Piedmont, winery tastings. By now it is a classic event. Then, in summer, open doors to tourists: more and more in the summer season. Absolute pleasure: tasting glasses narrated directly by the producers. You get intimate with the wines and the enchanted land from which they come. «So we said to ourselves, why not do the tastings directly in the vineyards?» No sooner said than done: and here are the brand new “aperitifs in the vineyard”, designed by the Marchisio Family to celebrate the August vacations. A real dive into freshness. Meanwhile, the sumptuous Faiv classic method bubbles: the Blanc de Blancs (Roero Arneis) and the Rosé (Nebbiolo). Stunning, unique sparkling wines: biodynamic and aged for 10 years on yeasts. Love the still white? Meet the most explosive Roero Arneis: a festival of fragrances.
«To visit us is to discover a completely “green” world». The winery in Castellinando d’Alba – powered by solar panels – is wrapped in rows of vines. A green, panoramic embrace. «Ecology has been our choice from the beginning». Zero impact: all certified organic. There is even a filling station for electric cars. «Respect for the earth is our “law”, always». And in the wines, you can feel it: special fragrances, growing year after year. A story of courage: «The road of natural viticulture requires great commitment». Passion, artisanal care. The Marchisio Family is also a member of Fivi. The name itself is already a guarantee: Federazione Italiana Vignaioli Indipendenti (Italian Federation of Independent Winegrowers). «We remain farmers, in love with our hills. Wine? It is the highest expression of this territory, its true soul».
That is why they are an occasion not to be missed, the “aperitifs in the vineyard” under the August sun. One is in company, one learns about the most authentic spirit of Roero. And the great personality of its interpreters. «A good glass, a taste of the genuine products of the territory». Cold cuts and cheeses, of course. But also another specialty: taggiasche olives. The Marchisio Family, in fact, grows them in Pieve di Teco (Imperia). Same style: 100 percent natural. Framing afternoons, unforgettable evenings. Exciting: sipping great wines right in the midst of the vines that generated them. And that’s not all: «Soon we will open our brand new winery, which we’re just finishing setting up». But in the meantime, ther’s a table waiting for everyone in the vineyard. The best way to enjoy the summer.