The Prünent

The Prünent

Prünent is a black grape variety, a clone of Nebbiolo. It is native to the Ossola Valley, which produces one of the DOC Valli Ossolane wines.    A look at the origins of the Prünent  The name “Prünent” derives from the Latin “pruina” (frost),...
Effects of climate change on vineyards

Effects of climate change on vineyards

The planet is facing global warming and, to understand its severity, we can just analyse the plants. The vineyards are a great example: early harvests, migration of vines to higher altitudes or further north, etc. These signals worry producers and climatologists....
Effects of climate change on vineyards

Changement climatique pour les vignobles

La planète fait face au réchauffement climatique et, pour comprendre sa gravité, il suffit d’analyser les plantes. Les vignobles en sont un exemple excellent : vendanges précoces, migration des vignes vers des altitudes plus élevées ou vers le nord, etc. Ces...
Ossola, land of wines

Ossola, land of wines

In Italy, it is a tradition to use the cities’ names to spell: A for Ancona, B for Bologna, C for Como, etc. The most famous letter is the “D of Domodossola”. Let’s find out together where is the location of this place.   Domodossola is a town located...