SciaccheTrail® 2016: Wine making convention in Cinque Terre

Vernazza, Chiesa dei Frati, October 16th, 9AM , convention organaised by Accademia dei Georgofili, Accademia italiana della Vite e del Vino, Consorzio Sciacchetrà with patronage and contribution of Cinque Terre National Park and Carispezia.

(Riomaggiore, September 30th 2015) Cinque Terre is the name of a coast area of Liguria that includes the villages of Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola e Riomaggiore. The Wine making sector is a very important in the history of this territory which together with olive sector did the Cinque Terre what today represents a unique landscape between sky and sea, created and maintained by man, earning it to be inserted in the World Heritage List of UNESCO ‘and to constitute the establishment the National Park of Cinque Terre.
This is an extremely difficult area characteristics: rough paths overhanging cliffs on which climb every day, no chance of mechanization, salty winds that on one hand give the wine the typical notes salt-iodine on the other, when too strong, causing , with the saline, extensive damage many-quality vineyards.
The vines found to be suitable for the area and for the types of wine produced are the ‘Albarola, Bosco and Vermentino, which have won every space nell’acclività of the slope, with typical plots supported by dry stone walls (terraced strips or terraces ). The particular climatic conditions, allow to obtain high quality grapes that through proper management techniques in the cellar, let you get, besides the famous and unique Sciacchetrà dessert, also dry white wines, tasty and fragrant able to enhance in their own way the potential of an area of ​​rare beauty. Besides the wines of the Cinque Terre boast the PDO Cinque Terre from 1973.

The speakers
G. Mainardi – Università di Torino
A. Schneider – IPSP, CNR, Torino
F. Mannini – IPSP, CNR, Torino
B. Lercari- Presidente Cons. Sciacchetrà
V. Gerbi – Università di Torino
G. Scalabrelli – Università di Pisa
 C. D’Onofrio – Università di Pisa
M. Sorbini – Accademico AIVV

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