Newsletter

21 October, 2014

2014 harvest… totally difficult, but not impossible

The factors that characterised this growing season were huge amounts of rain, low average temperatures, little sun, and a summer that we saw only for …

1 September, 2014

Groppello and Valtènesi got married

New Valtènesi DOC 1 September marks the official release of our first vintage of Valtènesi DOC, 2013. In point of fact, Cantrina’s Valtènesi is not a …

21 March, 2014

A busy Spring in Cantrina

A busy Spring in Cantrina  These sun-filled days are gorgeous, and nature is in full flower. We winegrowers are always keeping a wary eye on …

7 January, 2014

The Befana at Cantrina

By now it has become a tradition at Cantrina: Cristina and Diego take advantage of this traditional Italian Epiphany celebration to wish everyone a Happy …

11 October, 2013

Newsletter Vendemmia 2013

Vendemmia 2013 L’andamento climatico della primavera, fredda e particolarmente piovosa, ha fatto ritardare la fioritura delle vigne e di conseguenza anche l’epoca di vendemmia, che …

12 April, 2013

Newsletter in the rain

…nothing but rain, rain, and more rain… I swear that we have NEVER seen such a season!!! This has been a growing year that starting …

6 January, 2013

Epiphany 2013

Yes, here I am again, now that the Befana, the traditional Good Witch of the Epiphany, has landed. She is bearing you, along with Diego, …

8 October, 2012

Harvest 2012

It’s incredible: it seems as though we barely finished the 2011 harvest and here we are already at the end of this odd, totally crazy …