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The “Tour of Italy in Amphora” is back with more wine tasting sessions with the opportunity to learn about wine made in terracotta. Impruneta 29th May, 13th and 27th June 2018
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The “Tour of Italy in Amphora” is back with more wine tasting sessions with the opportunity to learn about wine made in terracotta. Impruneta 29th May, 13th and 27th June 2018

The “Tour of Italy in Amphora” is back again on Tuesday, May 29th in Impruneta (Tuscany) with the second cycle of mini-lectures and wine tasting sessions on wines made in terracotta. The Cultural Association “La terracotta e il vino” organiser of this year’s meetings has proposed once again the beautiful historical building of Fornace Agresti […]

The Dinner of 24 May at “La Bottega di Parigi” and the wines in combination: when the amphora respects the grape variety, the territory and the hard work of man
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The Dinner of 24 May at “La Bottega di Parigi” and the wines in combination: when the amphora respects the grape variety, the territory and the hard work of man

The Dinner of the 24th May, organized by the Association “La terracotta e il vino” at La Bottega di Parigi (via del Terzollina 3R, Florence) will present dishes in combination with amphora wines from three regions of central Italy: Emilia Romagna with Producers Al di Là del Fiume (Marzabotto Tuscany), with Producers  Altadonna (Gaiole in […]

Exclusive interview for “Terracotta and wine” with producers from Alentejo (Portugal) who have been making wine in terracotta jars called Talhas for 200 years
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Exclusive interview for “Terracotta and wine” with producers from Alentejo (Portugal) who have been making wine in terracotta jars called Talhas for 200 years

    It is quite surprising that in Europe there are 2 unbroken traditions of winemaking in amphora still in existence. The older one (8000 years) is from Georgia and the more “recent” one (2000 years) is from Portugal. What is more surprising is that neither knew of the others existence till only a few […]

The interring of wine-jars: find out about the traditions of Georgia and Armenia during the 2-day event…but also Italian traditions too
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The interring of wine-jars: find out about the traditions of Georgia and Armenia during the 2-day event…but also Italian traditions too

The Convention Terracotta and Wine 2016 (Impruneta, 19 – 20 November) with its national and international stage featuring producers from all over the world, will give the critics, wine tasters, enthusiasts and connoisseurs of wine in amphora a chance to sample wines from regions overseas where courageous winemakers have embarked on a choice of excellence. […]

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