Fratelli is the italian for brother: Alberto, Gaetano and Emanuele work together their vineyards and produce the great wines of this generous land. Amarone 2007 Valpolicella, Ripasso, Recioto, Raffaello and Amarone wines are appreciated all around the world.
Fratelli VOGADORI is a family winery in Negrar, the heart of the Classico area of the Valpolicella.
The passion for the land has been handed down from generation to generation: for a good wine you should start from the vineyard. So the decision to avoid chemical treatments on the vineyards, using only natural fertilizers and cutting the extra bunches while they are still green to allow the vine to reach the highest quality.
From this year we also decided to use lighter glass bottles and produce photovoltaic panels to ahve all the energy necessary in the company. The respect for the environment is essential to the quality of the wines.
Vogadori Amarone Winery The perfect location of our vineyards has also facilitated the achievement of a remarkable quality of Vigolo the hill with southern exposure produces excellent grapes for Amarone.
In fact, with the grape of choice, in the basement you can get fine wines and the use of natural yeasts contained in grapes really afford to be typical and traditional wines.
Our wines are ìenvironmentally-friendlyî always seeking the best environment to be ecologically aware. For this reason we decided to choose lighter glass bottles in order to reduce the weight of glass recycling.
The weight of the bottles of Valpolicella Ripasso has fallen from 650 grams to 500 grams while the Recioto and Amarone are down from 700 grams to 550 grams. This means that there will be 150 bottles per 1000 kg of glass in less environment. In the vineyards we use only natural fertilizers and never the chemical treatments of the vines are minimized and still use sulfur and copper as 60 years ago. In the vineyards we use roses as ìspiesî in the vineyards.
Their job is to advise us to act promptly on the vines with fungicides to combat parasites that traditional damage with their attacks on the production of grapes. These rose bushes, which are considered ìplant lightsî put to the ringleaders of the rows that are especially attacked by mildew, powdery mildew, an enemy of the vine, a few days in advance of the screw. Limiting, so the treatments carried out in the vineyard! Other action we decided to install a photovoltaic system on the roof of the cellar that covers our annual electricity needs.