COS Winery wins SLOW WINE Awards

From COS:

Hello everyone,

 

It’s with great pleasure that we inform you that also this year SLOW WINE as awarder our cellar with the ‘CHIOCCIOLA’ prize, and this year also the wine Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2016 has been awarded the prize of SLOW WINE.

CHIOCCIOLA

(symbol assigned to a cellar for the way it interprets values: organoleptic, territorial and environmental) in harmony with Slow Food. The attribution of this symbol implies the absence of chemical weeding in the vineyards. The wines of a Chiocciola also respond to criterion of the good relationship between quality and price, taking into account when and where they were produced.)


VINO SLOW - Cerasuolo di Vittoria Cl. 2016
(bottle which, in addition to having an excellent organoleptic quality, is able to condense in the glass characters related to territory, history and environment. The attribution of this symbol implies the absence of chemical weeding in the vineyards. good relationship between quality and price, taking into account when and where it was produced.)

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Thank you every one

 

Kindest regards

 

Biagio

Biagio Distefano


 




Source: http://www.cosvittoria.it/en/

A Letter from Tenuta di Trinoro: Saving the Buds

Dear customers and friends,

 

I would like to share with you the experience we lived a couple of days ago here in our Tuscan Estate, Tenuta di Trinoro.

Due to the cold temperatures recorded during the evening we decided to place the torches for precautionary purposes in case we got some spring frosts.

3000 torches were placed in about 9 hectares by a team of our workers who took about 2 hours to do the work.

Around midnight the temperature in the Magnacosta field, the lowest elevation at 450m asl, was about 1.8 ° C. The delicate buds, which have blossomed few days ago, should never be exposed to temperatures below 0 °C to avoid the risk of losing the entire harvest.

Around 1 am the temperature dropped to around 1.3 ° C and then rose to around 1.5 ° C.

At 2:30 the temperature touched 1 ° C and it was only at that point that it was decided to turn on all the torches to avoid the worst.

It was a grueling job carried out to perfection by our boys who, through the lighting of the fires, guaranteed that the temperature never dropped below 1 ° C.

It was a long and tiring night but in the end almost the entire vineyard was saved.

Thanks to all those who have actively and morally participated in this rescue.

I am attaching some images of that night.

With regards,

 

VINI FRANCHETTI
Tenuta di Trinoro - Passopisciaro - Sancaba
www.vinifranchetti.com

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Little Guy Wine is excited to welcome the Julien Sunier wines and Sacred Thirst Selections to our portfolio! We can’t wait to taste out in the market

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