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The value of old vintages

The value of old vintages 45 years of history made of study, research and sharing   Our wines are made slowly and far. But how do our Old Vintages Ca’ Lustra Zanovello are born? In this article we take you with us to the winery and the countryside to discover how the wait that our Old Vintages impose on us…

How to choose a red wine: 5 tips to avoid mistakes

How to choose a red wine: 5 tips to avoid mistakes How to choose the right red wine for you? Here are 5 tips to help you choose and never be wrong. Every once in a while, everyone finds themselves in the wine department of a supermarket picking up the first bottle that catches their eye among the shelves in…

Olivetani and spring savoury cake

Olivetani and spring savoury cake It’s almost spring, the days are finally getting longer, the air is less cold and brings with it the scent of the first violets and almond blossoms. And to welcome it, what could be better than a glass of Olivetani, so fragrant, savoury and mineral? I’d say a glass of Olivetani from the 2017 vintage…

Pruining the vine

Pruining the vine From vineyard to bottle: pruning notes The first few months of the year are dedicated to pruning the vine. Pruning is a fundamental activity that determines and directs the productivity of the plants. Towards the end of the calendar year, the plants enter their vegetative rest period, but their caretakers do not stop. Although the grape harvest…

Waiting for 2022, our story of the year 2021

Waiting for 2022, our story of the year 2021 Another year is coming to end. It is time for balances and forecasts, but also for new projects and experiments, always attentive to the seasonality that presents itself. That’s why, before welcoming a new year, we would like to share with you our report about the 2021 vintage. Having avoided the…

Saint Martin and Marzemino

Saint Martin and Marzemino Saint Martin is celebrated all over Italy with different local traditions. In Veneto Saint Martin is closely associated with the tapping of new wine, the reward of the recent harvest. The legend says that Martin, a Roman soldier in the year 335, ripped his cloak in half to cover a half-naked merchant and shield him from…

Roverello: history of a Chardonnay in the Euganean Hills

Roverello: history of a Chardonnay in the Euganean Hills Before telling the story of our Roverello and of Chardonnay in the Euganean Hills, let’s get to know better the grape variety itself. Chardonnay is an international grape, cultivated all over the world and appreciated for its good adaptability to the terroir where it is cultivated. It originated from a spontaneous…

Moscato Secco ‘A Cengia and spaghetti with pumpkin

Moscato Secco ‘A Cengia and spaghetti with pumpkin When I was asked for a simple recipe to pair with Moscato Secco ‘A Cengia, I smiled. I love this wine. I see a thousand occasions and I can find a thousand reasons to pour a glass of it. Even when it does not pair well with the dishes for dinner, I…

Ca’ Lustra Zanovello labels

Ca’ Lustra Zanovello labels Those who know us remember well the labels of our line “Zanovello Selections”. They attract attention with their lively graphics, both modern and historically rich at the same time. Not less important are the labels of the “Ca’ Lustra” line: more traditional graphics for good and sincere wines. Here is the story on how our Ca’…

Olivetani: the white blend of Monte Venda

Olivetani: the white blend of Monte Venda Olivetani is the name of one of our best-known white wines made with grape varieties traditionally grown on Monte Venda. A mainstay among our white wines since the 1980s, it has evolved over time to better represent and interpret our land. History of our Olivetani’s label Born at the end of the 1980’s…

Harvest has begun in Ca’ Lustra

Harvest has begun in Ca’ Lustra The grape harvest has begun a few days ago. The alarm clock rings early, with the cheerful voices of the grape pickers bring the countryside to life, together with the chirping of birds and crickets. Just a few tractors in sight and sparse words exchanged between “row neighbours”. As every year, our trusty and…

Nero Musqué: the story of a Black Muscat that has become an adopted Sicilian Wine

Nero Musqué: the story of a Black Muscat that has become an adopted Sicilian Wine Have you ever heard about Black Muscat? Have you ever been seduced by its aromatic notes? Today we want to tell you the story of this peculiar variety of Muscat wine which braved a journey of more than 1000 km in order to blossom and…

Spring works in the vineyards

Spring works in the vineyards Today we take you along for a trip among our vineyards to tell you about the work required for their maintenance during springtime. After the pruning of the vine shoots, specific activities for the care and health of vineyards jumpstart the vegetative regrowth of the vines, making for a typical sight of spring months. What…

Winter in the countryside: the pruning

Winter in the countryside: the pruning It is common knowledge to those who work the land: pruning is the practice that determines and directs the productivity of plants. In this article, we will guide you through this delicate process, as important as it is meticulous, requiring care and attention to details. Although the harvest is the most important time of…

“Author’s Proofs”, the last novelty by Ca’ Lustra

“Author’s Proofs”, the last novelty by Ca’ Lustra For many years now, we have been considering producing fewer wines and focusing our attention on a few selected labels. This would make the farm management, harvesting and vinification both cheaper and easier. We were never able to do so and, on the contrary, we are often tempted by the exact opposite. The desire to…