What to expect from the Merano Wine Festival 2018?

Since 1992, the MeranoWineFestival has been one of the most eagerly awaited events for winelovers, celebrating the excellence of wine and the artisans of taste in the elegant and elitist setting of the Merano Kurhaus.

In its 27th edition, which will take place from 9 to 13 November 2018, will be part only wines and products evaluated by the committee of "The WineHunter" selected for their excellent quality.


From 27 to 29 October Vinoè returns

We are now at the third edition of Vinoè, the important wine festival signed FISAR - Federazione Italiana Sommelier Albergatori e Ristoratori - that from Saturday 27 to Monday 29 October 2018 will turn the Stazione Leopolda in Florence into a real event dedicated to wine.

Meeting point for operators and wine lovers, vinoè in a short time has established itself as one of the most important wine events in Italy...

Wines of Tenuta Fontana for the celebration of San Francesco d’Assisi

On October 3 and 4, 2018, the solemnity of San Francesco d'Assisi will be celebrated.

For the occasion, more than 10,000 pilgrims, 250 mayors and 120 journalists will arrive in Assisi.

The Campania region was chosen to represent the annual tribute of the Italian municipalities to the Patron of Italy and for the fourth time in history will offer the oil for the volitional lamp that burns on the tomb of the Holy Poor Man.

In the...

Harvest 2018: a very good vintage is expected

The harvest has just begun in our vineyards and it promises to be an excellent year: the climates and temperatures of the past months, characterized by a humid and rainy spring and a long hot summer have allowed a growing production of wine in terms of volume compared to last year and the realization of an excellent balance and finesse.We expect wines with a higher fragrance and lower alcohol content.

The moment of the harvest represents for us a real moment of...

September: for Tenuta Fontana it is harvest time

September is the month of the harvest: the sultry heat should have left us for milder temperatures, the vibrant summer light slowly gives way to softer and more enveloping shades; very slowly the trees and meadows will turn from bright green to opaque and then give way to the warm shades of brown.
After the 2017 harvest, which saw a decrease of 26% compared to the previous year, let's ask ourselves how it will look in the new year at the drips of the next...

The WineHunter Award

The WineHunter Award commission has awarded the certificate of excellence to our Civico2, Falanghina del Sannio, a vine symbol of Campana viticulture, the Civico 2 was born in Pietrelcina, Benevento, from vineyards planted with Guyot, in a territory that gives us elegance, fruity and intense aromas and a great longevity.
And at our Civico44, Asprinio di Aversa, a classic Campanian white with a straw yellow colour characterized by a...

Tenuta Fontana protagonist at the Festival of the Mediterranean Diet

On August 24th and 25th Tenuta Fontana will be present at the Palazzo Vinciprova in Pioppi to participate in the important event "Festival of the Mediterranean Diet".

The Festival of the Mediterranean Diet is a container of initiatives, developed over about forty days in the summer, which revolve around the most interesting cultural and anthropological aspects of the Mediterranean lifestyle.
This important moment is an opportunity to...

Waiting for Radici del Sud 2019: "100 whites between Land and Sea"

The great success obtained in the 2018 edition of Radici del Sud in Sannicandro di Bari, saw the absolute protagonist of Civico 44, decreed by the jury of wine writers as the first classified in the category "mixed group of white wines from native vines".

The satisfaction obtained on this occasion makes the company Tenuta Fontana eager to participate in the next edition of the event to be held on 4-10 June 2019, to revive its...

Organic as a way of life

The current Italian market is constantly changing. Today we are witnessing a consumer who is changing his approach to spending, paying more and more attention to health, environmental sustainability and product quality.

All these values have contributed to a real lifestyle: the organic one.

But what does "bio" really mean?

The EC regulation n. 834/2007, which establishes the rules on organic production valid for the whole European Union,...

Wine and Millennials: what do they have in common?

Italy is the country of wine: this is what our history, our territory, our hills and, above all, our tradition say.

And this tradition lives today, thanks to the growing market entry of the millennials, a moment of renewal due to a different attitude.
The Millennials, the population aged between 18 and 35 years, today are as many as 2 billion in the world.

They are the first generation to be digitized and hyper-connected, with very...

Ready for summer? Discover the protagonists 2018

The warm summer evenings and dinners with friends are characterized by laughter, chat and the desire to toast the arrival of the holidays: the wines for the summer are a fundamental component to fill one of the most intense seasons, and expected, of the year.

White wine has always been the undisputed protagonist of summer toasts, but unexpectedly even reds, to be tasted fresh, will be the new protagonists.
It's quite difficult to determine exactly what the 2018 trends will...

The winner is civico 44

From 5 to 11 June in Sannicandro di Bari took place the XIII edition of the multi-event dedicated to the enhancement of wines from the native grape variety of Southern Italy: Radici del Sud.

This great event has given us in Tenuta Fontana an enormous satisfaction, for our Civico 44 has been decreed by the jury of wine writers as the first overall classified in the category "mixed group of white wines from...

Radici del sud 2018: the wine fair is increasingly international

Radici del Sud is a multi-event dedicated to the promotion of wines from grape varieties native to southern Italy that will be held this year in Sannicandro di Bari from 5 to 11 June.

The registrations for the thirteenth edition have already reached 100, thus testifying to the considerable interest on the part of the producing companies in the proven event, which offers on the Italian and world stage the particular...

European politicians toast with Civico 2

On Saturday, May 12th, 2018, German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the Lamp of Peace of St. Francis from the Franciscan community in Assisi for "her work of conciliation in favor of the peaceful coexistence of peoples".

The award was followed by a private greeting in the Chapter Hall with the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and the Prime Minister, Paolo...

Everything ready for Wine & The city

Now in its eleventh edition returns to Naples from 3 to 25 May 2018 Wine & The City the festival that celebrates the creative thrill! More than 100 wineries and as many public and private sites including museums, boutiques, art and design galleries, large hotels, artists and creative ateliers, restaurants, wine bars, gardens, monuments and metropolitan vineyards to celebrate under the banner of good wine.
Theme of the eleventh edition: the "game".The game as...

The wait is over: Civico 2 is now ready to conquer you

Tenuta Fontana has expanded the list of its products by adding "Civico 2" to its range, a wine that comes from the Falanghina IGT Campania grape variety.

Falanghina, together with Aglianico, is the oldest vine linked to viticulture in Campania. Forgotten for a long time its rediscovery started at the end of the 90's, since then its success has been growing and unstoppable until today it...

Tenuta Fontana and the Royal Palace of Caserta together with Vinitaly for the presentation of the ancient Vineyard of St. Sylvester.

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Best Regards

Vinitaly 2018, the most important trade fair dedicated to the world of wine, will be held in Verona from 15 to 18 April 2018.
Now in its 52nd edition, the event marks the evolution of the national and international wine system that contributes to making wine one of the most engaging and dynamic reality of the primary sector.
For the fourth consecutive time, Tenuta...

Tenuta Fontana at Vinitaly: the largest event dedicated to Wine

For the fourth time in succession, the winery Tenuta Fontana di Pietrelcina, in the province of Benevento, confirms its presence at Vinitaly: International Exhibition of Wines and Distillates to be held in Verona from 15 to 18 April 2018.
Now in its 52nd edition, Vinitaly is the event that marks the evolution of the national and international wine system and that contributes to making wine one of the most dynamic and engaging realities in the primary...

Record-breaking Tenuta Fontana

Campania Stories, one of the most successful events in the Campania wine scene, this year will take place from April 5 to 8 at the Palazzo Caracciolo MGallery by Sofitel in Naples.

This year's event is preparing to be the edition of records: 90 companies have already participated, a balance never reached in previous editions.

This is a very important signal for the Campania wine sector, ready to present the new vintages of wines produced in the main...

Taste meetings: tasting with Wine & Food Blogger

Yesterday, the visit to the winery concluded with a day of meetings with the specialized press to present the wines of the Tenuta, the new products to be released and to confront the theme of greatest journalistic interest: the Rebirth of the Vigna di San Silvestro at the Reggia di Caserta.
Tenuta Fontana organized a tasting to propose the exceptional wines of 2017.
The venue of the meeting was the Carinaro Tenuta. An important event that saw as...