Category: biodinamica

God Save the Bees!

God save the bees! Today we celebrate International Bee Day, first established in 2017 to educate the world's population about the vital role of pollinating insects. . Various reasons have led to a drastic decline in the number of bees and other pollinating insects, including: - the use of chemical…

Dynamizer and dynamization!

Dynamization is an essential operation in the biodynamic approach. The container, or dynamizer, must conform to specific requirements, including the material, height/width ratio, and shape. At Caiarossa, the dynamization container (stirring machine) is made from copper, cylindrical with a rounded bottom. It can hold up to 160 litres, which will…

Earth Day 2022 – La giornata della Terra 2022

Earth Day was born in the 70s to create awareness among the world's population on environmental safeguarding issues. By taking responsibility and paying attention to small daily activities, we can help save the planet, and today is a good day to start. So, let's try to: turn off the flow…

Our mosaic of vines is getting bigger!

Caiarossa is deeply rooted within the Riparbella territory and strongly believes in its mission to become a new wine production leader from the Tuscan Coast. . Over recent years, by increasing investment and developing and carrying out new projects in the territory, we have strengthened this bond with Riparbella. We…

Pruning at Caiarossa: “Following the Sap Flow”

Pruning is one of the operations that brings about the most positive impact on the life and health of the vine. At Caiarossa, we give it considerable focus following three simple but essential concepts: Adapt the type of training and pruning method to each different terroir. Select the number of…

The Petit Manseg harvest and its road towards the Oro

Our Oro (Gold) is sweetly resting in the cellar. On October the 12th we harvested our Petit Manseng, 13 rows cultivated in Podere Serra all'Olio for a total of 1879 plants, on a little parcel of calcareous soil. The choice of harvesting in October is a risky choice that we…

News from the vineyard – Cover Crop

Right after the harvest we selected and planted different kinds of organic seeds: Kamut, Alfalfa, Clover, Mustard, Wheat, Broad Bean. They will naturally fertilize the soil and avoid its erosion. In detail, each different seed has been selected for a particular aim. Kamut and Wheat, being part of the grass family,…

Biodynamic Prep 500

This biodynamic prep is a humus mixture, prepared by filling the cow horns with cow manure. The biodynamic prep 500 is made during the fall, burying those horns, it is left to decompose during the winter and recovered to use the following spring. When it is ready, after 4 months, it should have…