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Viva, sempre viva, Peter

A new barrel has find its place in our winery. It’s a 3500-lt engraved botte of French oak wood, and it’s meant to celebrate a very special anniversary. On 20th April 1967, a very young Peter Femfert was travelling on a plane that took off from Colombo, Sri Lanka, directed to Basel. Peter Femfert, at

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“Déformation Professionelle”: meet our new statue

“Déformation Professionelle” is the title chosen by Johann Willsberger for the statue he conceptualised for Nittardi: a 3,5-metres-long scuplture, made of hand-wrought iron, that resembles an elegant corkscrew. This masterpiece of handcraft has been realised with the assistance of the blacksmith Philipp Trenkle and his crew, who incessantly worked on the iron with the only aid

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Willsberger’s new sculpture installed in our garden

Yesterday was a great day here at Nittardi! Johann Willsberger, an Austrian artist, together with two blacksmiths from Bavaria came to install a beautiful new sculpture that now protects the entrance of our little cantina, in the back of the garden. Mr Femfert, Léon, the artist himself and the blacksmiths – with the help of

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Benvenuto, Ben 2016!

Finally the moment has come, and Ben 2016 is ready to come out of our cellar. We have always been aware that 2016 would have been a great vintage –  and Ben 2016 undoubtedly proves it:  after a cold and rainy winter, we had a mild spring followed by a not-excessively-hot summer. The gracious weather

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Olive Oil Harvest 2016

  The 2016 Olive Oil campaign has been a bit of a challenge. We found ourselves facing the same problems we encountered during the 2014 campaign: unexpected weather conditions and fruit flies. In fact, mainly due to an unusual warm winter, fruit flies had the chance to proliferate and eventually damaged our precious olives. In

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Prowein and VinItaly 2017

Also this year we look forward to meet you all at the two major European Wine Fairs. We will be in Düsseldorf for Prowein from 19.03-21.03 in Hall 16 with the German magazine “Der Feinschmecker” booth H61 and with Consorzio Chianti Classico booth H50. At VinItaly in Verona (09.04-13.04) we look forward to meet you

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Last reviews by Restaurant Wine

The magazine Restaurant Wine (www.restaurantwine.com) published a special report on Chianti Classico in the issues #166-168 and selected some of our wines among their suggestions. In particular, our wines have been reviewed as follows: NITTARDI, 2013 BELCANTO, CHIANTI CLASSICO, 4 stars: A supple, balanced Chianti Classico of excellent quality. It is ripely flavored (cherry, red currant,

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