking into consideration what happened, between the pandemic dragging on and the sudden climate changes that are increasingly affecting our country and beyond. Balance and confidence. These are the words that have accompaniedRead more ⟶
It is difficult to write about this year’s harvest without thinking about all that happened. 2020 has been a very difficult year when we witnessed the beginning of a global pandemic, a real trial with many challenges for all of us.
2019 harvest will certainly be remembered for the reduction in our wine production, approximately 15% less compared to the previous year.