Frollemente used our Gherardino Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva to make a sweet recipe to enjoy with guests for the holidays. Find out how to prepare pears cooked with Gherardino in a crunchy puff crust with spiced cooked wine glaze. Ingredients for four people: 4 medium Williams pears 1 roll of puff pastry (aka: pasta sfoglia) […]
Every September is yet another milestone for Vignamaggio: this is the moment our team harvests the grapes that make our wines. Our experienced agronomist Francesco Naldi took us through the steps that lead up to the 2022 harvest. From winter 2021 to summer 2022 The 2021/2022 winter was characterised by very mild temperatures and not […]
A few days ago, the 54th edition of Vinitaly came to a close. This year, as per tradition, we were back in the International Wine and Spirits Hall. Talking in person again about the wines that have made and continue to make history on our estate was the greatest joy for us. And with visitors […]
Frollemente has made some delicious mini focaccias to accompany our exquisite patés inspired by traditional Tuscan recipes. An indulgent aperitivo that provides an exciting break from simple flavours when accompanied by a glass of Terre di Pranzano. Ingredients: 500 g flour 5 g brewer’s yeast 280 g water 30 g extra virgin olive oil […]
After more than 25 years of Merlot cultivation at Vignamaggio, the estate decided to dedicate a Cru to it, an expression of the best vineyard, Santa Maria at Petriolo, close to the villa. FROM THE VINE TO THE CELLAR Santa Maria a Petriolo is a vineyard at 340 meters on the sea level, characterised by […]
So far, we have kept you up to date on activities in the vineyards during grape harvest season. But what happens after that? Activity now moves to the “Grape Reception” area, above of the cellar. The grapes are brought here by tractor to be washed, selected and de-stalked. After this, the grapes are pumped straight […]
This year is a special one for Vignamaggio: Our vineyard area has increased by 40% compared with last year, the quantity of hand sorted grapes will double and we will be celebrating with you, our first grape harvest after our conversion to biological farming. Share!