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The Franciacorta Consortium, some numbers and facts
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The Franciacorta Consortium, some numbers and facts

The Consortium The Consortium was founded on March 5, 1990 in Corte Franca hamlet with the aim of ensuring and monitoring producers’ adherence to Franciacorta appellation regulations. One name: Franciacorta denotes the land, the production method, and the wine. The Consortium and its roughly 200 grape grower and bottler members work together to find innovative … Continue reading

Franciacorta harvest has begun: Notes from Consortium VP Silvano Brescianini
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Franciacorta harvest has begun: Notes from Consortium VP Silvano Brescianini

Harvest 2016 in Franciacorta Vice President Silvano Brescianini: “It would probably be a great quality year thanks to the low temperatures which have preserved the acidity and aromas of the grapes” Erbusco (BS), August 12, 2016 – Franciacorta begin its harvest today, starting from the wineyards of the south slope of Monte Orfano, where the … Continue reading

Franciacorta “a wine to add to your must-buy list” writes Kurtis Kolt for Vancouver weekly Georgia Straight
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Franciacorta “a wine to add to your must-buy list” writes Kurtis Kolt for Vancouver weekly Georgia Straight

Above: Vancouver-based wine writer Kurtis Kolt (image by Kris Krüg). Writing for the Georgia Straight, one of Vancouver’s leading daily newspapers, Canadian wine and lifestyle writer (and former “Sommelier of the Year”) Kurtis Kolt informs his readers this week that “Franciacorta… is a wine to add to your must-buy list.” His encounter with Franciacorta came … Continue reading

Fioretti on Moretti: “Any small producer in Italy can only learn and benefit from the values of Moretti and Bellavista.”
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Fioretti on Moretti: “Any small producer in Italy can only learn and benefit from the values of Moretti and Bellavista.”

Earlier this week, we shared a link to a post on Bellavista U.S. sales manager Giulio Galli by leading Italian wine writer Alfonso Cevola. We were thrilled but not surprised to see the following note appear in the comment feed. In it, another long-time American veteran of the Italian wine trade, Matthew Fioretti, sings the … Continue reading