End of the 2016 Harvest on Mt. Etna

Snow has fallen two thirds down the mountain. The wines have darkened fast. They are also low in sugars. Each year carries wine that we have never seen before, their makings not in the year’s [...]

A Quick 2016 Harvest at Trinoro

We finished picking cabernet franc on the 13th; the tanks are filled with black, waxy raisins that will be fermenting for the next two weeks. It was a fine vintage. A rich, roasted quality of the [...]

Blending the 2015 Tenuta di Trinoro

23 February 2016 Several days ago, the wind at Trinoro started blowing hard: it reached a high pitch, blew two windows open in the night, and continued increasing to an ever louder howl, until I [...]