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  1. The fine art of Wild Camping - abiding in the middle of nowhere


    Above: the fireplace and the oven (left) that we built some years ago in the place we usually camp at

    A due introduction: this is not about survivalism, but about how to make yourself comfortable and fully enjoy wild camping. It's gonna be a sort of guide, where I'll share with you my 25 years old experience in this, in the hope that this will stimulate you to try it and of course enjoy it.

    What is wild camping, then? ...
  2. The life of a winemaker - let's do the magic!


    If you wonder, yes, that's my hand. I always loved the texture and the smell of fresh marc, especially that from red grapes.

    The life of a winemaker - part 4

    The time of making wine has come... the cellar is where you do the magic and turn a silly fruit into a mystic liquid that can enliven your day, or your life

    Let's start from a point: my method of making wine it's really mine, in the sense ...
  3. The life of a winemaker - it's harvest time!

    Above: a row of "new" (6 years old) trees of Montepulciano, just before the grapes' harvest.


    The life of a winemaker - Part 3

    Before showing you some pictures and giving you some figures about this year's harvest, I need to tell you another part of the story. Basically, during the last 7 years, I worked on rebuilding and renewing completely my vineyards, in the sense that I've been replacing step by steps ...

    Updated October 10, 2019 at 09:23 AM by Flinn

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  4. The life of a winemaker - the Bio approach


    The life of a winemaker - Part 2

    Let's start from a basic concept: what does Bio means? In theory, everything that is grown up in a 100% natural way, is biologic. Unfortunately, nowadays it's impossible to have a 100% bio product, even if it's home made. First, land is polluted in any case, it's not nearly as bio as it was 50 years ago, this because even if my own land has no poisons ...

    Updated October 10, 2019 at 07:07 AM by Flinn

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  5. The life of a winemaker - the Dude abides in the fields...


    The life of a winemaker - Part 1

    Ok so now that you know how it all started, you might be asking yourself.. "Why are you still doing that, dude?".. the reason is simple, because it helps me to abide, a lot.

    I don't know how many of you are used to live in and from the fields, I guess not much in our modern times, ...
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