Ep.60. / Pfitscher bottles Alpine freshness with golden ripeness!
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After a long break, the 60th episode will feature one of my favourite wineries: Pfitscher out of Montagna, Alto Adige. All of the Pfitscher wines carry a fresh Alpine DNA with a perfect ripeness, finesse and precision. My guest was Daniel Pfitscher, the main face of the estate, whose family started making wines in the middle of the 19th century in the leading white wine region of Italy. He will introduce us to his homeland, how his team achieves crispiness together with excellent ripeness at the same time in their vineyards and cellar, you can also learn the secret of the 92 years old grandpa who still an active member of the team, you'll get to hear THE RED VARIETY of the region with some food-pairing tips. And as always, much more! Unfortunately, the sound quality is not the best, but I hope it doesn't get in the way of hearing the essence of the exceptional Pfitscher wine ghosts, so enjoy! Timeline: 2:06 - The Essence of the Alto-Adige Region 6:17 - USP of Alto-Adige 9:24 - Soil in Alto-Adige 12:09 - Montagna and the Pfitscher areas 16:04 - The Pfitscher winemaking family 18:58 - Structure of the winery, flagship wines and grape varieties 21:54 - Winemaking and élevage for different wines 26:21 - Organics and Casa Clima for sustainability 31:40 - Lagrein and Vernatsch 34:42 - Lighter Red wine trends 37:21 - Wine pairings tips for the portfolio 41:34 - Look into the future 43:04 - Marvellous Architecture of the winery and reasons for a visit! Guest: Daniel Pfitscher | Pfitscher Winery | Wine Ghosts Instagram: @wineghosts |  Support & Get Exclusive on the Wine Ghosts Patreon Site: https://www.patreon.com/wineghosts | Join the Wine Ghosts Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/wineghosts/ | Wine Ghosts' Channels (Instagram, Podcast etc.): https://linktr.ee/wineghosts
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