A family vineyard for three generations, Petrussa is rooted in the millennial farming culture and creates some of the Fruili Venezia Giulia region’s most distinctive and well-favored wines.
Fruili Venezia Giulia is one of the most beautiful and unique wine regions in Italy known for its myriad of small, high quality family-run vineyards and diverse production of indigenous and International grape varietals.
is owned by the five Bianchi-Michiel sisters. They have recently begun a major investment to bring the family estate back to its fullest potential. The imposing villa here was originally designed by the famed architect Palladio in 1548 but there are documented records of wine production on the estate from as early 1262
Veneto in the top northeast corner of Italy is protected from Europe’s winters by the Alps on one side and the Adriatic on the other. The coastal center and jewel of the region is legendary Venice with its romantic gondolas winding through its canals and churches overflowing with art treasures. Nearby Verona, by Lago di Garda was the fabled setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and today home to Italy’s largest wine fair, the annual Vinitaly. A wide variety of grapes are grown in the Venato and include the famous Soave wines, its Valplicello and Bardolino DOC reds and the historic Vespaiolo varietal.
Nestled in the northwest of Italy in the Lombardy region, this small, family-owned vineyard is run by three brothers: Luigi, Dario and Paolo Turina. The family has been growing grapes on this land for several generations and their wines reflect the passion and commitment to the family traditions.
Lombardy is primarily considered the industrial and commercial capital of Italy but it is also blessed with spectacular lakes, from chic Lake Como to exuberant Lake Garda.
This modern, family-owned winery is nestled among the gentle hills of the Piedmont region, next to the Tanaro River. Originally owned by Angelo Salvano who began producing wines at his farm in the 1930s, the business is now in the hands of his grandson, Ezio Salvano.
Piedmont is often called the “Burgundy of Italy”, as it is most famous for its boutique wines and outstanding gastronomy.
Corsignano is an estate in the Chianti Classico region owned and operated by Mario and Elena Gallo. They are committed to a sustainable and minimal environmental impact and are currently in the final year of their process to organic certification. From their 25 acres of vines they produce the classic Chianti wines and a remarkable super Tuscan.
Tuscany is perhaps the most well known state in Italy. It is considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance which spawned artists like Bruneleschi, Leonardo and Michaelangelo. And poets to Dante, who created the modern Italian language. And of course Florence had its Medici’s, the most famous being its art patron /poet / ruler Lorenzo the Magnificent. Equally well known are Tuscany’s Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano wine regions. Those classic wines are joined by today’s new Super Tuscans.
The Fioroni family farm, Fattoria Poggio Alloro, is situated in the rolling hills outside San Gimignano. Three generations of the Fioroni family work the land using age-old practices, growing a bounty of fruits and vegetables, and raising bees, saffron and prized traditional Tuscan Chianina cattle. They grow wheat for their own pasta, olives for the extra virgin olive oil, and grapes for their award-winning wines.
I Sodi means “hard soil” in Italian. The Farmhouse I Sodi was built in 1893 on stony soil, among the wooded hills of Tuscany, halfway between the village of Monti and the Castle of Brolio.
Tuscany is known for its sunny, rolling hills, and its soil and weather conditions are ideal for grape growing. Wine has literally been a part of the Tuscan civilization for over 3,000 years.
San Clementeis a young winery owned by the Siculi family in Montefalco . They grow the famed Sagrantino and Grechetto grapes on the compact 40 acre estate and with the support and guidance of enologist Marco Bernabei (link?) they have begun to produce superb examples of the single varietal wines named for these legendary grapes.
Umbria nestled in the center of Italy, and is one of its smallest regions. And the only landlocked state on the peninsula. It’s famous for the many beautiful walled hill top villages like Perugia, Montefalco, Orvieto and Panicale. Though it produces less wine than its neighbor Tuscany, it nonetheless has superb wines to its credit, generally based on its indigenous varietals, Sagrantino & Grechetto