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The Le Marche region has a lot to offer to wine lovers. There are 5 DOCG wines and 16 DOC wines. From the prestigious and famous Verdicchio, to the Vernaccia di Serrapetrona, from the Offida Pecorino to the Offida Passerina. Also: Bianchello del Metauro, Colli Maceratesi, Colli Pesaresi, Esino, Falerio dei Colli Ascolani, I Terreni di Sanseverino, Lacrima di Morro d'Alba, Rosso Conero, Pergola, Rosso Piceno, San Ginesio Many of these wines are little known outside of Italy but visitors to the region have a pleasant surprise when they try the local wine produced by many small aziendas and cantinas.
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Vineyard of the Month – Fausti, Fermo, Le Marche

Vineyard of the Month – Fausti, Fermo, Le Marche | Wines and People | Scoop.it

This month we feature a small, organic vineyard located in the Marche region of Italy.  Formed in 1997 with a passion for creating organic wines, Christina Fausti partnered with world-renowned winemaker Domenico d’Angelo to pioneer the development of organic viticulture. Their dream, today a reality, began with the challenge of producing a special organic blend utilizing two varietals, Montepulciano (indigenous of the March region) and Syrah (an international varietal), in a specific geographical location in the Marche region. The resulting wine was named “Vespro” and has become a signature wine of the Fausti portfolio.

Located in the town of Fermo, just 1.25 miles from the Adriatic coastline, the 25 acre Fausti estate is in the final stages of transitioning to fully organic growing practices.  [...]

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Madonnabruna, Fermo: Low Impact Farming Wines

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The Low Impact Farm MadonnaBruna is located on top of a smooth hill of Le Marche between the town of Fermo and the village of Lapedona, and enjoys a beautiful panoramic view of the green hills and the Adriatic Sea at only 4 km.
Madonnabruna has 14 hectares planted with specialised vineyard registered in the Official List for the DOC Rosso Piceno. The vineyards are situated on the hillside between 100 and 200 metres from the sea level and cultivated with vines of the varieties Sangiovese and Montepulciano. Recently, small vineyards have been planted with international species of vines as Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
All the vineyard are cultivated following the Guyot system that provides for the annual renewal of the fruitful branches. During the pruning, buds are strongly reduced and this allows the control of the production and permits an excellent ripening of the grapes.

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Falerio dei Colli Ascolani

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Falerio dei Colli ascolani. Piceno province in viticulture dates back to ancient times: according to some scholars it was before the Roman conquest. In the middle of the streets for “Asculum” and “Firmum” was precisely ...
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Wineries in Le Marche: Cantina Ortenzi, Fermo

Wineries in Le Marche: Cantina Ortenzi, Fermo | Wines and People | Scoop.it

La Cantina Ortenzi works his vines with the dedication and love of the past, experience wine has been passed down from father to son giving all 'ancient roots Company as our country.

Today, as then the native vines are pruned biodynamic treated and cured by hand, using only natural products making sure that the production is of high quality by selecting the best grapes.

The vineyards are located in Colle Vissiano 200 meters above sea level in the points that have been replanted the soil is rich in minerals, clay and silt the enviable position it had been sought for the placement of wind turbines but the screws enjoying this ventilation from the sea day and night from the Sibillini Mountains have a microclimate perfect for fighting the prevention of harmful mold you bunches, given that our company uses the micro-bacteriological fight with ladybugs and spiders in our hill nature reserve are alone. [...]

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Sea Breeze Wines Le Marche: Donna Savina Wines from La Collina, Fermo

Sea Breeze Wines Le Marche: Donna Savina Wines from La Collina, Fermo | Wines and People | Scoop.it

The vineyards are located on a hill, not a far from the Adriatic coastline. They are favourably affected by the sea breeze, which creates very suitable conditions for vine growing. The medium-texture, clayey soil gives the grapes body and fine flavours. The winery property covers a surface of 37 Ha

The vineyards guarantee a high-quality production with more than 4300 vines/Ha. Growing method: guyot and cordon...

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