October used to be the month when the vendemmia started (the grapes harvest), but now September has taken over. May it be for the warmer summers, but the grapes ripen faster and people pick earlier in the year. The most important wine festival in Cupramontana invariably used to announce the start of the grape harvesting,..
Category: Wine & Beer
You may know by now that, sadly, VERY sadly, I don’t live in our beautiful region since last year. I try to go back to see my beloved green hills as much as possible, and every time I am sure to bring back a big suitcase with me. This year I only managed to go..
Ever since I remember, home has always meant green hills covered in vines for me. Even when I was a little girl attending the elementary school, we used to spend the first days of the new school year wandering around the centre of Cupra Montana to admire the preparation of the famous “Sagra dell’Uva” (of..
I must admit, I am not a real wine connoisseur myself. I grew up by having a bottle of white wine (namely, Verdicchio) on the table, for lunch and/or dinner but, beside that, my family is not really eager to get to know with the wine. Even though the first thing I miss as soon..
Our Roman ancestors used to have a very strong expression, which I totally agree with: Audentes fortuna iuvat, i.e. Fortune favors the brave. I truly believed that the young generation in our region is among the boldest in all Italy, even with doom and gloom scenarios ahead. Therefore I am really proud when we can..