A WINE ESTATE UNVEILED

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Venissa, the wine of Venice

The Venissa Estate lies on Mazzorbo, one of the three islands of Native Venice, an archipelago of nature, colors, flavors, and art that also includes Burano and Torcello. “While accompanying several customers on a trip to Torcello, I noticed an old grapevine in a private garden beside the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta. I managed … Continue reading

Gamvs MMXXII Dolcetto d’Alba Superiore

Passion for wine, an indissoluble passion for the Mossio family. Valerio and Remo, supported by Michele, their grandson, are personally committed to produce Dolcetto d’Alba, Bricco Caramelli and Piano delli Perdoni; Barbera, Nebbiolo and Langhe Rosso, the result of a happy union between Nebbiolo, Barbera and Dolcetto, “Gamvs”, Dolcetto d’Alba Superiore (premium quality) and “Le … Continue reading

Barolo la Serra by Bosco Agostino wine estate

The Bosco Agostino farm is run as a family business with one goal: achieve grapes of the maximum quality to be transformed into a wine with personality rendering it special and unique. The total vined surface area of the farm is currently at about 4 hectares divided between Nebbiolo, Barbera and Dolcetto. All vineyards are … Continue reading

Brunello di Montalcino 2011, Tenute Silvio Nardi

Tenute Silvio Nardi, thanks to its expansive size, encompasses a wide variety of aspects and soils. The Nardi vineyards amount to fully 50 hectares planted to Sangiovese for Brunello, one of the largest vineyard holdings in the entire denomination. The Brunello di Montalcino Silvio Nardi, enfolds two growing areas (Casale del Bosco and Manachiara), two … Continue reading

San Leonardo 2011 a “warm northern character”

The winery lies in the southern portion of the Trentino region, just a few steps from the border with the Veneto, in what was once a fief of the Church, but today is a small hamlet synonymous with one of treasures that contributed to the creation of Italy’s wine culture. The vineyards, 25 hectares in … Continue reading

Mosnel, Parose’ Rose’ pas dose’ Millesimato 2011

In the heart of Franciacorta, in Camignone, lies the historic villa with its sixteenth-century cellars and the adjoining lands, evidence of the long winemaking tradition “Mosnel”, the dialect name of Celtic origin meaning stony, heap of stones; on which stands the Company. All 38 hectares of land are Mosnel properties and cultivation, is conducted with … Continue reading

Chianti Ruffina DOCG Riserva 2013

We are only ten miles from the border of the province of Florence, right on the edge of the wine-production zone of Chianti Rùfina, the smallest and oldest sub-zone in the great family of Chianti zones. On one side lie the famous city of Florence and the valley of the Arno River with its warmer … Continue reading

Basilisco, wine with timeless tradition

Visiting Vùlture, in the province of Potenza, on the border of Irpinia and northern Puglia, seems to the eye an enormous vulture seems to dominate its surrounding towns, among them the small hamlet of the little village of Barile, with its houses huddled up against each other. In this area, and in particular at Barile, … Continue reading

Perlae Naonis Prosecco

The San Simone Company has changed hands from father to son, undergoing a continuous and constant evolution, both from technological and commercial point of view. The vineyards are located in the Friuli Grave DOC and Prosecco DOC area in the municipalities of Porcia, Pasiano and Azzano Decimo. Today San Simone is been directed by Chiara, … Continue reading

Gagliole Colli della Toscana Centrale IGT

The lofty cypresses, the stepped terraces, the hedgerows interwoven with roses, aromatic herbs, and shrubs—these are the elements that comprise Gagliole’s welcome to its guests. The Antico Podere Gagliole, located in the classic Chianti-area, is a modern winery that boasts almost 20 hectares of vineyards, on two different sites, one in Castellina in Chianti and … Continue reading

Volutta’ brut sparkling wine from wine farm “Le tende”

Genuine appearance, quality and unique of its wines are the characteristics of the wines of the farm “Le tende””. The wines obtained through methods of craftsmanship closely related to the wine-growing traditions of the Garda are grown on more than clay soil plots, ideal environment for native red varieties and white grape and for the … Continue reading

Conte Vistarino Pernice 2012, elegant and authentic wine

Carlo Giorgi di Vistarino was one of the first  to introduce the pinot nero grape to the Oltrepo Pavese between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, going on to win awards in both London and Paris for the sparkling wines thus produced. Owner of an extensive estate in … Continue reading

Rio Bravo, “Espumante” from Brazil

We are in in Serra Gaucha in the south of Brazil a region renowned for its excellent wines and natural beauty. The history of the Mioranza Winery begins in 1964, when the Italian family Mioranza begins with the cultivation of vines in the town Flores da Cunha town. Achieving excellence in winemaking was the focus … Continue reading

LE SERRE NUOVE DELL’ORNELLAIA 2014

Vintage 2014 underlines the difference between the traditional vineyards of central Tuscany and Ornellaia’s Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon rich vineyards on the coast. Coming primarily from the Estate’s younger vineyards and made with the same passion and attention to detail as Ornellaia, Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia is a true “second vin”. A blend of Merlot, … Continue reading

Sinuelo winery. Brazilian wine … Italian heart

Since 1883, the Molon family settled in southern Brazil in the Serra Gaucha coming from the distant city of Arzignano in Veneto, from the very beginning has been dedicated to viticulture and the art of wine. From father to son, the raisin techniques were transmitted, understood and improved. The search for superior products begins in … Continue reading

Milantino wines: a year of awards

This was a year full of successes for Milantino!  The quality and attention it give to its labels, and as a reward received national and international awards. In Brazil Wine Challenge, which is Directed by the Brazilian Association of Oenology (ABE) and the magazine Adega, they were gathered labels of South Africa, Germany, Argentina, Australia, … Continue reading

Masseto 2013

Vintage 2013 will be remembered as one of the latest harvests in  history with particularly favorable growing conditions for Merlot.    The Masseto vineyard is a unique place with a mosaic of different soils including an exceptional presence of grey clay. The gentle breezes coming off the sea during the warm summer months, the intensity … Continue reading

Vini Contini: tradition and modernity from over a century

We are in the Sinis Peninsula (Sardinia) in Cabras on the ground typically devoted to the Vernaccia. Founded in 1898 by Salvatore Contini, the Contini winery is a journey into wine roads long and exciting. The winery today is an absolute excellence within the Sardinian wine scene. The company in the past has been widely … Continue reading

The Grillo from Feudo Maccari

We are in Noto, Sicily, land rich of history which has seen the passage of different peoples and cultures from the Romans to the Greeks to the Arabs but also the Normans the Aragonese. It is also the “Baroque” capital thanks to its ancient cathedral. That’s the place where Feudo Maccari lies which covers about … Continue reading

Calmarossa, wine with a “volcanic” character

Santa Maria la Nave is an Etna properties with native vines grown by “artisans” local, oenologists and with indigenous yeasts: united by respect for local values and territory. The small family farm Santa Maria la Nave is a heroic vineyard, because it is located at 1100 m. on Mount Etna, the active volcano highest in … Continue reading

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