ETERE 2014


Dear Friends,

Spring has sprung at Petraia and we’ve got wine on the brain.

FOR ONTARIO RESIDENTS: A pre-summer shipment of a few hundred bottles of our 2014 red, “ETERE” (Italian for “ether”), is on its way. It’s a fresh, reasonably priced red without sulphites added, that is ready to drink now. See the tasting notes below. Price in Canadian dollars will be approximately $28.50* a bottle. Production was just 108 cases, so orders will be limited to 24 bottles.

Our consulting oenologist, Federico Cerelli, provided us with the following tasting notes on the 2014 Etere (80% Sangiovese, 20% Rebo):

Clean and precise on the nose with strawberry notes from the Rebo, black currents from the Sangiovese, and a spicy background that characterizes all Petraia’s reds. On the palate silky tannins and substantial acidity that produce a pleasing balance. Not too aggressive in spite of its young age. Not long but quite full.

Previously these shipments were handled by Marcel Rethore, mostly as a favour to us. We’re grateful to Marcel for all he did to get our wine to you. We’re pleased to announce that Primaia wines will now be distributed in Ontario by Mark Cuff at The Living Vine. For more than a decade Mark has been a pioneer in the representation of premium biodynamic, organic and natural wines from some of the world’s iconic producers. Check out his absorbing site and the Petraia profile

If you would like some Etere for the summer please contact Mark at For those of you who have already placed your order, it will be included in the shipment to Mark and he will be in touch when it arrives. As always we will try to get some wine to everyone who wants it.

If you are interested in either of our 2011 Super Tuscans, “Uno” or  “Due”, please contact us at for direct sales and shipping.

Our 2014 white, this year called “PERSUE”, should be ready to release towards the end of June in time for a fall shipment.

FOR OUR CLIENTS IN THE REST OF CANADA, THE U.S. AND THE REST OF THE WORLD: Please contact us at for direct sales and shipping. For those of you who have already ordered wine, we will be in touch with shipping details within the next couple of weeks.

Technical information on all our wines can be found by clicking on the wine labels here on our website.

Thanks for your continuing interest in Petraia and wishing you the best for the summer.


Susan and Michael


* Depending on the EUR/CAD exchange rate at the time of shipping.


Posted By: sheri levitt May 16th, 2015 @ 2:44 pm

Do you know when these wines will arrive and in what areas of Ontario?. We have checked with the LCBO and theyare unaware….

We are excited to try it!!

Thank you,

Posted By: lapetraia May 16th, 2015 @ 11:06 pm

Hi Sheri,

They will be available in Ontario by private order through Mark Cuff at The Living Vine…You can email him at They will not be in the LCBO. Estimated arrival is around the end of June/early July…

Thank you!

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