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INTERVIEW WITH A WINEMAKER - Giorgio Vettoretti - Riva Caselle 16

Q. Tell us about yourself, why, and when you decided to become a winemaker?

A. I am a winegrower, a wine lover who is an expression of the territory, that's why the Rivacaselle 16 project was born, born from love and passion for a unique territory that represents history and quality.

Q. If you had to use three words, which will you use to describe your work?

A. Land, Tradition, Passion.

Q. What's your biggest fear during the whole vine cycle?

A. A hailstorm or a frost can endanger the work of an entire year.

Q. What's make you happy about your work?

A. When I can tell my territory through my wines and when I see the approval in the eyes of those who taste them.

Q. Which was the top moment of your career as a winemaker?

A. The spark that started the Rivacaselle 16 project.

Q. What's your vision about organic, biodynamic, and sustainable?

A. They are a vision of a different, conscientious, and healthy viticulture, whose purpose is respect for the nature of the health ecosystem.

Q. What do you do to preserve the planet?

A. In respect of the land and in defense of the vine Rivacaselle 16 follows strictly green production principles, putting eco-sustainability and safeguarding such an important territory in the first place.
So natural fertilizers, zero chemical weeding, zero plastic but not only: we are always looking for new solutions for the cultivation of vines and winemaking that are in full harmony with the traditions of the place.

Q. If you had to use three words, which will you use to describe your wines?

A. Unique, inimitable, thrills.

Q. Why are your wines different from your direct competitors?

A. Because our wines are genuine and are produced in an ancient vineyard where there are centuries-old vines that are our heritage.

Q. Amongst your wine, which is the one you are most attached to? The one it makes you proud? And Why?

A. The Brut. Because with brut I can express all the quality of our grapes.

Q. Which was the highest moment of your career as a winemaker?

A. The most exciting when I tasted the first bottle; the highest has yet to arrive I always think of improving myself and having new goals.

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