Boffalora

Castione Andevenno

Province of Sondrio
Established: 2005
Owners: Giuseppe Guglielmo
Winemaker: Giuseppe Guglielmo
Production: 10,000 bottles
Hectares under vine: 3
Viticulture: Sustainable

Azienda Agricola Boffalora was established in 2005 when Giuseppe Guglielmo left behind his former career as a panel …


Briamara

Cuceglio

Province of Torino
Established: 2009
Owners: Maria Bianucci and Gigi Garanzini
Winemaker: Gian Marco Viano
Production: 60,000 bottles
Hectares under vine: 15
Viticulture: Conventional

There are more than a dozen wine zones in Piedmont’s Alpine foothills, the DOC zones …


Bellini

San Donà di Piave

Province of Venice
Established: 1988
Owners: Canella family
Winemaker: Lorenzo Canella
Viticulture: Conventional

The story of Bellini begins in Venice in 1948, when peach juice and prosecco were mixed to create a refreshing summer drink. Named …


Calabretta

Randazzo

Province of Catania
Established: 1900’s
Owner: Massimiliano Calabretta
Winemakers: Massimiliano Calabretta
Production: 20,000 bottles
Hectares under vine: 10
Viticulture: Organic

Massimiliano Calabretta is the fourth generation of his family to produce wine on Mount Etna. Beginning in the early …


San Giorgio

Montalcino
Province of Siena
Established: 2001
Owner: Claudio Tipa
Winemakers: Federico Staderini
Production: 25,000 bottles
Hectares under vine: 8.5
Viticulture: Organic

Recently purchased by neighbouring Poggio di Sotto, the San Giorgio estate includes six hectares of Brunello and 2.5 of …


Fiorini

Owners: Neil & Maria Empson
Established: 2012
Winemaker: Franco Bernabei

Fiorini is made from mostly Sangiovese, with small amounts of Canaiolo, Ciliegiolo and Cabernet Sauvignon. To qualify for Superiore, the grapes must come from the Chianti DOCG – including any …


Ziro

In Venetian dialect, ziro means to circle or spin, referring to the circulation of money in Venice’s
Rialto business district. Today, Prosecco is the wine that spins the dollars of the wine business in the Veneto region. Ziro, made from …


Gaudio – Bricco Mondalino

Vignale Monferrato

Province of Alessandria
Established: 1973
Owners: Gaudio family
Winemaker: Beatrice Gaudio
Production: 100,000 bottles
Hectares under vine: 18
Viticulture: Sustainable

The Gaudio family established their family winery on the Mondalino hill – bricco in Italian – in Monferrato, …


Scala

Cirò Marina

Province of Crotone
Established: 1949
Owners: Scala family
Winemakers: Luigi Scala
Production: 35,000 bottles
Hectares under vine: 10
Viticulture: Organic

 

Calabria is located at the ‘toe’ of the Italian peninsula and is characterized by its Mediterranean climate. …


Tenuta RussoBruno

Tufo

Province of Avellino
Established: 2013
Owners: Roberto Russo and Marco Bruno
Winemaker: Vincenzo Mercurio
Production: 12,000 bottles
Hectares under vine: 4
Viticulture: Organic

Roberta Russo and Marco Bruno purchased an old vineyard in Tufo with one clear goal in …