Val d’Orcia, the land of Brunello wine

The Val d’Orcia is a wonderful valley which extends south of Siena up to the volcanic Mount Amiata. The Val d’Orcia is the land of Brunello wine.

This incredible valley remains one of the few places in Italy that is still incredibly beautiful and partly unspoiled, where nature and history remain as protagonists. A unique region for its scenic beauty, artistic treasures, cultural heritage and food and wine excellences. The Brunello di Montalcino wine and the Pecorino di Pienza cheese have made it famous all over the world. (more…)

The phases of a vintage: the thinning of the bunches and the defoliation of the vine

The phases of a whole vintage are many and all are very important. As we have seen in our article dedicated to the choice of the sprouts and the control of the threads in the vineyard, they accompany the life of a vineyard every day, up to the best known event which is the grape harvest.

During this week we have been busy with the thinning of the bunches and the defoliation of the vine; two common and widespread cultivation practices that are carried out in the period before the grape harvest. (more…)

Challenging heat and water shortage in the vineyard

The issue of global warming has never become so topical and so worrying as this year. Extreme heat and water shortage are causing serious environmental damages.

We are facing the difficulty of cultivating vines with excessive heat and lack of water, and for this reason we are adopting useful solutions to handle these problems, thanks to the use of natural products and to a specific management of the plant and of the ground. (more…)

Your Brunello wine tasting at Il Paradiso di Frassina will be a unique experience, a journey of the senses in the heart of Val d’Orcia

Il Paradiso di Frassina in Montalcino, a renowned winery also known as the Mozart’s Vineyard, is a place out of the ordinary, where the Brunello wine tasting turns into a real experience to try.

Degustazioni di Brunello al Paradiso di Frassina

Arriving from the dirt road between the hills, Mozart’s music immediately embraces those who get at Il Paradiso di Frassina. The symphonies echo in the vineyards and disperse on the magnificent panorama, which embraces Montalcino, with its unmistakable fortress, the Mount Amiata and the hills of the Val d’Orcia valley. Once in the cellar, the scent of the oak barrels echoes with the aromas, tastes and colors of our wines: a real journey of the senses. (more…)

The first concert at Il Paradiso di Frassina in Montalcino, in collaboration with Le Dimore del Quartetto, a unique experience!

What a better place for a concert of classical music than Il Paradiso di Frassina in Montalcino? At Il Paradiso di Frassina, well known as the Vineyard of Mozart, wine and Mozart’s music are inseparable.  (more…)

Which food is best to try with our GEA Rosso di Montalcino DOC? We suggest you try it with potato gnocchi, an Italian pasta, and meat sauce ragù!

Accompanying each dish with a wine that is able to enhance its aromas and its flavors is essential. The perfect combination of food and wine is obtained when interesting and pleasant sensations are released from the combination of the two elements.

Our GEA, Rosso di Montalcino DOC, a harmonious and persistent wine with a fruity aftertaste, that goes well especially with appetizers and first courses. (more…)

The phases of a vintage: the choice of the shoots and the control of the threads in the vineyard

Spring has now exploded in all its beauty. Hills are carpeted in shades of green and gold, roses have blossomed and are gently rocked by the wind. Our vineyard is blossoming in all its splendor; it is that period of the year in which our clusters are starting to bloom; it is a very important moment of the year. (more…)

Farmhouse and winery in Montalcino; pool, view, wine, and Mozart’s music

Agriturismo Il Paradiso di Frassina a Montalcino

Immersed in the beautiful natural landscape of the Val d’Orcia countryside south of Siena, agriturismo Il Paradiso di Frassina in Montalcino is the ideal place for a holiday to discover the scenic nature, the ancient history and the incredible culture of Tuscany.

The farmhouse was born from the careful restoration of an ancient farm dating back to the Middle Ages, surrounded by splendid vineyards and enchanting landscapes typical of the Sienese countryside. We are in the land of the famous Brunello wine, in a landscape of rare beauty. (more…)

Love and respect for the environment, the sowing of green manure at Il Paradiso di Frassina Winery

La semina del sovescio in Vigna

At Il Paradiso di Frassina, winery in Montalcino, in the heart of the beautiful Val d’Orcia in Tuscany, we love and respect everything that nature has given us; every day for us is the Earth Day, and everything we do is dictated by love for the earth and respect for the environment. (more…)