“Antica Enotria” is family managed winery, a 12 hectares vineyard laying just a few kilometers from the Gulf of Manfredonia, cultivated as organic since 1993.
The older vineyards are trained to the traditional local Puglia “pergola”, while the younger plantings - put in less than ten years ago - are trained to the spurred cordon.
The finest vines are the varieties indigenous to Puglia - Nero di Troia, Primitivo and Negroamaro - as well as varieties classic to areas bordering Daunia, such as Aglianico and Falanghina. The Montepulciano too deserves mention, planted as it is in a vast area from the Abruzzo in the north down to the Tavoliere delle Puglie in the south. Sangiovese is also grown.
Cantina Fiorentino is located in Galatina, in province of Lecce, in the hearth of Salento.
The love that Fiorentino Family has for Salento region pushed them to invest in the agriculture sector and to dedicate themselves to viticulture. From there, the next step towards the production of their own wine came naturally: with the cooperation of Mr Elio Minoia, an oenologist dealing with the biologic vineyards and wines for 30 years now, started the journey towards the production which point of reference is the complete environmental sustainability of products.
In 2017 Pierantonio Fiorentino bought the vineyards of the Galatina historic winery, Valle dell’Asso, formerly owned by winemaker Luigi Vallone. The transition, however, was born in the sign of continuity: the winemaker, in fact, is the same for both. The company now reaches 100 hectares of vineyards, all certified as Organic.
Duca Carlo Guarini
Living in Apulia since 1040, the Duca Carlo Guarini is a family arrived from Normandy in Terra d’Otranto centuries ago: a lot to tell, many stories handed down, many historical figures who have been connected to the family in the past even hosted kings and saints.
But the best story to tell is the one that binds the Duca Carlo Guarini family to the earth: having been cultivating it for almost thousand years, they see themselves as farmers and guardians of the Apulian agricultural heritage.The wines, oils, cereals, legumes and preserves produced all reflect the character of the Salento territory and tell of sun, sea, passion, history, elegance, culture and hospitality.
The Duca Carlo Guarini properties include 700 hectares (which 70 hectares are vineyards), farms, masserie, a cellar and an old mill. Nowadays they still work hard to safeguard the typical vines and olive trees, supporting all the grape varieties of the Salento region.
Casa Roma is the name of an old country house which sits in the land around the Piave river. Home of the Peruzzetto family for generations, Casa Roma has a tradition of wine growing which stretches back over the centuries. Nowadays the Peruzzetto family keeps on using the most authentic resources to get the very best from varieties that have grown for centuries, in particular the Treviso area’s most famous native grape Raboso.
Luigi Peruzzetto is the man behind this tradition renaissance: thanks to his strong bond and deep devotion to the land, he nurtures the dream to bring out the true value of the most authentic resources and achieve some truly excellent results.
Cantina Le Monde is located in Friuli, within the famous Grave del Friuli area that extends from the foothills of the Alps to the Adriatic Sea.
The origins of the estate that once owned the farmland can be traced back to the early 1700's.
Today the winery is the only rural house from this period still operational in the area, surrounded by 70 hectares vineyards.
The nature of the soil, the protection of the Alps to the Northeast and gentle cooling breezes of the Adriatic combine with long days of bright sunshine to enhance complexity, richness of grape extract and wine longevity.
Environmental commitment is at the heart of all that the Le Monde team does.
They look after the land and the land it will look after them, being sure that responsible farming and high-quality wines go hand-in-hand, where uncompromising winemaking skills are cultural.
Located in the eastern part of the province of Venice - in the area of Lison-Pramaggiore DOC (Denomination of Controlled Origin – the Cason Brusà winery since 1976 has been dedicating particular care to the land and the health of the grapes.
Over the centuries, the overflow of the Tagliamento waters, which flows not far from the winery, has led to the formation of a dolomitic sand substratum very rich in calcium and magnesium carbonate, important to obtain fine wines, with elegant aromas and great value.
The high quality grapes are the result of a careful study of the "terroir". The hand-picked product undergoes a process that respects the tradition and the quality of the grapes. In the same vineyard several clones (from two to five) of the same vine are planted in order to emphasize the best characteristics of each. .
The Elusìa range – a brand of the Italian Wine Atelier – is a selection of high-quality organic wines, from the most representative Italian areas with the highest production of organic viticulture.
Italian Wine Atelier matches the experience and understanding of the market, aiming to offer diversity, value and individual style through skilled partners from different Italian regions, therefore the Elusìa wines are specifically selected to meet the needs and demands of the key sales sectors.
Nowadays the Elusìa wines represent the very best of the Italian organic winemaking art.
30 hectares in Cessalto district (Treviso province), nearby the forest of Olmè, with the relevant farmsteads: nowadays these vineyards are the heart of the estate from early 1900. On the ‘60s, the Zanazzo family did acquire the neighboring plot of land, till the current 114 hectares forming the Ca’ Matilde estate, which production includes both vineyards and apples and kiwi orchards. The small farms of Ca’ Marco and Ca’ Anna still remains the heart of the estate.
Starting from 2012 a decision was made to prolong the manufacturing and commercial spinneret where a part of Prosecco, Pinot Grigio and Cabernet wines is bottled and sold directly. So, the third generation of the Zanazzo family - currently represented by Guido - did develop the brand “Ca’ Matilde”.
Seventy years ago, in the heart of Murgia, on the hills from Turi to Gioia del Colle, Raffaele Giuliani gave birth to this reality, today led by Vito Donato Giuliani. The unique terroir and the favorable climate allow the bunches of grapes to reach the right level of ripening and to convey the peculiarities of the territory to wines, with the deep red-purple colour that is characteristic of grapes of Primitivo and Aleatico. The estate extends for about 50 hectares in the region called “beneath the channel”, nearby the archaeological region of Monte Sannace. The whole cycle of wine production is controlled with care and great passion from the handmade grape-harvesting to the wine-making, in order to obtain wines of quality. The cycle ends with the bottling, carefully made by the winemaker Luca Petrelli and the agronomist Vito Donato Giuliani.
Vigna dei Lupi
Vigna dei Lupi was born in 2007 from a group of passionate friends aiming to invest time and resources into a project of premium wines, unique for both quality and design. The estate is located in the Avellino province (Campania region) with properties extending for twelve hectares, which the brand “Dodicièttari” comes from.
Having bought the vinery after an accurate research and selection, these guys have introduced a radical transformation in operations, while maintaining a deep respect for local tradition and expertise. Thus, the ancient knowledge meets modern methods and both make their grapes the ideal basis for high level wines. Nowadays the annual production is c. 25.000 bottles, with a growth projection of up to c. 150.000 bottles within the next five years.
Moreover, the range of wines have been increased including the sparkling Franciacorta wines, following a recent acquisition of a winery in the Franciacorta DOCG region.
Part of the Kikau Group, Amastuola is a company founded in 1984 by Giuseppe Montanaro who manages the business along with his sons Donato and Filippo, and his daughter Ilaria. This is a family united by the common goal of innovation while respecting the rich history and tradition of the region.
Amastuola is a place created in the mind of Giuseppe Montanaro, an eclectic entrepreneur with innovative ideas, who is sensitive to the environment, culture and knowledge.
Amastuola vineyard is the only one of its kind in the world that is able to combine production, aesthetics and tradition, receiving many international awards over the years. It is characterised by rows of undulating vines running in parallel waves for about three kilometres and interspersed with 1,500 olive trees placed in twenty-four islands over the whole area of the vineyard.
Podere L’Aja was founded in 1980 by two brothers from Milan, who fell in love with the extraordinary beauty of the Chianti area. Over the decades further vineyards have been acquired in the same area up to the current 12 hectares of vineyards, for a total production of 500-600 hl/year, with a sales potential of around 70,000 bottles/year. All the grapes used for winemaking are grown on the estate properties.
On 2009 the winery has been totally renewed and equipped with Slavonian and French oak barriques and tonneaux to produce high level and premium wines.
In order to meet any sustainability requirements, vines growing is chemical-free, carried out with only mechanical means; on early 2017 the procedure for organic certification was started, which can be claimed from the 2020 vintage, while the words "in conversion" will be applicable in the meanwhile.
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