1. The magical atmosphere of the Monferrato

    The magical atmosphere of the Monferrato

    Uvamatris comes from Monferrat, a part of the region of Piedmont that comprises roughly  the modern provinces of Alessandria and Asti. Montferrat is one of the most important wine districts of Italy. The territory is cut in two by the river Tanaro. The northern part (the Basso Monferrato, “Low Montferrat”), which lies between that river and the Po,...

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  2. Read the news of Uvamatris.com!

    Read the news of Uvamatris.com!

    Are you looking for interesting news about wine? click www.uvamatris.com! You will find recipes, events, fairs, curiosities, insights … To receive news directly in your e-mail box, simply subscribe to the newsletter by filling out the appropriate form! Condividi:

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  3. Etymology of “Monferrato”

    Etymology of “Monferrato”

    Do you know the Etymology of “Monferrato”? There are various interpretations and assumptions,  but to date none are certain. There are many opinions, with Aldo Ricaldone stating the name was derived from “Mount” and farro — a variety of wheat. Another claim is that it comes from the Latin Mons ferax meaning “mount fertile and rich.” Still...

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  4. The wine in Ancient Egypt: artistic testimonies

    The wine in Ancient Egypt: artistic testimonies

    Today Uvamatris accompanies you in Ancient Egypt, where wine was a beverage “consumed in large quantities also by the people, it was one of the emblems of kings and pharaons” (from “Archeo” n.259, September 2006). In the Nakht’s grave, 18th dynasty, 2nd millennium B.C., to Thebes west, were discovered masonry...

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  5. “Cantine Aperte” at Harvest Time 2016

    “Cantine Aperte” at Harvest Time 2016

    September is the best month in which it is possible enjoying the atmosphere of the vineyards, for this reason, but not only for this, Movimento Turismo del Vino organizes again this year the event Cantine Aperte at Harvest Time, a moment in which the companies come alive with the incessant labour in...

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  6. Red wine and chestnuts

    Red wine and chestnuts

    In Autumn follow Uvamatris advices to combine wine and chestnuts! It is advisable combine to roasted chestnuts a young, fresh wine, with a soft fruits, cherry and black cherry aftertaste. The chestnuts can be also boiled in salad water and eaten, or they can be sifted in a mash tun or...

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  7. The origins of wine

    The origins of wine

    Uvamatris accompanies you in a journey of discovery of the wine origin… The first tracks of cultivation of the grapevine are located in Asia Minor, in the lands between Tigris and Euphrates. The prehistoric men picked up some bunch of wild grapes, and they were fascinated by their bitter and...

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  8. Maurizia, the artist who paints with wine

    Maurizia, the artist who paints with wine

    Uvamatris accompanies you in an art itinerary to the discovery of Maurizia Gentili’s “vinarelli”. The Piacentina Artist, who paints using red and white wine instead of temperas and colors, says: “The true artistis is vintner, who is able to take care of every bunch, accompanying it in the right balance...

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  9. “Stem glass of stars”: the most waited toast of summer

    “Stem glass of stars”: the most waited toast of summer

    The 10th of August of each year, St. Lorenzo night, in the squares and in the Italian basements, the wine passionate are the protagonists of the most waited toast of summer: “Stem glass of stars” is the associative event organized by Wine Tourism Movement with the partnership of City Of...

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  10. The legend about the origin of the wine

    The legend about the origin of the wine

    Uvamatris proposes a charming legend about the wine’s legend… Traveling to Nasso, Bacco saw a small and unknown plant. Get curious, he uprooted it from the ground and put it, with moist soil, in a bird bone. During the travel, the plant grew disproportionately, so much that Bacco had to...

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