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Casale Marchese, Frascati Superiore

The Casale Marchese winery estate, which extends over more than 50 hectares is dedicated mainly to specific grape cultivars. It is situated in the heart of the Frascati DOCG zone and overlooks one of the most charming landscapes of Rome and the Tuscolo hills, where vineyards interweave with ancient olive groves. The terrain is of … Continue reading

Aitna Etna Rosso

Aitna was a Greek-Siceliot polis located on the slope of the volcano Etna.  They called this wine Aitna to honour their volcano on which it grows, choosing the Aetna tetradrachm as our winery logo. It is produced from autochthnous grapes: Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio cultivated using the classic “alberello” system. They have been cultivated … Continue reading

Malabalia, Mezzavilla, Barbera d’Alba Superiore

The vineyard belonging to the possession of Cascina Vallaretto, property of Canale Malabaila’s Counts from 1583, year of purchase by Roero’s Counts. This wine is a 100% Barbera grape variety. The colour is intense ruby red with warm purple tones. The bouquet is impressive, concentrated and rich cherry, hot cherry jam, dark spices, chocolate and … Continue reading

Cantina Dal Maso, a centenarian tradition

  Among the beautiful hills of Selva di Montebello in the province of Vicenza, in the heart of the Doc Gambellara area is the cellar Dal Maso. Born at the end of the nineteenth century thanks to the foresight of Luigino Dal Maso who started a series of important investments and acquisitions of new properties … Continue reading

Prosecco DOCG 1868 Brut, Carpene’ Malvolti

For over 145 years Carpene’ Malvolti‘s passion for tradition and research for innovation are the features that characterize this company historically the first to sparkling the typical Prosecco. Born from the dream of Antonio Carpenè to produce a sparkling wine with the grapes harvested in the hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, a dream that has … Continue reading

Massimago Zurlie, bottle re-fermented Corvina

A Sur-lie reminds us ancient vinifications styles.  When wines used to be just a little less perfect,  and imperfections were probably their greatest qualities. Not just a fragrant and fresh wine, easy to pair, but also  an easy-going wine concept.” This sur-lie comes from my idea of playing the variety ‘native Corvina: natural, fragrant, fresh … 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

Chianti Classico Castello di Querceto Riserva

The Castello di Querceto and the land that surrounds it are rich in history. If in the past the Castello’s role was to stand guard on the via Cassia Imperiale, one of ancient Rome’s main ‘highways’ in order to defend its territory. The Castello di Querceto is today run by Alessandro and Antonietta François. Together … 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

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