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The party for our 60 harvests

The party for our 60 harvests

Saturday 23 October 2021 at our company we celebrated sixty years of activity with a vertical in the barrel room, a tasting of old vintages – Chianti Classico 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2014 (Magnum, Chianti Classico Riserva il Drugo), 2016 , 2017, 2018 – and a lunch with the dishes of chef Matteo Caccavo of Osteria Il Pratellino. Eight vintages in the presence of professionals including sommeliers, journalists and bloggers from the sector.

The party for our 60 harvests

The party for our 60 harvests

Saturday 23 October 2021 at our company we celebrated sixty years of activity with a vertical in the barrel room, a tasting of old vintages – Chianti Classico 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2014 (Magnum, Chianti Classico Riserva il Drugo), 2016 , 2017, 2018 – and a lunch with the dishes of chef Matteo Caccavo of Osteria Il Pratellino. Eight vintages in the presence of professionals including sommeliers, journalists and bloggers from the sector.

September: time for Porcini and Gran Selezione

September: time for Porcini and Gran Selezione

September is synonymous with Porcini mushrooms Known as “the lords of the woods,” Porcini are treasures in the autumn kitchen. Mushrooms are undoubtedly a delectable ingredient, and they can help you get creative in the kitchen. Porcini mushrooms (also known as the...

A visit to the magical Certaldo

A visit to the magical Certaldo

Certaldo is a small Medieval Tuscan town, famous for being the place of birth (and death) of the poet and writer Giovanni Boccaccio. Situated in the middle of the valley of the river Elsa (Val d’Elsa), it hosts many historically, culturally and artistically...

2020 Harvest on the Farm

2020 Harvest on the Farm

Harvest is the most magical part of the year for us here at Fattoria Santo Stefano. We have always produced our grapes and wines with passion and this year was of no exception. Despite this being a unique year, with its trials and tribulations over the past months, we...

Rosato and watermelon refresh the palate

Rosato and watermelon refresh the palate

Another interesting pairing which we’d like you to try this scorching summer is Rosato with watermelon. Watermelon is a summer fruit that is highly appreciated due to its water quantity and thirst-quenching properties. Watermelon has a purifying effect, it strengthens...

Our vines are already in the Veraison phase

Our vines are already in the Veraison phase

It’s July and summer is in full swing! In the months of May and June, we got the Vines ready to fully benefit from the summer sun, through the delicate phases of leaf-pulling and defoliation. It’s now time to witness another very important phase: Veraison. What is...

Visiting Barberino Val d’Elsa

Visiting Barberino Val d’Elsa

Barberino Val d’Elsa is a small, ancient hamlet around 37.9 km from Florence. Like other hamlets in the area, many very interesting Medieval archaeological sites are hidden there. Barberino is a jewel of a town, with breathtaking views of its natural surroundings....

Shoot Topping in the vineyard

Shoot Topping in the vineyard

The end of June calls for Shoot Topping What is Shoot Topping in the vineyard and what does it involve? Shoot Topping is a procedure which is carried out at the end of June / start of July. It involves cutting the shoots, in particular the last part, as well as new...

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