The positive role of weeds within the vineyard ecosystem…
People's energy is our best fuel
People are part of the lifeblood that feeds our work. We miss the visitors who came to the cellar every day and the guests of the farm who shared a few days of their vacation with us. We miss their smiles, comments, questions, their stories and their tastes, their crossing paths. Above all, we lack the amazement and enthusiasm that led us to see our work and our farm with new eyes, without ever making us forget the luck we have in being in such a beautiful place like Tuscany and living of our passion.
What is certain is that those who come from outside almost always see only the best and the positive sides of the life of the winemaker: work in the open air, magnificent scenery, good food and plenty of wine! We, who are part of it, also know the hardest and most demanding aspects to face but having someone who every day, with a foreign look, reminds us of the beauty that surrounds us, causes the fatigue, tiredness and discouragement, that sometimes can overwhelm, are welcomed with the knowledge that it is always worth it, because the rewards are immense.
We look forward to seeing you in 2021. A heartfelt wish for a better new year from La Lastra!