To quote Antonio Capaldo, Chairman of Feudi di San Gregorio, Italy, “The hidden share holder in a vineyard, is time”. Meaningful words from a winemaker. Antonio also noted that in addition to the four basic elements that make up terrior; climate, soil, terrain (or topography) and organisms in the vineyard, the fifth element is man. Wine is made in the vineyard, its true, but the fifth element fills the bottle.

You can also hear Antonio on our Vino Lingo segment defining the term “Fireplace Wine

Lean more by visiting www.feudi.it/en or @feudi_di_san_gregorio

Written by Ray Fister

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