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The Green Amphora Manifesto

The Tombolini “100 years” amphora project The amphora-shaped bottle represents the identity of the Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi appellation since almost 70 years. But it is also an image of unique power, deeply rooted in what Carl Jung would call our collective unconscious: the amphora is the first wine vessel in history. In Georgia […]
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12
Feb

Land of the Verdicchio: the History of Castelli di Jesi

Staffolo, our town, has a name that is evocative as it is important, plunging its roots deep into history. With the rediscovery of the classical world during humanism, scholars attributed to Staffolo’s toponymy a noble and unique origin: they believed that Staffolo came from the Greek “Staphyle”, which means grapes. Mythology and legends recount the […]
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10
Sep

100 years

A bittersweet centenary, in which we let silence and isolation unleash our fantasy, tangible and almost tactile as ever before, even if only through the pixels of a computer screen. If 2020 has taken away much of our lightheartedness and our best friend Alpesh Amin, whom we dream in flight over Palo Alto’s clouds; 2021 […]
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6
Mar
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