Bag in Box: the heart of Barbera down to the last drop

Are we really sure that mistrusting the Bag in Box has anything to do with the quality of wine? What if it is instead a social and cultural heritage that is currently clashing with ecological sensibilities and modern consumption? For both still and young wines, according to research by the Unione Italiana Vini, Bag inRead more ⟶

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 ⟶