Wine trends for 2015

Although sales of wine have recovered strongly from the depths of the recession, Impact Databank reports that the total U.S. wine market only grew 0.3 percent in 2014 to a volume of 322 million nine-liter cases. The tepid sales result largely from weak on-premise sales in restaurants and bars. The report is from the current…

Alturis

Altùris in the Friulan language means a piece of land lying slightly above the surrounding countryside. To Marco and Massimo Zorzettig, heirs to a robust wine tradition that has now gone on now for three generations, it seemed the perfect name to give to this estate. The territory The Altùris estate is located right up…

Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze DOCG – Jeio

JEIO CARTIZZE Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze DOCG Sparkling Dry This refined sparkling wine is produced with grapes from Cartizze, a prestigious hill of only 106.4 hectares, where over 140 owners have cultivated the Valdobbiadene Superiore par excellence for centuries. This hill, perfectly located, includes the localities of Saccol, San Pietro di Barbozza and Santo Stefano,…

Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG – Jeio

Obtained from grapes harvested in the hills of Conegliano, where its minerality and dry extract derive from, and  the hills of Valdobbiadene that endow it with its characteristic crunchiness, acidity and freshness. A Prosecco particularly stimulating on the palate, rich in malic acid. Apart from Glera this wine contains Verdiso as well as minor percentages…

Prosecco Extra Dry Doc Alturis

PRODUCTION ZONE:Plains and hills near Cividale del Friuli (NE Italy) VARIETY:100% Prosecco GROWING SYSTEM:Double Guyot HARVEST PERIOD:September WINEMAKING:After the gentle crushing of the whole grapes the must is statically cold decanted leaving it then to ferment at controlled temperature of 15°C. Once the fermentation is completed follows a slow refining period “sur lies” in fiberglass…