Ideal Microclimate for Wine Making
A unique agritourism immersed in between the breathtaking twin towns of Massa and Carrara, Podere Scurtarola stands. With its vineyards nestled in the Candia Hills, this five-hectares winery is located in Tuscany, producing rich-quality wines, grappas, vinegar, olive oils, and chestnut honey. Surrounded by pine, heather, juniper, and myrtle woods, the territory exhibits a perfect climate to enjoy short wine tours.
Winery With a History of 150 Years
Podere Scurtarola flaunts its rich viticulture history of 150 years. Today, Rosanna and Pierpaolo manage all the operations of the winery. The company undergoes various changes over the years, first was in 1992, when the old cellar of great-grandfather was shifted to a more sophisticated one. Old barriques of grandfather Ottaviano and vats and oak barrels of father Federico are still being used in wine production processes by Pierpaolo. In 2010, the winery became completely organic, in a journey to deliver wines of excellent characteristics.
Traditional and Modern Methods of Organic Farming
Keeping eyes on the future, Pierpaolo combined both traditional and innovative methods of organic grape farming. Vineyards, facing the Tyrrhenian Sea and boasting scenic slopes, are planted with vines Vermentino and Vermentino Nero. Only manual activities are allowed in the vineyards, such as cutting of long grasses with hand, manual picking of grapes, etc. Some of the best wines produced by the company are red and white wines, along with delicious sparkling and dessert wines.