Let the harvest begin – Donatella Cinelli Colombini

Harvest time has arrived in Montalcino. Over the next two weeks all the sangiovese will be de-stemmed, softly crushed and start its journey to eventually becoming wonderful Brunello di Montalcino

Here are some pictures from Donatella’s vendemmia.
Vendemmia 2014 Sangiovese Fatoria del Colle Chianti

Gently does it

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The grapes are quickly transferred to the press after picking

Vendemmia 2014 le donne sul trattore al Casato Prime Donne



Vendemmia 2014 Montalcino Casato Prime Donne Donatella Cinelli Colombini

La donna herself, Donatella Cinelli Colombini


Sant’Angelo in Colle

Sant’Angelo in Colle is a hilltop town approximately 10 kilometres south west of Montalcino. Whilst Montalcino sits proudly in the zone at 564 metres Sant’Angelo in Colle is high at 400 metres and typical of the many small southern Tuscan hilltop villages.

It also has two very good restaurants. One of our favourite lunch spots on a sunny Tuscan day is Trattoria il Leccio in the town.

Here are a few pics from our recent visit.

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