Category Archives: Torri Winery

Sottovento Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC 2018


Article by Hannah Lunn A grape of two halves, Montepulciano sits behind Sangiovese as being the second most planted variety in Italy. But why two halves? Within the thick skins of this grape you have naturally high levels of both tannins and colour compounds, making it bold by nature. To achieve the perfect ripeness in […]

Turan Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOCG Riserva


Look at the Video Post. The Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOCG Riserva of the Turan Line – produced by Torri Cantine – originates between Colonnella and Controguerra, in the province of Teramo, in a magnificent vineyard over 50 years grown with a canopy system at an altitude of 290 meters with a perfect south / south-east exposure. […]

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Wine in Tube


Article by Hannah Lunn Montepulciano! This wondrous grape, not to be confused with the typically Tuscan village of the same name, is the second most planted variety in Italy. Juicy and thick skinned, it needs ample sunshine and warmth to ripen fully, and as such is most at home in the sun-soaked lands of Abruzzo. […]

You can call them ENOTIONS if you want


Article by Alessandra Riccitelli Pinot Grigio owes its etymology to France: “Pin” means “pine” in French, and this name was given to it because of the similarity between the bunch of grapes and the pine cone, it is made up of very small berries that are close together. Considered to all intents and purposes an […]

Montepulciano grape, prince of Abruzzo


Article by Carla Benvenuto Whenever talking about wines from Abruzzo, the first thought goes to Montepulciano. That’s right. It is impossible to consider Abruzzo wines without mentioning, among red wines, the most representative of this region. The vine Montepulciano is a native black grape variety of central Italy, mostly cultivated in Abruzzo, Marche and Umbria […]

Bag in box yes or Bag in box no ??


Posted by Andrea Anselmino A topic that has always divided the wine world is the Bag in Box also known as BiB, in fact glass lovers will probably turn up their noses at this proposal but let’s remember never to judge a book by its cover, because behind this cardboard box there is a world […]

Turan Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOCG


Look at the Video Post. In the province of Teramo between Colonnella and Controguerra, in a fifty-year old vineyard with canopy style training, at 290 meters asl and magnificently exposed to south-south / east,  the DOCG of the Turan Line of the Torri Cantine is born.  Produced with 100% pure montepulciano d’Abruzzo grapes, from a […]

A starry night – Bakan Passerina Brut


Article by Andrea Anselmino ‘I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars’ – Stephany Meyer. I would like to start this article quoting the beautiful words of Stephany Meyer. As she says, I too love the silence, the darkness and the calm of the night. In everyone’s life, there are nights […]

The Bag in Box: a game-changer wine

Article by Carla Benvenuto. Wine bottles purists may scoff at wine preserved inside the so-called Bag in Box (aka BiB). But this modern packaging presents countless benefits; even though it cannot be compared – in a romantic way – to the glass, the BiB is now chosen over the bottle. Let’s see give it a […]

Organic agriculture: Torri Cantine’s virtuous choice


In Italian viticulture, many wineries have chosen organic production to respect nature and environmental sustainability. Torri Cantine belongs to one of these companies. The winery was established in 1966 and is  located in Colline Teramane zone, one of the most renowned areas of Abruzzo for wine production. But what exactly does it mean to choose […]