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Casanuova di Nittardi 2015

  JOE TILSON CREATES THE XXXV ART LABEL FOR THE CHIANTI CLASSICO CASANUOVA DI NITTARDI VIGNA DOGHESSA 2015         Nittardi’s distinctively strong bond with wine, art and culture has found new, cheerful expression with the 2015 Chianti Classico. Since 1981, the label and wrapping paper for each vintage of Chianti Classico Casanuova

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News from the vineyards – Harvest 2017

The summer of 2017 will be surely remembered for the outragious hot weather that more than once rose up to 40° Celsius during the day and no less than 30° at night. This scorching season has been characterised also by an almost complete lack of rain, following a trend established already in the spring. A

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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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