TENUTA IL POGGIONE COVERS AN AREA OF 530 HECTARES (1300 ACRES), OF WHICH 140 HECTARES (336 ACRES) ARE PLANTED WITH VINES AND 50 HECTARES (120 ACRES) WITH OLIVE TREES; THE REST ARE DEDICATED TO GRAIN FIELDS, FOREST AND LIVESTOCK.
HE ESTATES GUIDING PRINCIPLE IS TO PAY GREAT CARE TO THE VINES, BECAUSE THE SECRET OF PRODUCING GREAT RED WINES LIES IN THE HIGH-QUALITY VINEYARD WORK.
In the light of a sustainable agriculture, the winery has always planted different crops along the vineyards and limited the use of chemicals.
Most recently, it has installed solar panels on the roof of its cellar, with the purpose to reduce the carbon footprint of its wines.
The vineyard work is mainly manual, for the harvest and for the other jobs.
Thanks to the practice of the green harvest, the monitoring of the vineyards health conditions and the soils nutritional needs, it is possible to obtain an excellent wine even in more difficult vintages.