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Agricola Fontanelle Italian Winery

Agricola Fontanelle

Agricola Fontanelle is located in Chianti, Tuscany, west of Chianciano Terme. The vineyards encompass 55 hectares and are family owned and operated by the legendary Rosati Brothers, Ricardo, Leonardo and Valerio together with their parents. Ricardo relies on his personal passion and his experience inherited over generations of family winemaking to create wines of depth and complexity. Agricola Fontanelle has an agricultural side, raising heirloom Cinta Senese pigs for prosciutto and other cured meats. They also produce…Learn More

Bric Cenciurio Italian Winery

Bric Cenciurio

Bric Cenciurio is the name of a small strip of hillside in the commune of Castellinaldo near Roero and is the latest addition to the ranks of Barolo producers. Founded in 1990 when Franco Pittore joined his brother-in-law Carlo Sacchetto to purchase land in the Roero, the goal was single winery sourcing grapes from both Pittatore’s Barolo vineyards and from the Sacchetto family’s grapes in Magliano Alfieri. When Franco Pittatore tragically lost his life in a tractor accident in 1996, his brother-in-law Carlo Sacchetto took over to bring their dream to fruition. He was assisted by Franco’s sister, Fiorella, and by his sons, Alessandro and Alberto…Learn More

Corte Figaretto Italian Winery

Corte Figaretto

Corte Figaretto’s family-run farm is in the heart of Valpantena, a valley situated just north of Verona. In this southerly exposed valley lie its vineyards, planted to Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, Cabernet and Merlot. The essentially Mediterranean climate, characterized by contained rainfall, is further tempered in the summer months by the evening breezes originating from the Lessino mountains. Mauro Bustaggi is the winemaker, his wife Patrizia is the cellar master, and Mauro’s brother is the vineyard manager…Learn More

Azienda Agricola Filippino Italian Winery

Azienda Agricola Filippino

On the right bank of the Tanaro river, 12 km from Alba, this family run estate sits on the steep hilly slopes of the Serra Capelli Hill. The south-west facing vineyards encompass 10 acres and are planted to Nebbiolo, Barbera and Dolcetto. Elio Filippino is the winemaker and his wife Miriam, mother Lucia and sister of Ivana, all contribute greatly to the production of high quality wines. Traditional winemaking along with biodynamic vineyard practices. All year round, from spring to summer, from autumn to winter, Azienda Agricola Filippino opens its doors to visitors because the hill of Serra Capelli is something to be seen and experienced during every season…Learn More

Il Valentiano Italian Winery

Il Valentiano

The “Valentiano” is the name of farm estate. It takes its origin from the joining of the names Valentina and Fabiano. Most of the estate is 400 m. above the sea level. The reddish soil is rich in iron and clay which perfectly drain it and together with the microclimate make it the perfect soil for the growing of vines. Sangiovese is the only vine they grow, and the winery is equipped with the most modern technologies in the enological field. Committed to sustainable production methods, Valentiano vineyards does not employ the use of pesticides or herbicides…Learn More

Malabaila Di Canale Italian Winery

Malabaila Di Canale

The Castle of the Malabailas of Canale was built around 1270 as a defense fortress of the village of Canale. Around 1600, the castle was enlarged to become a residence, and in 1512, passed to the Malabailas. In their cellars, in the middle of the vineyards, wines are maturing in constant temperature and away from light and noise. The Malabailas are noble family from the city of Asti. The Malabaila vineyards are positioned not far from the town of Alba north of the river Tanaro in an unique area characterized by small steep hills and scattered woodland. Since the Medieval era, it has been known as Roero…Learn More

Marchesi Gondi Italian Winery

Marchesi Gondi

On the wooded hills north east of Florence in the heart of the Chianti Rufina district, which has been famous for its wines since the Renaissance, we find TENUTA BOSSI. Its 315 hectares, stretching altitudes ranging from 200 and 400 meters above sea level are dedicated to vineyards, olive groves, forests, and grains. There is also the impressive XV century villa. The Marchesi Gondi acquired it from the Tolomei family in 1592, and the family has been producing Chianti Rufina wines for over four centuries. The current owners are Bernardo Gondi and his sister Donatella Gondi.…Learn More

San Cassiano Italian Winery

San Cassiano

San Cassiano seeks harmony with nature and a balance between tradition and modernity. Vinification is done without oenological intervention by simply allowing the nature of the wine to take shape, to place its personality in the forefront; always unique and different, according to the terroir and vintage. The practice of drying grapes in Valpolicella is unique in the world of red wines. The particular climate facilitates this delicate phase which permits the producer to increase the level of sugars and the organoleptic intensity. Aging takes place in fine and extremely fine grain French durmast oak casks without adding foreign scents of wood to the wine, but simply by protecting it from humidity and extreme temperatures…Learn More

Vetrère Italian Winery

Vetrère

Vetrère winery is owned and operated by Francesca and Annamaria Bruni, two sisters who share a passion for their family business of producing olive oil from ancient olive groves and wines from native Puglian varietals. The farm stretches out over 300 sun-drenched acres in two zones of Apulia, one close to the Ionian Sea and one on the Adriatic coast. The winery has been a part of their family for over 300 years and their dedication to preserving the family culture and expressing the gifts that nature has bestowed on the region is found in every bottle of the wines they produce.

Vigna Sancol Italian Winery

Vigna Sancol

Forty miles north of Venice on the slopes of Cartizze, prime prosecco country, is a charming stone house called Osteria Senz’ Oste. The name translates to Tavern Without Host, and the place is exactly that, a place where you take fresh bread, cheese, artisanal salami, chestnuts, cookies, and many varieties of sparkling wine, all on the honor system — or, as proprietor Cesare De Stefani says, “trust in the people.” The hills of the Prosecco DOC area lie between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene about one hour from Venice…Learn More
Learn more about Vigna Sancola in this New York Times Travel Section article.

Villa Del Cigliano Italian Winery

Villa Del Cigliano

The Villa del Cigliano has been in the Antinori family since 1500. The Villa is situated in the Chianti Classico area near the village of San Casciano in Val di Pesa in the tuscan countryside, 20 km from the center of Florence. It was built in the second half of the 1400s on existing medieval buildings. Alessandro di Niccolò Antinori bought it at the end of that century, and it still belongs to the descendants of Eleonora Antinori, recently deceased. The courtyard of the Villa is adorned by two round majolica garlands, attributed to Giovanni della Robbia…Learn More

Villa Terlina Italian Winery

Villa Terlina

Villa Terlina is a 7-hectare estate in the hilly area south-east of Agliano Terme in the heart of Piedmont. The top soil is a marly-calcium rich layer above a gypsum-rock base creating a distinct minerality in all of the wines. The structure of the land creates an excellent water balance which also contributes to the uniqueness of Villa Terlina’s wines: well-structured, mineral, elegant, and with a wide range of flavors and aromas. In 1997, winemaker Paolo Alliate bought Villa Terlina and began to make his own wine. Starting in 2008, the vineyard implemented biodynamic methods and has been pesticide-free…Learn More

De Lorenzi Family

De Lorenzi

“We are rooted to the land, like our vines…”
Since Roman times, two areas, today identified as DOC Friuli Grave and DOC Lison Pramaggiore, have been regarded as particularly suitable for wine growing. The vineyards of the Paolo De Lorenzi Estate benefit from an ideal terroir and microclimate. The De Lorenzi family has stewarded wine growing and winemaking, in Pravisdomini, since 1973, working with great passion blending tradition with technology.…Learn More

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